Recipes

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Wild Mushroom Risotto

This gourmet wild mushroom risotto recipe comes straight from the professional kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley. Once you’ve sampled their amazing recipes, you can join them for a gourmet cookery holiday in France – the home of gourmet cuisine […]

by February 15, 2017 Recipes
A gourmet chef’s recipe: Coq au Vin

A gourmet chef’s recipe: Coq au Vin

This gourmet Coq au Vin recipe comes straight from the professional kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley, so there’s not better place to find an authentic recipe for this traditional French dish. Once you’ve sampled their delectable recipes, […]

by February 14, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Marrow, Coconut & Lemongrass Soup

Marrow, Coconut & Lemongrass Soup

This gourmet marrow, coconut, and lemongrass soup recipe comes straight from the professional kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley. Once you’ve sampled their amazing recipes, you can join them for a gourmet cookery holiday in France – the home of […]

by February 13, 2017 Recipes
From the Chef’s kitchen: Cherry Cobbler

From the Chef’s kitchen: Cherry Cobbler

This mouthwatering and bite-sized cherry cobbler recipe comes straight from the professional kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley. Once you’ve sampled their amazing recipes, you can join them for a gourmet cookery holiday in France – the home […]

by February 10, 2017 Recipes
Delicious quinoa, banana and almond cake recipe

Delicious quinoa, banana and almond cake recipe

Yoga instructor and in-house nutritionist Jo Dombernowsky has just published her first cook book. Jo teaches and prepares all the meals at our popular Pilates and yoga retreats in Fuerteventura. Jo proves that you don’t have to sacrifice good taste for good health. Serves 10-12 Ingredients 150ml quinoa 300ml water […]

by November 20, 2014 Recipes
Mediterranean seafood salad recipe

Mediterranean seafood salad recipe

The Mediterranean undoubtedly serves up some of the best seafood around. Seafood, which plays a central role in the region’s cooking heritage, has found its way into Catalan stews, Greek soups, Italian pastas and French… pots (really. Just juicy mussels in a large bottomless pot. Deceptively simple, absolutely delicious.) Seafood […]

by October 2, 2013 Recipes
Italian baked mussels recipe

Italian baked mussels recipe

The term le gratin (pronounced gra-TAN, with the French deep-in-your-throat ‘r’) is a French expression that refers to the social elite. To help myself remember, I always think of le gratin as the “upper crust” of society, evocative of the French dish that was no doubt the inspiration behind this […]

by October 2, 2013 Recipes
Pizza stuffed with eggplant recipe

Pizza stuffed with eggplant recipe

A wise man once said, “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” October is pizza month, perfect time to indulge in these wonderful treats. As 1st October also happens to be vegetarian day, here’s a special vegetarian pizza recipe from our […]

by October 1, 2013 Recipes
Potato croquettes recipe from our chefs in Italy

Potato croquettes recipe from our chefs in Italy

I love potatoes, in any form. Baked, fried, sautéed, boiled, mashed, whipped, processed into thin, crispy slices with zero (negative, possibly) nutritional value… Here’s a crocchette di patate recipe from our chefs in Italy. Top of my ‘recipes to try (once I decide to start exploring the culinary arts)’ list. […]

by September 30, 2013 Recipes
Healthy beetroot chocolate cake with cardamom recipe

Healthy beetroot chocolate cake with cardamom recipe

We all love delicious things. We don’t all know how to get these without loading ourselves full of additives and artificial sweeteners. Enter Jo. This Pilates teaching chef and nutritionist knows her stuff. She has just published a shiny new cookery book, advising us on how to create tasty and […]

by September 17, 2013 Recipes
Date puree recipe

Date puree recipe

Nutritionist, chef and Pilates teacher Jo Dombernowsky has just published her first nutritious (and delicious) cookery book. Date puree features as a healthy alternative to sugar or artificial sweeteners. Kill two birds with one (date) stone by satisfying both your sweet tooth and your nutritional needs with this simple recipe. […]

by September 17, 2013 Recipes
Healthy avocado chocolate mousse recipe

Healthy avocado chocolate mousse recipe

Eating healthily doesn’t mean that you have to give all things tasty the boot. Jo is a chef, nutritionist and Pilates goddess who has just published her first cook book, delivering deliciously simple and unbelievably healthy culinary creations. Why not try Jo’s rich, chocolatey mousse which will blow your mind […]

by September 17, 2013 Recipes
Jo Dombernowsky’s Quinoa salad recipe

Jo Dombernowsky’s Quinoa salad recipe

Chef, Pilates teacher and nutritionist Jo Dombernowsky is a walking advert for living and eating healthily. Jo (who could very easily be mistaken for Gwyneth Paltrow ) has just published her first cook book and just recently taught us how to prepare truly healthy, truly delicious packed lunches. Take a peak at one of her […]

by August 15, 2013 Recipes
Jo Dombernowsky’s spelt bread recipe

Jo Dombernowsky’s spelt bread recipe

One look at Jo Dombernowsky; Pilates teacher, nutritionist and Chef who has just published her first cook book is enough to make you want to eat well for the rest of your life. Jo (who has a Gwyneth Paltrow like glow) taught us to prepare truly healthy, truly delicious packed lunches.  Here’s one […]

by August 13, 2013 Recipes
Carrots Cappuccino with cumin and crispy parmesan biscuit recipe

Carrots Cappuccino with cumin and crispy parmesan biscuit recipe

Try this delicious recipe by our chef Antonella. Pursue your passion for food and learn to prepare more traditional dishes on an Italian cookery holiday. Cuisine Sur Cours Carrots Cappuccino with cumin and crispy parmesan biscuit Amuses bouches, Entrée Portions: 4 Temps de preparation: 15 minutes Duree du debut a […]

by June 27, 2013 Recipes