Jun 302006
 

Cookery Schools and Wine Academys of distinction, Michelin rated chefs in the UK, Ireland and France.

London Wine Academy

London Wine Academy

 London Wine Academy

The London Wine Academy offers wine courses and wine tastings for everyone from the absolute beginner learning purely for pleasure, to those with a more serious perhaps career-based interest.

http://www.londonwineacademy.com

 

Lacombe Perigord

Enjoy an unforgettable week of culinary and cultural experiences centered around this 18th century country house in Périgord Noir, in southwest France.

http://www.lacombe-perigord.com

La Varenne

La Varenne’s master cookery classes are unique to Burgundy, enabling you to visit this delightful area of France to savor delightful restaurants, from 1 to 3 star Michelin.

http://www.lavarenne.com

Rick Stein Cookery School

Rick Stein Cookery School

Rick Stein’s Padstow cookery school offers a variety of one-day and residential courses designed to cover every aspect of seafood cookery.

http://www.rickstein.com

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Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballymaloe in Ireland is not only a byword for good food but also one of Europe’s foremost cookery schools, which has attracted students from all over the world since l983.

http://www.ballymaloe-cookery-school.ie/

Chez Madelaine Cooking Tours

The Count and Countess de Sainte Croix, invite you to choose one of three customized trips to their impeccably restored 18th century chateau.

http://www.chezm.com/

Domaine d’Espérance

The domaine d’Espérance is an 18th century country house. The fresh air and rural atmosphere make it an ideal setting for relaxed study of the art of French cooking.

http://www.esperance.fr/

La Combe en Perigord

Join us for an unforgettable week of culinary and cultural experiences, centered around our 18th century country house in Périgord Noir, in southwest France.

http://www.lacombe-perigord.com/

La Varenne

La Varenne’s master classes are unique to Burgundy, enabling you to visit this delightful area of France to savor delightful restaurants, from 1 to 3 star Michelin.

http://www.lavarenne.com

Les Liasons Delicieus

Les Liaisons Délicieuses creates rich and complete itineraries with Michelin–starred chefs from every region of France.

http://www.cookfrance.com

Padstow Seafood School

Rick Stein’s Padstow cookery school offers a variety of one-day and residential courses designed to cover every aspect of seafood cookery.

http://www.rickstein.com

Rhode School of Cuisine

The Rhode School of Cuisine is unique in that guests learn to prepare, cook and present fascinating traditional and new dishes of the country they have chosen.

http://www.rhodeschoolofcuisine.com/

 3:25 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 292006
 
National Governing Body for Sailing in the USA

US SAILING, The National Governing Body of Sailing in the USA was originally organized as the North American Yacht Racing Union (NAYRU) on October 30, 1897. The founding members were the Inter-Lake Yachting Association, New York Racing Association, Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, Yacht Racing Association in Massachusetts, and [READ MORE…]

 3:06 pm  Yachts
Jun 292006
 
Junior Offshore Group for Offshore Boat Racing

The Junior Offshore Group (JOG) is a club that organises offshore sea races for IRC yachts sailing from the Solent. JOG races are typically intended to be completed in a weekend, including any return voyage. They also run an Inshore series of races which consist of races round marks in or near the Solent,  ending in [READ MORE…]

 2:47 pm  Yachts
Jun 282006
 
Organic Salmon from Ireland's Ummera

The Organic Salmon is raised at the Clare Island Seafarm six kilometres off the coast of County Mayo on the West Coast of Ireland, in the exposed and pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The farm takes its name from the small island nearby that provides minimal shelter from the elements. The location of this [READ MORE…]

 2:22 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 282006
 
Foie Gras by George Bruck

The finest foie gras has a rich, subtle taste and melts in the mouth. George Bruck produces foie gras in Strasbourg,  using only the best goose and duck livers – and prides itself on the fact that water is not added to the product. Inferior foie gras can contain as much as 10% water. George [READ MORE…]

 1:49 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 282006
 
How to store and serve Foie Gras properly

Foie Gras is definitely served at the beginning of a meal. Make sure that your palate will appreciate it properly. Avoid a combination with any dish high in acidity, such as a seasoned salad or anything similar. Foie gras should be placed in a refrigerator some hours before being served, but not in the freezer. [READ MORE…]

 3:15 am  Gourmet Food
Jun 272006
 
Storing and serving Caviar correctly

Nutritious facts about Caviar: Apart from its gastronomic appeal, caviar offers other qualities. Caviar has roughly 47 vitamins and minerals and there are only 74 calories in an ounce of caviar. Sevruga is composed of: Water 51.5% Protein 28.0% Fat 16.0% Sugar 1.5% Vitamins, Mineral, Salts, etc. 3.0% Storage of Caviar: Caviar should be placed [READ MORE…]

 12:26 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 262006
 
Italian Caviar by Calvisius

Calvisius Caviar The white sturgeon is at home in the rivers of northern Italy, but not in sufficient numbers to allow the production of caviar in the quantities and quality comparable to that from the Caspian. In the 1990s, production started on one of the best caviars in the world, “Calvisius”, collected from sturgeons farmed [READ MORE…]

 12:23 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 262006
 
French Caviar by Sturia, formerly Caviar d’Aquitaine

Sturia, formerly ‘Caviar d’Aquitaine’, is farmed in the estuaries of the Gironde in France and their product is considered first class. In many of the blind tastings held, even Caviar Aficionados have been hard pressed to distinguish between wild and captive. Sturia’s Caviar eggs range in colour from charcoal grey to a golden nut brown, [READ MORE…]

 12:21 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 202006
 
French Properties for Sale in South of France

Leading real estate agents with property for sale in the South of France. France Chateaux is a network of agencies specialising in the sale of Châteaux, Manors and Properties of Distinction throughout France. http://www.france-chateaux.com John Taylor With property for sale across the Côte d’Azur and French Riviera, through five offices from St Tropez to Monaco [READ MORE…]

 2:07 pm  Property