Château de Mercuès in Lot, France is a 13-century castle of a winemaker located on a hill by the Lot river, which now serves as a picturesque hotel filled with vineyards. Take your loved one here: www.ivyrelations.com #IvyRelations#LuxuryLifestyle#Resort#France#Vineyard
Why not try out this recipe at home and dream away... What you need: ·1.5 kg of blue mussels ·2 dl white wine ·1 small bunch of parsley ·2 cloves of garlic ·1 shallot ·1 tbsp of butter ·2.5 dl cream ·100 g blue cheese ·salt and pepper
Method: ·Rinse and clean blue mussels. Discard any crushed or not closing when tapped ·Finally chop onion and garlic. ·Sauté onions and garlic in butter in a large wok pan. ·Add white wine and parsley. ·Bring to a boil ·Add the mussels ·Put a lid on and let boil for approx. 5 minutes. ·Pour mussels into a sieve and keep the liquid ·Put liquid back into the wok pan ·Reduce the mussels liquid with a third ·Take the pot from heat ·Add the cheese and let the cheese melt while stirring. ·Season with pepper. ·Serve the blue mussels in deep warmed up plates and pour the cheese sauce over just ·before serving. ·Sprinkle with a little fresh parsley.
Why not try out this recipe at home and dream away... What you need: ·400g of veal tenderloin cut in pieces ·5 small fresh carrots ·1 bunch green asparagus ·1 dl peas ·10-12 small spring onions ·1 liter vegetable stock ·1 dl white wine ·25 g of butter · dl cream ·2-3 tablespoons flour ·olive oil ·salt and pepper ·pee shoots for topping
Method: ·Make ready the vegetables. ·Boil the potatoes until almost tender ·Pour away the water ·Add the carrots to the pot and put a lid on ·Set aside ·Turn over the meat in flour to cover them entirely ·Fry the veal tenderloin in olive oil pieces for a 2 minutes. ·Add white wine ·Add vegetable stock ·Add cream ·Let cook for 5-10 min. ·Add potatoes, carrots, asparagus and spring onions ·Let simmer for 2 min ·Serve with pee shoots on top.
Our intrepid leader, Regina, has some really exciting news! Next year she is leading a group to the Lot Region of France for 11 days of sketching and painting and soaking in the architecture and the beauty of the countryside. She is having an open house this coming Sunday July 30th at the studio from 2:30 to 6pm. Come along and hear everything about the trip and even have a chance to win some swag. We hope we will see you...otherwise Tu nous manque (We'll miss you). #joinusinfrance#youknowyouwantto#arttrip#lotfrance#artsandcorksinternational#acrossthepond#comewith