Tours, France

Learn Cooking in the Loire Valley

with Emmanuel

Emmanuel

Come to the old medieval city of Tours , once the Capital city of France & discovers the rich history & architecture as well as his famous cooking way of life as Rabelais (one of the most famous inhabitant during the Rennaissance 's period) used to say " there is no better place to enjoy wine & food than the royal city of Tours"..!
After that come back to my own place where i will welcome you with a bottle of Vouvray (our local sparkling wine) and
Learn how to make your very own french duck foie gras paté ...the very traditional way & enjoy a testing of Loire Valley wine served with an extravaganza of Foie gras !

Start from the train Station of Tours, walking to the old part of the city where you will visit the Saint Martin's Cathedral where the Saint died as well the market and the flower 's market (thusdays & saturays) to end up in the very specialist of Touraine delicatessen shop where you will see all the food specialities from the Loire Valley and then stop over for a drink at the "Tourageau" Café bar (one of the place to be seen in Tours before coming to my place where we will have our cookery 's foie gras lesson & testing... before letting you go back ..!

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Emmanuel

After a a 25 years cooking carreer from a small french countryside hostellerie to the very heart of the British Monarchy's House of Lords at Westminster Palace , i came back to France 6 years ago , enjoying the french way of life (in the Loire Valley) between my cooking consultant business and , and my natural health practice office that i studied in London for 4yrs getting a Naturopathy PhD in 2004. Married to Muriel (a very parisian born painting artist) and living in Tours with our 16 yrs old son Régis (born in London & also fluent in english) , i will be very happy to welcome you in Tours , showing you around my favourites places ... Looking foward to meet you here in Tours ! Full profile Leave a Review