Goat’s Cheese & Red Onion Tartlet

These tasty tartlets are a perfect starter for a meal with friends.   Ingredients (for six) 6 tablespoons of red onion marmalade/jam Mixed salad leaves plus a couple of endives/chicory 6 teaspoons of salad dressing (see our recipe below) Puff pasty (one frozen block if not made from fresh) A little liquid honey A teaspoon ….

Two great new magazines being launched in the USA

We are delighted to announce that we will be contributors to two new magazines being launched in the USA; Bed & Breakfast magazine and Chateaux & Castles Quarterly. Look out for the premier issues coming this autumn – you might recognise a certain luxury B&B in SW France in the Bed & Breakfast magazine, as ….

July – September Events In & Around Mazamet

With the peak summer months upon us – see what’s happening July-September in and around our lovely town. Marche de Producteurs – every Monday evening July & August  One of the highlights of the summer is the Monday evening food market – enjoy around 15 different food stalls where you buy your dinner (and local ….

Win A 2 Night Stay in 2019 – Part II

We have now opened online bookings for our 2019 season – could you be the lucky winner of a two night stay at La Villa? Here’s part two our our competition. In our June E-newsletter, question one asked: Q1: What is the name of our Special Offer which includes 9 holes of golf at Mazamet’s ….

Le Tour de France – passage du Mazamet, July 22nd

THE event of 2018 in Mazamet will see the one of the World’s greatest sporting events pass through our streets – and just 100 metres from La Villa ! Here, the official announcement from Mazamet’s Mayor (in French) sets out the route and timings and what will be going on in and around town on ….

Carpaccio of Courgette

This is a new dish at La Villa for 2018 – light, zesty and perfect as a starter on a warm summer’s day. Ingredients (serves 4) One large, firm courgette 100 grams of Parmesan shavings 25 grams of pine nuts (toasted) Extra virgin olive oil Zest & juice of one large lemon Handful of rocket ….

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