COOKERY COURSE PROGRAM ON HERBS AND SPICE IN SOUTH OF FRANCE NEAR MONTPELLIER
The first second and third weekends of the month is the Marco Polo course for interested amateurs. "beginner" cooks are also welcome.
We look at 40 spices and flavors. We prepare some simple quick recipes which take less than15 minutes of preparation.
We review at least 25 recipes. Cost is 95 €.
With aperitif, dinner and drinks the cost is €120.
Starts on Saturday at 14.00 and finishes around 23.00
The 1st 2nd and 3rd weekend of the month is the Vasco de Gama course with 80 spices which lasts for two days, from Saturday lunch through the end of Sunday afternoon.
Cost is € 315 per person and includes one night in a double room, 4 meals and drinks. For partners the cost is € 120. We review between 50 and 60 recipes.
The 4th weekend of the month is the Magellan course, or a themed course. Magellan runs from Thursday evening through to Sunday evening. We spend half the time on spices, and the other half discovering the region. Cost is € 490 per person or € 750 per couple and includes 3 nights' accommodation, 9 meals and drinks. Excursions not compulsory with a dinner at restaurant near the sea are extra (€ 80 per person).
If you are enthusiastic beginner, a sophisticated gourmet or an expert cook we have a course to suit your needs!
(FOR A COURSE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE YOU NEED TO BE 5 STUDENTS)
Themed courses planned for the spring
2. An introduction to Italian food. Antipasti, the main pasta sauces : pesto, arrabiata, tomato ‘ragu' simmered for 2 hours, amatriciana “roman” style, seafood, squid ink. The true Tiramisu with chocolate savings and Amaretto.
3. Ten recipes for healthy and tasty every day eating.
Themed courses planned for summer
4. Ten salad recipes and ten fruit recipes for all occasions.
5. Ten barbecue recipes and original sauces to amaze your friends.
6. An introduction to Chinese cooking – Peking, Cantonese, Sichuan, Shanghai.
7. Wok cooking.
Themed courses planned for autumn
8. Mushroom recipes.
9. Risotto's, Pilaf's, Sushi and Cantonese rice.
10. The cabbage- stuffed cabbage, borsch and cabbage salads.
Themed courses planned for winter
11. Aphrodisiac spices for Valentine's day.
12. Salmon and Tuna: Salmon – marinated raw, smoked, sushi, Swedish style – Tuna – tartar, in steaks with sweet or hot spices.
13. Introduction to Indian cooking – biryani, lassi, nan bread, tandoori and curries.
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR COOKERY COURSE ?
If you live more than 100 km away you can choose a course with accommodation in Aulas
Vasco de Gama is two days and one night, and is devoted entirely to cooking
Magellan is three days and three nights with half of the time devoted to cooking
And the other half spent exploring the region
Do you live in the Montpellier or Nimes area ?
Choose the Marco Polo course for one afternoon or the Vasco de Gama course which covers all the spices over two days
From Marco Polo to Ali Baba: the discovery of 40 spices : lessons are in the rose's garden in spring
Combine the discovery of Cevennes with a culinary workshop on spices
introduction to spices : how to choose them ? where to buy them ? How to store them ?
Combine the discovery of Cevennes with a culinary workshop
Cooking with spices is tasty and healthy, a good present to offer to your children
Embark on an exciting journey of discovery into the world of spices
From Marco Polo to Ali Baba : the discovery of 80 herbs and spices.
Gourmet food spices, cooking light recipe, cooking french, class cooking
Cookery course program on herbs and spice in South of France near Montpellier
cooking light recipe, cooking french, class cooking
Archimbolo only vegetables!
samples of herbs and spices used in the courses
Gourmet food spices, cooking french, class cooking...
Yum Yum in a sixteenth century house
how to use 40 spices or 80 or 100 spices in your everyday light recipes?
heating the spices in the wok
Roquefort on the Causses, one hour from Aulas
hte break after tasting the recipes done by the students
who will make the best recipe?
40 spices, a culinary workshop on spices in South of France, near Montpellier, Yum Yum in a sixteenth century house
not far from us the city of Nimes
the cirque de Navacelles near Aulas a good place to visit
TV and press often come to brodcast our spices lessons (here chanel 1)
the camargue near Aulas a good place to visit
not far from us the Pont du Gard
Millau a good place to visit
coming with her grand mother, a nice idea
a student from India already a good cook
the gorges du Tarn near Aulas a good place to visit
a student from Tunisia already a good cook
the TV is on!
you are wlcome with your children
TV and press often come to brodcast our spices lessons (here chanel 6)
Bouzigues where you will eat oysters and bouillabaisse
we are ready to taste the spicy dinner