French Country Cooking in the heart of Normandy Les Pieux, France Cooking Schools
Les Pieux, France Cooking Schools

Enjoy an unique insight into a French country kitchen. Learn to cook, with Sinéad, the French way. Families welcome. Tailor made courses on request.Tell us what you want and we'll do our best to facilitate your needs.

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From $247.50 / trip

Activity/Tour

Combine cooking with history or simply enjoy the beautiful Norman countryside - Enjoy a 6 day break where you'll cook with Sinéad, your Irish-born hostess, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and explore for yourself the best of Normandy on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
A typical week may include:
Arrival on Sunday afternoon
Sunday evening supper of cheese and wine
Monday: Continental Breakfast
Market visit in neighbouring medieval town of Bricquebec
Cookey class #1
Leisurely lunch
Visit to an organic cider farm and tasting of cider products.

Tuesday: Carte Blanche Day!
Continental Breakfast during which we chat about the endless possible visits to ensure you get the best from you Norman experience on your day out of the kitchen.... D-Day beaches and musuems, Bayeux, Le Mont St Michel....
Wednesday: Continental Breakfast
Food preparation for (afternoon) cookery class #2
Afternoon Cookery class with Francois in his 18th century bake-house - the most authentic and rustic of the French cookery experiences
Dinner and drinks at La Blonderie
Thursday: Carte Blanche day
Friday: Continenral Breakfast
Market visit to Les Pieux
Cookery class #3
Leisurely lunch
Saturday: Continental Breakfast after which we say our goodbyes! You'll go away laden with recipesand anecdotes, having experieced for yourself a real insight into the food culture and history of Normandy.

Sinead

Typical Day

A typical one day cookery course:
If you're lucky enough to be here on a Monday/Friday, market day - a must for all foodies, Sinéad will guide you around the (morning) market,
picking up some of the ingredients necessary for your cookery lesson.
Cookery lesson followed by a leisurely lunch washed down with a glass of local cider.
The afternoon is yours to explore - in the knowledge that we will, of course, recommend visits.
You'll certainly experience for yourself 'la vie en rose'!

Market

Map & Directions

La Blonderie, Les Pieux, France 50340

Points of Interest
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Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
5kmsBeach
44kmsSainte Mere Eglise
90kmAmerican Cemetary
99kmsBayeux
146kmsLe Mont St Michel
139kmsPegasus Bridge
90kmsOmaha Beach
20kmsCherbourg

Rates & Availability

One-day cookery program: €165

Price includes: Cookery class, dinner and drinks
Market visit supplement: €25

Non-participating guests may join us at mealtimes
Cost: €50 (lunch and beverages)


Price: 3 day program
€1250 per person, based on 2 people sharing
Included in the 3 day course:
Four nights bed and breakfast
Three after class meals, including beverages
Three hands-on cooking classes with recipé folders
Sunday evening cheese and wine supper
All excursions
Not included:

Transport
Personal expenses

Price: 6 day program
€1350 per person, based on 2 people sharing
20% reduction for children under 16 on our three day/six day programmes

Included in the 6 day course:
Six nights bed and breakfast
Three after class meals including beverages
Three hands-on cooking classes with recipé folders
Sunday night cheese and wine supper
All excursions

Not included:

Transport
Personal expenses

20% reduction for children under 16 on our residential courses
Discounts offered for groups of 4, 6, 8 on our three day/six day courses. Please enquire for details

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.

Starting at:
USD $247.50 per trip
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