Konfekt Korner

Swiss sledges, Parisian chocolate and playing Cupid

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1 February 2022

Episode 12

42 minutes

We meet three masters of their craft: the Lindauer family, who have been making sledges in the Swiss mountains for three generations; Debauve et Gallais, the oldest chocolatier in Paris; and Cicely Travers, founder of lingerie brand Isosceles. Plus: writer Fleur Macdonald discusses the art of matchmaking.

1 February 2022

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Isosceles lingerie

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Paige Reynolds visits the south London studio of lingerie and swimwear designer Cicely Travers, who founded her brand Isosceles in 2016. We find out more about her approach to design, what led her to her craft and the complicated business of how lingerie should make you feel.

7 minutes

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Chapter 2

8 minutes


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Chapter 2

Debauve et Gallais

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Summary: Our reporter Colette Davidson heads to one of the oldest chocolatiers in Paris to learn about the artisanship and family traditions that have kept the craft going for over 200 years.

8 minutes

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Chapter 3

5 minutes


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Chapter 3

Lindauer sledges

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We meet the Lindauer family, who have been making high-end sledges for three generations in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, and take one out for a spin

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Chapter 4

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The art of matchmaking

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Writer Fleur Macdonald discusses why matchmaking has become a rare thing in the digital age and why we should put our hearts into it again.

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