Posts In: Regional gastronomy

Seafood recipe from Pays de la Loire region

Seafood and the Pays de la Loire, go hand in hand. Mussels are simple to prepare and so delicious a real buzz for the taste buds ! The Castel la Garangeoire  suggests the recipe  for Moules Bouchot  a la creme which can be prepared in no time at all ! Something so simple to put together at your camping site once you’ve retuned from  the market ! Read more


Clafoutis Limousin : The recipe of Château Leychoisier

It’s the cherry season at last ! Picked in your garden before going on holidays or bought at a market near your Castel, these fruits are delicious eaten naturally or cooked ! The Castel « Le Château Leychoisier »  offers you the recipe from the Limousin region, making for a successful clafoutis ! Read more


The best restaurants in Bayonne

Whilst on holidays in the Basque Country, your taste buds will be surely tantalized ! This region of France is known for its varied culinary specialities. Read more


Some recipe ideas whilst camping

April 11, 2017 Advice, Regional gastronomy 0

On holidays, times spent sharing a meal is full of enjoyment and relaxation. We can now take time to taste seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables, refreshing drinks and often meals  cooked putdoors on a barbecue. Read more


Holidaying amongst the vineyards

Red, white, rosé or champagne, the French country side produces every type of wine in its many beautiful regions. A tourist attraction  which bears the name: oenotourisme. This  activity is in discovering different vineyards in various regions and enjoying a tasting and possibly purchasing some wine. It will also please young ones as they can get involved by  actually picking the grapes and have the excitement of seeing  the large  machines and wine presses at work !  Read more


Recipe : Gratin Dauphinois

To really warm oneself up and make the most of Winter fare, what could be better than a delicious gratin Dauphinois ? This dish originated in Dauphiné (currently region of Grenoble), a great dish enjoyed by family and friends. Read more


Grande Métairie Fried King Prawns

Here is a simple festive recipe to make from the coast of Brittany, Carnac to be more exact ! Read more


Basque Cake recipe

The Christmas season recalls the delicacies and  other culinary delights  With all the wonderful desserts you will taste during the festivities we suggest you try a speciality of the Pyrenees: the Basque cake. It’s at Ruisseau des Pyrenees that you will have the chance to experience this cake.  Read more


Breton recipe : Paris-Brest

November 2, 2016 Bretagne, Regional gastronomy 0

Paris-Brest is the typical dessert of Brittany. In the shape of a crown, the base is made of puff pastry, filled with praline flavoured mousse then scattered with flaked almonds. Paris-Brest was created in 1910 by the pastry cook Louis Durand due to a request from the creator of the famous bike race bearing the same name . Originally the shape of the cake represented the wheel of a bike ! Read more


3 typical dishes of Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a border region abundant with delicious culinary specialities. Being in the  centre of Europe, the cuisine is inspired by  it’s surrounding countries offering speciality  dishes with a wide variety of  choice ! Surrounded by the influences of Belgium, England and Poland  the regional gastronomy combines  the earth and marine life in it’s recipes .Products such as cheese, potatoes and  herrings. Dishes are prepared mainly with butter and beer, adding a delicate yet bitter flavour. A few  insights  into three traditional dishes which are... Read more


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