Sharing Tales, Recipes & Wines from French Chateau Country

Eat Your Heart Out

Eat Your Heart Out

Come join us for a Cooking Holiday in the Loire Valley of France

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Boutique Rental

Boutique Rental

For three months of each year we make our home available for holiday rentals. The Loire Kitchen house isn’t your average holiday rental, it’s more like having the run of a small boutique hotel. The house with its cook’s kitchen/dining room, salon, library and lots […]

Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast

We’re not just a cooking school, we also host! Come and stay with us. Circle of Misse has been recently renovated, and has a wonderful mix of old world charm with modern amenities. It’s a homey, welcoming space where you will find yourself comfortable and […]

Culinary Holidays

Culinary Holidays

We offer you the chance to escape from it all and soak up the fun and charm of French chateau country or the beauty and inspiration of the Spanish Mediterranean through the amazing fresh food and wine of our regions. We are enthusiastic foodies and […]

Vegetable Stock

Vegetable Stock

Our goal is to produce a clear, clean liquid which will enrich and enhance anything that it is added to, without imposing a flavour of its own.

Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto

Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto

I have or thought I had a ‘Zucca piena di Napoli’ squash growing, a rare Italian variety with a beautiful blue-ish green hue. While I was away last week it turned a pale tan colour because it is actually butternut squash. No complaints butternut has […]

Zucchini Bread with Dates & Walnuts

Zucchini Bread with Dates & Walnuts

At the end of our summer squash season we ended up, as you often do, with a couple of giant zucchini\courgettes. They are best eaten when smaller, but were perfect for these loaves. To readers outside the U.S. think cake rather than bread, this is not savoury. The nearest things I can compare it to are a carrot cake and the Jamaican Ginger cakes that were popular when I was growing up in the UK.


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