why learn French

French bistro Cafe GourmandeBecause French meals are on the UNESCO Heritage list. I didn’t even know food could be on the list! But think about it – aren’t crepes as valuable to humanity as the pyramids?

Truth be told there are apparently two lists. One, the better known, is for world heritage sites, and one is for intangible cultural heritage at risk of being lost. French gastronomy is on the second one, which is a fascinating compendium – you could get lost in it for hours…

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