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Guest review: Sue and Richard share their French cooking holiday experience in Bordeaux

Guest review: Sue and Richard share their French cooking holiday experience in Bordeaux

Sue and Richard both love to cook, so a holiday that combines a perfect setting, lovely, cosy accommodation, great food and wine, and excellent, but laid back cooking tuition was something they always thought about doing together. As they were searching for a French cooking holiday that fit the bill, Google […]

Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

We recently sat down with French chef, Marlene to chat about her cookery school and her top tips for beginner cooks hoping to improve their skills.

French baking course – one of the best experiences I have ever had

French baking course – one of the best experiences I have ever had

After many failed attempts at making pain au chocolat, Cristel, born in France but raised in the UK, decided it was time she conquered the much-loved French delicacy once and for all. So she headed on our French pastry and baking holiday near Bordeaux. There Cristel joined myself (GoLearnTo.com Marketing […]

A cookery lesson in foie gras

A cookery lesson in foie gras

Just last year, foie gras was like a mystery food from France to me. A sophisticated-sounding mystery, making it all the more intriguing. I knew it’s French, and it’s some sort of food made from the insides of some animal. And it’s served at the tables of expensive restaurants. That […]

by October 11, 2013 Cooking holidays and wine
Karen’s review of her pastry making holiday in Bordeaux, where ‘everything was fantastic’

Karen’s review of her pastry making holiday in Bordeaux, where ‘everything was fantastic’

Karen had such an amazing time on our pastry making holiday in France that her only problem was deciding which her favourite part was! Read on to find out more about the best moments, lovely people and wonderful takeaways on her delicious holiday.   Best moments I had an amazing […]

A day in the life of our French cook Marlene

A day in the life of our French cook Marlene

Our French cook Marlene lives in the sun-soaked ‘garden’ of France, discover what a day in her life is really like… On an average day with the guest I have breakfast around 9.30 and then we’ll head off to meet some of the many fantastic local producers in the region. […]

by June 13, 2013 Our chefs
Our French cook Marlene’s passion for sharing her family’s recipes

Our French cook Marlene’s passion for sharing her family’s recipes

“It always blows me away that people on the other side of the world are producing my 92-year-old grandma’s recipes, I love telling her that.” From the minute our French cook Marlene was old enough to hold a spoon she was old enough to cook – as far as her […]

by June 12, 2013 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
French patisserie cooking course near Bordeaux – Jennifer’s fantastic review of baking, eating, baking, eating!

French patisserie cooking course near Bordeaux – Jennifer’s fantastic review of baking, eating, baking, eating!

If you love sugary treats and sweet pastries, this is the holiday for you! Jennifer wanted to improve her baking skills and relax on holiday at the same time, so she joined our French patisserie cooking course near Bordeaux for a culinary experience like no other with our friendly chef […]