Hotel Du Casino La Roche Posay
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
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... Kathleen has decided to go on the wagon after her exploits at the hen party. This is good news for me as I get both glasses. Le Clos is a really nice hotel with superb food and is terrific value. It has been cold since we arrived in France. Too cold to eat ...
... 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 ...
... pastry was used to create a classic Napolean (or Mille-feuille). After lamb shanks (in Morrocan inspired sauce, falling off the bone) the passion fruit creme brulee was served with a raspberry sorbet - the contrasting flavours played beautifully against each other. To me, a well prepared creme brulee is absolute and undeniable perfection.
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 ...
... straight up a row of trees to a reasonable looking facade and no hint of the 60 meter long ball room over the river behind it , a magic place , not unnoticed by a million other visitors as well, very difficult to have a photo devoid of annoying pixels.
Loches our last B&B is in town 14 th century place renovated with a famous shower , google "Loches shower tower" we are in that room , fantastic place, but our host gave us a 1 hour nonstop dissertation on the history of ...