French food company The Art Of Eating has some great products, which can be delivered just in time for your Christmas party. The firm flies in foie gras and other specialities of Perigord in south-west France. Besides foie gras de canard (from ducks) and foie gras d'oie (goose), they also carry heat-and-eat dishes such as tripes maison (an 800-gram serving to feed four, for $70), the famous white beans and sausage dish, cassoulet Perigourdin (1000 grams for two persons, $120), gigotins farcis et petits legumes au jus (pork stuffed with vegetables, 480 grams, $160), and confit de canard (two pieces, for $150) or confit de porc (400 grams for $110). The Art Of Eating also sells pates - le pate de campagne (130 grams for $35) and pate maison (120 grams for $30). Both the goose and duck foie gras come in blocs (pieces of livers, packed tightly into a container) or entier (which uses the best quality livers, pressed whole into the container) - bloc foie gras d'oie is $140 for 130 grams; entier is $220 for 120 grams. Bloc foie gras de canard is $120 for 130 grams, and entier is $260 for 190 grams. The products come in cans or glass jars. Delivery is free to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon for a minimum order of $300. For further information or to place an order, call Karine Le Tallec on 9155 1546, or 2817 2452. If you want to expand your holiday culinary repertoire, sign up for the class being taught this Tuesday (December 19) by Marc Toutain, executive chef of award-winning Avenue Restaurant and Bar at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile. Students will learn how to prepare warm potato pancakes with smoked salmon and sour cream, Christmas turkey with chestnut stuffing, and thin apple tart with vanilla ice-cream and brandy caramel sauce. The class is $500; phone 2315 1118 for reservations.