Posts In: Regional gastronomy

Potato pastry from Château Poinsouze

Easy and tasty recipe using potatoes ! Follow the recipe given by our Castel Château de Poinsouze for a delicious meal ! Ingredients for 8 people :  2 discs of puff pastry (24 cms diameter) 800 g potatoes 1 shallot Parsley 500 g creme fraiche 1 egg salt and pepper Place one disc of puff pastry on a baking tray. On the pastry place 1/2 the uncooked thinly sliced potatoes. Add the chopped shallot and persley, salt and pepper and a large serving spoon of... Read more


Apple or Pear cake from Domaine de la Paille Basse

Let’s bake and discover a traditionnel cake from the South of France ! Ingredients ( for 6 to 8 people) :  400 g apples or pears 200 g plain flour 3 eggs 120 g castersugar 60 g melted butter 1/2 litre milk vanilla essence 5 cl dark rum salt Butter the sand wich 24 cm tin and dust with flour. Serve the flour into a mixing bowl. Make a hole in the centre and into this put the eggs, salt, sugar, 1/3 of the milk.... Read more


Montsaugeon trout fillets from La Forge Sainte Marie Castels

Ingredients for 6 people : 6 large pink trout fillets 50 cl Muid Montsaugeon ( Chardonnay wine) 2 shallots chopped 1 onion chopped 2 lemons 1 carrot chopped 20 cl double cream salt and pepper persley Prepare the “court bouillon” : stock with the wine, onion, lemon juice, carrot and a little water. Place the fish in a baking tray and pour in the court bouillon. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 160°C. Cook the shallots in a little butter in a pan... Read more


Lamb breast with mustard, the Domaine de Verdun style

A Summer season receipe served by our Castel  Le Domaine du Verdon . A wonderful family dish and so easy to prepare ! You will be happy to enjoy this recipe that will delight your taste buds. Read more


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


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