Competition Time

Win one of three France 2020 Calendars! With a great photo of France for every month of the year – you can circle the dates you’ll be staying at La Villa in 2020 !! We are giving away three copies in our October 2019 competition – with a simple question: When will La Villa de Mazamet ….

Traveller’s Choice Award 2020

  Could it be 10 in a row? As of writing this post, we have received a staggering 787 reviews on our Trip Advisor page. The generosity of both time & kind comments of our guests is always very much appreciated and the reviews heartwarming for us to read. Trip Advisor has, for both travellers ….

Ratatouille

There are few dishes more French than ratatouille… my recipe is far from traditional but, dare I say, one of the best you’ll ever taste !   I have been making ratatouille at La Villa for more than 10 years.  It’s a great accompaniment (especially in spring & autumn) for a number of main courses ….

Simply B&B

We are extending our 2019 season into November & December….     This year, we are going to be extending our season for mid-week stays into November & December. From Monday-Thursday evenings*, come & stay at La Villa for as little as 85€/night (for two, inc. breakfast). We will not be be serving any meals, ….

Mini Banana Breads

Our little breakfast treats are always a favourite with guests… and our mini banana breads are THE most popular   Ingredients (Makes 9) 75gms of soften unsalted butter 143 grams of plain flour 112 grams of golden caster sugar 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 50ml of milk 2 ripe bananas 1 egg 1 teaspoon ….

Best Pasta Sauce – ever!

If you love pasta, you’ll love this tomato & basil sauce     I make this in a large batch as it’s perfect as a sauce over plain pasta or filled ravioli; fantastic for adding into dishes like lasagne or baked cannelloni – or, reduced down, can even be used as a pizza sauce too. ….

Planning a cycle trip for 2020? – look no further than Mazamet!

Come take a look at why choosing La Villa de Mazamet would be a great choice for your next cycling adventure. Mazamet really does have it all for those who love to cycle. With 28 pre-planned cycle routes, stunning vistas & quite roads, a 65km cycle path….and the 120km training route of Mazamet’s cycling legend ….

Rhubarb, Ginger & Orange Sabayon

Zingy & Zesty, a perfect pud year-round     Ingredients (makes 8) 500 grams of rhubarb, cut into 2cm lengths 100 grams of caster sugar 2 star anise 200 ml of double cream, whipped 250 gram pot of mascarpone 3 tablespoons of Grand Marnier or Cointreau 3 tablespoons of marmalade 4 cm of ginger, peeled ….

Easter Weekend 2020

Easter Weekend 2020 Enjoy Easter at La Villa & and the opening weekend of our 2020 season. Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 10th) or Easter Saturday (April 11th) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom Four-course dinner each evening Box of ….

Three Nights For The Price Of Two

Book Any Three Nights In October and Pay for Only Two !     From October 1st – 31st (inclusive) – when you book any three night stay, you pay for just two (or stay for six and pay for four!) For Example – book a Superior Double for three nights B&B for just 280€ ….

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