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.
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30 May 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy, Restaurants

Le Paparazzo, restaurant on the beach in Gruissan

Summer is fast approaching, sunny days too. We present a selection of restaurants by the beach. For a lunch in the sun punctuated by the sound of the waves. The Paparazzo is a restaurant not to be missed in Gruissan. The Paparazzo is a popular summer canteen where friends and family from all walks of life meet in a welcoming atmosphere.

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04 April 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Gastronomy

The beautiful partridges, Domaine Troplong Mondot

A taste awakening! The Michelin-starred restaurant is located in the Trolong Mondot vineyard near Saint-Émilion. A residence of character in traditional stones from this region, the dining room is refined to leave room only for the infinite view of the vineyards of the estate. A feast for the senses.

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29 March 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature , Holidays, Gastronomy, Culture

A weekend in Leucate

Leucate, located in the Aude department in Occitanie, is the best place to go windsurfing, drink a cocktail on the terrace or swim at the beach, or take a walk with an exceptional view of the entire Mediterranean. Don't forget to go to the heart of Leucate Village for a coffee on the terrace!

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24 December 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Gastronomy, Recipes

Sweet potato mash recipe

The Christmas holidays are approaching, here is a quick and easy dish to make for your friends or family. Sweet potato puree goes well with poultry and fish. Are you going on vacation? Why not cook in one of the beautiful Pure France vacation rental properties?

18 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy, Tourism

Restaurant - Le Clos des Framboisiers

If you are on vacation or passing through Carcassonne, do not miss out visiting the Restaurant le Clos des Framboisiers. Le Clos des Framboisiers offers a unique menu at €35, with aperitif, starter, main course, cheese and desert. The delicate and fine dressing will give way to a delicious meal, made with fresh products.

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04 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy

The truffle in the spotlight for the holidays

The truffle, a unique and exceptional taste. Its rarity makes it a very popular, high-end product. Enjoy the truffle in all its forms for the end of the year celebrations. In Occitania you can discover the Maison de La Truffe, which will guarantee you an underground dive into the world of black diamonds. An exciting universe and a sensory experience. You will find in the shop area with a range of quality products around the truffle.

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30 October 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Gastronomy, Recipes

Pumpkin cream recipe

Are you renting a house with family or friends for the All Saints' Day or Christmas holidays? Here's an easy-to-prepare starter idea for a seasonal meal! The beautiful kitchens of the houses in Pure France vacation rentals invite you to cook.

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28 October 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Gastronomy

10 French al fresco dining ideas

Long warm summer holidays in France with friends and family will soon be upon us. There is never a better time for 'al fresco' dining with Pure France. Discover our selection of 10 French holiday homes offering outdoor French living and French dining.

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22 September 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Gastronomy

Fête du Piment

In the Basque Country, there is always a good reason to party. On the last weekend of October, the charming little village of Espelette celebrates the end of the harvest of its famous chilli pepper! The opportunity for the locals and for several thousand visitors to share a traditional party and savor local Basque products.

04 September 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy, Restaurants, Tourism

The history of Lyon corks

You will recognize them among all the other restaurants, you will see wooden tables, with red checkered tablecloths, in which we taste traditional dishes often made from pork. Like any other specialty, the Lyon cork has an origin, which we are going to discover.

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10 August 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism, Wines, Sports and leisure, Gastronomy, Events, Culture

Events not to be missed in September in France

Have you decided to take a vacation in September? You are right, because it is the best period to fully enjoy your holidays in France without the tourist influx that can sometimes be found in the middle of the summer season. Discover all the events during the month of September, not to be missed during your holidays!

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15 July 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Bakeries, Patisseries, Gastronomy, Recipes

Chocolate mousse, an easy dessert to make during the holidays

During the holidays, with family or friends, here is an easy and quick dessert to make. The "homemade" chocolate mousse is a real delight to enjoy during your meals on the terrace in the garden or by the swimming pool. Chocolate mousse made its appearance in the 18th century. It is a Swiss cook of Louis XVI, Charles Fazi, who would have invented the recipe.

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22 May 2021  |  John Jones  |  Gastronomy

How’d you like them apples

The French like to celebrate food in all its varieties and one can find village ‘Fetes’ to celebrate just about anything that grows locally. When in season villagers flock to rejoice and taste the fruits of their region from the humble chestnut to the inedible mimosa flowers.

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25 April 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Restaurants, Gastronomy

The Michelin starred chefs of the Aude

One, two or three Michelin stars, discover the world of starred chefs selected by the Michelin Guide in the Aude. Gastronomy, finesse, and creativity... the excellence of our great Michelin starred chefs. In this article, you will find the excellence of four great chefs. Are you ready for your dining experience?


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