Gastronomy

One of the main criteria in choosing a holiday destination in France is what you like to eat. The gastronomy of France is famous throughout the world. And each region offers a diverse and unique range of food and drinks. Butter and cream in the north, olive oil in the south. White wines of the Loire Valley, the red wines from the banks of the Rhone. Discover here some of our self-indulgent features of all things gastronomic that you will experience wherever you choose to holiday in France.


Coquillages Béziers

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31 March 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Gastronomy, Restaurants

Béziers shellfish kiosk

Sample the regions best fresh shellfish in the heart of Béziers. You may pass this kiosk buy thinking it is just selling shellfish to take home, but wait! If you dine at the restaurant directly opposite you can have lunch direct from the kiosk. Serving local oysters, fresh crab, mussels and prawns, this is a shellfish lovers paradise.

Oyster shacks Leucate in Languedoc-Rousillon, Occitane

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28 March 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Gastronomy

Oyster tasting in Leucate

Visit the oyster shacks in Leucate on the Languedoc coast. The coast of the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie is known for it's quality oysters, harvested in the local saltwater lagoons. A unique and authentic experience, visit the Leucate oyster shacks, open every day, all year round.

Radish Leaf Pesto

17 March 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Gastronomy

Radish Leaf Pesto - A Taste of Spring!

Spring is springing, well it is trying to at least. We go from shorts to jumpers within the day here at the moment. One moment we were barbecuing on the beach, basking in the sunshine, then the following day, wrapping up in winter layers and lighting the fires! This jumping around of the temperature not only confuses us but the vegetables too that are trying hard to grow despite the stop / start weather.


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