Easy Dinner Parties Seafood

Shellfish & Fish dishes for your dinner parties On the Fish & Shellfish course the dishes become a little more technical and the course is an extension of the skills covered on the Easy Dinner Parties course. The dishes are a bit more “restauranty” & are shellfish courses and fish dishes for your dinner parties; The secrets of purees & great mash, fish prep, scallop preparation and cooking them perfectly, confit, ravioli  and more wonderful classic French desserts.

 Example itinerary Fish & Shellfish course  DAY 1 Saturday Arrive, relax, kick off your shoes, have a drink & settle in. Evening aperitifs and welcome 4 course dinner with local wine, with an overview of the course

Dinner

Aperitifs & nibbles

“Egg, Rocket, Tartar”

Sole Meuniere

Fromage

Souffle

DAY 2 Sunday Help yourself to; Continental breakfast/ Croissants, house Jam, Tea, Coffee Juice, etc….  Preparation Oysters, Langoustines, Prawns,  Mussels, Purees, Gratin & the Secrets, Lemon Tart IMG_2882 (2) Late Lazy French Sunday Lunch / Dinner French Sunday lunches are celebrated for the way people take their time to enjoy multiple courses of food accompanied by good wine and good conversation. We start with aperitifs and canapés. Followed by a delightful sharing platter of regional food from the market and all the best ingredients available from our kitchen garden. We often go for a stroll up the hill and to the vineyard for a great view. Back to the table we enjoy what we have prepared that day. Cheese follows and a typical local dessert

Example Lazy Sunday Lunch

Apéritifs & nibbles, quiche

Oysters

Platter

Bourride

Local Cheese, Quince Paste

Meringue

 

IMG_2776 (3) DAY3 Monday Help yourself to; Continental breakfast/ Croissants, house Jam, Tea, Coffee Juice, etc…. A visit to Duras Market Morning Prep; Ravioli, Fish Stock, Prawn Butter, Potted Shrimp Lunch Fish Terrine, Canapés

Example Dinner

 Apéritifs & nibbles

Charred Squid, Creme Fraiche, Leaves, Chili, Orange

Swordfish & Prawn

Fromage

 Tart au Citron

smoked fish terrine   DAY 4 Tuesday Help yourself to; Continental breakfast/ Croissants, house Jam, Tea, Coffee Juice, etc…. Morning Prep Goats Cheese Crust, Roast Cod, Chocolate Mousse, Sablé Afternoon is yours & we can visit one of Frances best chocolatiers

Dinner

Apéritifs & nibbles,

Moules

Loup de Mer

Fromage

 Mousse aux Chocolat

001 DAY 5 Help yourself to; Continental breakfast/ Croissants, house Jam, Tea, Coffee Juice, etc…. The morning is yours Afternoon Preparation Scallop Prep & how to cook them, Cooking fish Dinner

Apéritifs & nibbles,

Scallops, Cauliflower, Grapes, Raisins

 Roasted Cod, Goats Cheese Crust, Crab Mash, Red Wine

 Fromage

 Crepes

& if you haven’t had enough more wine

  IMG_0120 (2)   Day 6 Help yourself to; Continental breakfast/ Croissants, house Jam, Tea, Coffee Juice, etc…. Feedback about course and information on further more advanced courses. Relax and pack and any questions Lunch or pack lunches for the airport. Sad goodbyes and depart for airport.  

 

What’s included?

5 nights’ accommodation in a room with super king size bed, Egyptian cotton bed linen, flat screen TV English channels, en-suite bathroom with walk in showers;

All meals breakfast, nibbles, lunch & dinner. Coffee, tea, biscuits and cakes

All ingredients for the cookery course

All aperitifs & wine with meals.

2/3 days cookery classes Bergerac Airport Pick up

The price per person starts at £895.00 10% discount for 2 people sharing a room. 3-6 persons on each course

What’s not included? Flights are not included

Bergerac is the preferred airport. We are 35 minutes from Bergerac.