Floriales 2019

With a plant fayre, inter-community competition and, new for 2019, a fountain show…..Le Floriales is a great event to kick off the 2019 event season in Mazamet     From the 26th-28th April, Les Jardin des Promenades, located just 100 metres from La Villa, springs to life. It’s a great weekend for garden lovers with ….

Château de Belcastel – 1,000 years in the making

  When you think of France, one of the first images that springs to mind is Paris, its beautiful capital city. The iconic Eiffel Tower, the masterpieces hanging in the Louvre, the majesty of Notre Dame cathedral, walking hand in hand with your loved one along the Seine……But like most European countries, the wealth, culture ….

Win a superb lunch for two!

We love eating out in our region during the winter months and L’Ambrosia, near Carcassonne, has been one of our favourites for years. Run by husband & wife team Valerie & Sebastien Aliprandi, their fantastic food & warm hospitality (and great regional wine list too) has won them many accolades and a great following. The ….

Focaccia Bread

This light, airy & great for sharing Italian bread is perfect to make at home… and will be served on our new sharing platters this season too ! Ingredients 3/4 cup of warm water 1 packet (or 2 1/4 teaspoons) of active dry yeast 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of freshly ground sea salt ….

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