Our residential Cookery School breaks start in late October through until June and are 5 night all inclusive breaks. Our Gourmet Breaks are shorter, long weekends, and a snapshot of the area we live in. Our Cookery Courses and Gourmet Breaks are Saturday arrivals.
The 5 day Cookery Courses are relaxed and informative, very hands on and the lessons are conducted around our large kitchen table or, weather permitting, out on the covered terrace. Together we prepare dishes, talk a lot, share experiences and we show you the tips of the trade. We sit down and eat together, enjoy the food, share opinions and sample the local wines and drinks. Our cookery courses are designed to demonstrate and teach how easy & relaxed entertaining is. In France many an hour is spent around the table enjoying local, fresh food, simple local wine and great company. We are not just teaching cooking; we are showing you our way of life, French life. We visit markets, wineries, chocolate factories, drink coffee in cafes and visit the beautiful Bastide towns and countryside of the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France.
Please sign up to our newsletter to get advanced notice our 5 day residential cookery school dates HERE.
For News about our new Vegetarian cookery courses please sign up HERE
For local residents who wish to attend day courses sign up HERE
|Saturday Arrival||2020 Courses||No. of nights||Rooms available|
|18th July||Gourmet Lifestyle Course couples only||5||Sold out|
|19th Sept||Easy Dinner Parties with a bit of seafood||5||1|
|17th Oct||Easy Dinner Parties||5||1|
|31st Oct||Easy Dinner Parties Seafood Course||5||2|
|Saturday Arrival||2121 Courses||No. of nights||Rooms available|
|27th Feb||Gourmet Weekend||3||3|
|13th March||Weekend Vegetarian Course||3||3|
|27th March||Easy Dinner Parties Course||5||3|
|10th April||Gourmet Weekend||3||Sold out|
|17th April||Gourmet Weekend||3||Sold out|
|24th April||5 Day Vegetarian Course||5||1|
|8th May||Gourmet Weekend||3||1|
|22nd May||Easy Dinner Parties Course||5||1|
|12th June||Easy Dinner Parties||5||Sold out|
|19th June||Weekend Vegetarian Course||3||Sold out|
|26th June||Gourmet Weekend||3||Sold out|
|3rd July||5 Night Gourmet Lifestyle couples only||5||3|
|18th Sept||Wine Weekend||3||Sold out|
|9th Oct||Gourmet Weekend||3||3|
|16th Oct||Gourmet Weekend Scallop Season Starts||3||3|
|23rd Oct||Easy Dinner Parties Seafood Course||5||3|
For locals living around the Duras area we will be organising half day and full day courses. Please sign up to our local newsletter HERE to receive information about future courses.