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Brown soda bread

Here’s a traditional Irish recipe for Saint Patrick’s day – brown soda bread. No kneading, simplicity at its best and so tasty. Enjoy ! Brown bread/ pain […]

Black Olive Tapenade

Perfect on crostini and washed down with a nice Rosé in this fine weather Tapenade 250g/10ozs. black olives 50g/2 ozs. anchovy fillets 1 tablsp. capers 2 cloves […]

Camembert in its box

Choose Camembert in a wooden box. Remove from its wrapper and soak the box to prevent burning. Cut barely through the skin into 8 (makes peeling back […]

The Gloss Magazine

Hobby holidays & gourmet breaks with Sinéad !

Treacle and Walnut bread

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/450ºF Mix the following dry ingredients in a large bowl 1. 16ozs/400g wholemeal flour 4ozs /100g porridge 4 ozs/100g walnuts, crushed lightly 4 […]

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4 to try: Bites and beaches in Normandy

From the D-Day landings to fine dining and delicious home cooking, Normandy brings past and present together in a fantastic French getaway.

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Leek, onion and potato soup

An Irish recipe for the week that’s in it!  (St Patrick’s day March 17)

Stay with us

Located in converted barns in what once were the domestic living areas and hay lofts, across the garden from La Blonderie, the main house, our guest rooms are comfortable and attractively decorated, each with its own style.

Try our courses

We run one day, three day and six day courses as well as tailor-made courses. Please note that all classes are held in english. However, should practising french be a priority, guests will find lots of opportunities to do so.

Discover Normandy

The quintessential image of Normandy is of beautiful landscape, green pastures dotted with brown and white Norman cows, apple orchards, calvados, good food and plenty of beautiful creamy cheeses.