Cooking with Corinne in Perigord

cooking vacations

7 days / 6 nights

Luxury Guesthouse accommodation

Daily breakfasts, lunches and dinners

Hands-on cooking classes & visits to local producers

Cultural guided tours

Transfers and ground transportation by private van

3,500/pers.

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PERIGORD AT A GLANCE

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!



COOKING WITH CORINNE

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 located in Saint-Cybranet quaint village. A professional Chef lived in this house with his family which explains the kitchen's size and equipment… perfect to run cooking lessons for small groups up to 6 people.
This program includes 4 hands-on cooking classes scheduled in the morning or in the afternoon. You will experience at least 15 different recipes from scratch. Despite the South West cuisine is reputed to be rich, Corinne has created well-balanced menus paired with local wines (ie: Bergerac, Montbazillac, Pecharmant).

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What are you going to cook ?
The Perigord 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-Perigord", 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…

Gourmet additional adventures
Each day offers a gourmet fest! Aside to cooking classes followed by a tasting lunch or dinner, you will experience the finest Perigourdine cuisine in traditional and Michelin-starred restaurants. You will go to a typical ferme-auberge, and to top-ranked restaurants including a starred one.
In addition to your cooking lessons, you will experience the food market tour guided by Corinne, and visit to local producers as well, including a goose & cheese farm, a walnut oil mill, and a winery. But the Perigord 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, Castelnaud-La-Chapelle lovely villages bordering the Dordogne river, and Marqueysac remarkable gardens. You will also enjoy the full-day excursion to Lascaux caves and Les Eyzies-de-Tayac prehistory Museum in the Vezere Valley. Tour are escorted in English by our local tour guide.


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