Mary Kenny: Cuisine de France
Your guide to French dinner party etiquette
All language skills need to be practiced and polished, so I attend monthly French conversation classes to keep the lingo refreshed.
Last month, our teacher decided to give us a tutorial about the way to behave when (or if?) invited to a French dinner party.
"First of all," said Anne, "there's the question of s'habiller. That is, correct - dress. You wear what is appropriate to the company and the occasion."