French Cooking & Baking Mixed Week Course

Both Cooking & Baking for many come hand in hand. So for those of you that have a passion for Cooking & Baking why not join us on a combined week of the two.

A combined week of Patisserie perfection and traditional French Cooking.
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  • Mixed Week Course€2150

    (Approx £1893)*

  • Non Cooking Guest‎€895

    (Approx £686)*

  • *Exchange rate based on Google currency converter 01/04/2023

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Mixed Week Itinerary


Arrival from 4:00pm. You settle into your room and we meet up for drinks and canapés at 7.00pm to discuss our program. You then enjoy a three-course dinner.

Cooking Course

Day One & Day Two

We leave after breakfast to go to a market or visit a producer, to get our ingredients. We will also make a few detours on the way to see the pretty villages of the area. We come back for lunch.

At 1.00 pm, we meet in the kitchen, where everyone gets involved in a real team effort to prepare dinner. We will cook for about 3 hours, so you then get some time to relax or to drive to town. We meet for aperitif at 7:00 pm, and head back to the kitchen for the last minute prep if necessary.
You are invited to pop into the kitchen to plate up each course, but you can do as little or as much as you like: your holiday, so your time, your rhythm!

Patisserie Course

Day One

After breakfast we go to a local patisserie to sample a few classics with a nice cup of coffee. This will give you a precise idea of the presentation we will be aiming for when we reproduce them in our kitchen. We come back for lunch.

At 1.00 pm, we meet in the kitchen, to create our own pastries, which will be served for dessert that very same night. We will be in the kitchen until about 4:00 pm, so you will get some time to relax before we meet up at 7:00 pm for an aperitif followed by dinner.

Day Two

After breakfast we meet in the kitchen, to start baking. We will stop for lunch and get back to the kitchen to finish our pastries. You will then again get some time to relax before the aperitif and dinner. Once again, your creations will be served for dessert that very same night.

Departure is on Friday morning. The room is yours until 11.00am if you have your own vehicle, but drop off to Tonneins station is for the 8.10am train.

The order of days may vary. The French cooking course excursions may depend on the season and on their availability, we will visit some producers among the following: honey producer, duck farm, chocolatier, prune farm, wine maker, fish farm ... as well as producers markets.

What's Included

  • Free collection and drop off

    To / From our local train station on all residential courses

  • Fully Inclusive Price

    No hidden cost. Your accommodation, every single meal (with drinks) and all taxes are included. No supplement for solo travellers!

  • Small Groups - No Overcrowding

    Maximum of six participants so everyone receives individual attention and enough workspace

  • Food glorious food

    Continental breakfast every day (bread & croissants, fresh fruit, fresh milk, coffee, English tea, cereals, yogurts, local jams honey)

    Lunch every day

    Three-course dinner every night

  • Drink, whatever your tipple

    Welcome drinks and canapés
    House aperitif before dinners
    Local Wines with all lunches and dinners
    Water, tea, coffee and cold drinks & beers throughout the day
    Coffee & English tea making facilities in your room

  • Excursions

    Outings, tastings and entrance fees

  • 16 Years of experience

    No Demonstration Watching - All Classes are Hands-on!

    All ingredients, equipment and apron provided

    Recipe folder to take home

  • Comfortable Accommodation

    Accommodation (details on our accommodation page), on all residential courses

    Linen, towels, organic shampoo & shower gel, for the duration of your stay

  • Discover the Countryside by bike

    We have bikes on-site free for your use to venture out and discover the surrounding countryside

  • Free WIFI connection

    Super fast wifi available throughout the house

Children are more than welcome (they only have to be tall enough to reach the workbench) under their parent's supervision.

The courses take place from February to November, just enquire about the dates that suit you. If you would rather join an existing party, view our full booking page.

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