Holiday Inn Express Poitiers/Futurescope

Address: Teleport 3 - BP 30135, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Poitou-Charentes, 86960, France | 2 star hotel
 
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This 2 star hotel, located on Teleport 3 - BP 30135, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, is near Futuroscope.
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Travel Blogs from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

The Quadruple 'M' Day

A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 27, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... summarizes our day (and, to be honest, the rest of the week as well.)

The day was a bit of a whirlwind, In addition to enjoying ourselves, Sidney and Allison also want to make sure that we learn a lot while we are here. We jumped back and forth between making multiple different kinds of ganache and macaron shells, madelines, brioche, croissant and chocolate glaze and 3 kinds of meringue!

Alison showed us how to assemble ...

Touring and Chocolate

A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 26, 2014

6 photos

We took the morning off from cooking and drove to Tours for market day. The Tours market is a showcase of local products (this area is known as the breadbasket of France) and the bounty of the rest of the country as well. The fresh vegetables, cheeses and meats are second to none.

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Fundamentals: Egg Yolks, Cream, Cream & More Cream

A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 25, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

... creme brulee, vanilla amarula ice cream and the smoothest sorbet that I have ever tasted.

We created and sampled contrasting breads: soft dinner rolls (melt in your mouth) and fougasse (a great dipping bread). It was a great experience being able to directly compare (taste) different types of recipes to see how each could best be used.

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Fundamentals: Flour, Butter, Butter & More Butter

A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 24, 2014

15 photos

What a fantastic first day!

After a breakfast of freshly baked croissant, aromatic French cheese and saucisson, we dove right into making a praline pastry cream.

What followed was a tour of the major players of French pastry - puff pastry, pate sablee (to make a creme brûlée tart), choux pastry, profiteroles and crouqembouche. We even made a sourdough base bread (from apples!) to use later in the ...

Yet Another Quaint Village.........

A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 23, 2014

3 photos

... country manner house that has been lovingly restored by its Belgian owners. Just being here makes me feel instantly relaxed.

Before freshening up for dinner, we enjoyed a glass of regional bubbly by the fireside. The evening was spent getting caught up with our hosts, Alison and Sidney and getting to know our fellow student Krasna. This week promises to be full of excitement....and ...