Cooking with Corinne, Périgord

cooking vacations

7 days / 6 nights (Sunday-Saturday)

Luxury private House accommodation

All breakfasts, lunches and dinners

Cooking classes & Visits to local producers

Cultural guided Tours

Transfers and transportation by private van


Other Programs

Before booking and paying a deposit, please complete the Contact Form online. Thank you.


Since the most ancient times, the land has been worked to offer the best produce… Farmers keep on raising ducks and geese, and developing walnut groves… Hunting, fishing, natural ressources from the Périgord generous terroir contributed to the greatest culinary art in France. Each season brings its gastronomic topic. Fall and Winter are the seasons of mushrooms (including black truffles), chestnuts, walnuts, escargots, game, etc. Spring and summer celebrate the bounty of Mother rebirth with flavorful vegetables and fruits, river fishes… Year-round, people enjoy foie gras, duck confit, sautéed potatoes, Bergerac wines… making the farms meals an institution!

You are a foodie traveler, and you are keen to experience the French South-West cuisine. You are interested in the history, traditions and French culture. You want to book an all-inclusive tour designed for small groups (up to 6 people). Our original Dordogne/Périgord program is for you!!


Join Corinne in her kitchen to learn the best of the South West traditional cuisine that you will be able to make at home with ingredients you will easily find. Our fully-equipped kitchen is set in a beautifully renovated house in Saint-Amand-de-Coly, one of the most beautiful villages in France.
This program includes 3 hands-on cooking classes scheduled in the morning or in the afternoon. You will experience many recipes from scratch. Despite the South West cuisine is reputed to be rich, Corinne has created well-balanced menus paired with local Bergerac, Montbazillac and Pecharmant wines.


What are you going to cook ?
The Périgord cuisine celebrates the countryside traditions. Menus follow seasonal fresh produce. It can include duck paté, onion soup, chestnut and foie gras velouté, escargots and mushrooms pastry, truffle scrambled eggs, beef fillet with wine sauce and seasonal vegetables, fish paupiette with a sauce beurre-blanc, chicken “Made-in-Périgord", seasonal fruits clafoutis, soufflé, walnut cake, walnut and honey crepes, poached fruits in red wine, brioche French toast, pears and walnut tart, etc. You will of course enjoy the Rocamadour and Cabecou local goat creamy cheese accompanied by walnut oil dressed salad ! Coffee can be accompanied with a small glass of Armagnac or walnut liquor…

A memorable Gourmet and Cultural Adventure!
Each day is a fest! Aside to cooking classes followed by a tasting lunch or dinner, you will experience the finest Périgourdine cuisine in gourmet restaurants and in a typical ferme-auberge. In addition to your cooking lessons, you will experience a food market tour guided by Corinne, and visits to local producers as well, including a geese farm, and a walnut oil mill.
However the Périgord deserves much more! You will be overwhelmed by the beauty of medieval and Renaissance-style villages and it yellow-stone houses and mansions. You will visit Sarlat, La Roque-Gageac, Beynac, Collonges-La-Rouge and Castelnaud-La-Chapelle lovely villages as well as Rocamadour pilgrims site, Eyrignac remarkable gardens and Lascaux caves. Tours are guided in English.


cooking in perigord

Before booking and paying a deposit, please complete the Contact Form online. Thank you.

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by S.A.R.L. Antilope, Paris-based company
2 Ave Division Leclerc, 92310 Sevres (France)
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