Lemon & Almond Torte

Gluten & Diary Free – yet packed with flavour… our recipe for this delicious torte from Santiago de Compostela   Ingredients 275 grams of whole shelled almonds (skin still on) 250 grams of caster sugar 4 large eggs, separated Zest of one large lemon plus 1 tablespoon of juice 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon For ….

Gazpacho

What could be fresher on the palate than a chilled gazpacho… here’s La Villa’s recipe for you to enjoy. Ingredients (serves six) 1 kg of ripe tomatoes 1 large cucumber, peeled 2 red peppers, stalk & seeds removed 2 spring onions 2 cloves of garlic, peel & crushed 3 tablespoons of sherry vinegar 4 tablespoons ….

Filet of Salmon in Filo Pastry with a Saffron & Tomato Sauce

Wow your friends at your next dinner party with one of 2018’s favourites from La Villa’s kitchen.   Ingredients (for 6) Six skinless salmon fillets, approx 120 grams each 1 pack of filo pastry Vegetable oil (for brushing) 1 Courgette; 100 grams of frozen peas; 100 grams of green beans Salt & Pepper Poppy seeds ….

La Villa & The Environment

Here at La Villa, we take our impact on the environment seriously – come take a peek at what we and our guests are doing. For the last four years, we have provided only refillable glass water bottles in our bedrooms – not only that, with the water supplied locally from the surrounding mountains, every ….

Easter Weekend 2019

Easter Weekend 2019 Enjoy Easter weekend and the opening weekend of our 2019 season. Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 19th) or Easter Saturday (April 20th) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom Four-course dinner each evening Box of hand-made chocolates from ….

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 ….

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