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Visit Tours and the surrounding area

If you are staying at the campsite Castels L’Orangerie de Beauregard, the Park of Fierbois or Le Petit Trianon de St Ustre, you will have the opportunity to discover the charming city of Tours, situated in the Val-de-Loire. 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


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


Duck foie gras terrine from Parc de Fierbois

Whilst holidaying in New Aquitaine, it would be impossible to resist a taste of foie gras, a speciality of the region. Food lovers have been known to leave with full baskets of produce to take home ! 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


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


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