Come join us in Provence as we explore the incredible cuisine and wines of this region of France! We will explore the markets, the restaurants and the quaint towns of the region. We will tour vineyards and caves and have special wine tastings. We will dine in some of the finest local restaurants and private settings.
Our Truffle Week is a truly unique adventure that includes a truffle hunt, exploration of the truffle markets of Provence, as well as truffle meals everyday - some prepared by the group in hands-on cooking classes and some in fabulous Provencal restaurants.
Baked Goat Cheese with Shaved Truffles
Mesclun Salad with Truffled Dressing
Roasted Duck Breast with Wine-Poached Quince, Truffle-Mashed Potatoes and Braised Fennel
Chocolate Lace Cookies with Truffled Ice Cream
Menus for prepared meals can be adjusted to accomodate food allergies with advanced notice.
Classes in Provence are intimate and limited to small groups. The focus is on local, seasonal Provencal ingredients and recipes. The recipes are designed to prepare at home. Instruction is in English. Food allergies can be accommodated with advance notice. Lodging is in a gorgeous, remodeled farmhouse in the Luberon area of Provence. All bedrooms have private bathrooms. Local transportation within Provence, all meals and lodging (in the farmhouse) are included.
The cost for the truffle week is $4500 per person (based on double occupancy). There is a $500 supplement for single lodging. Travel to/from Marseille or Avignon, France, is not included.