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14 Nov 23

The Culinary Workshops of La Grande Maison

The culinary workshops of La Grande Maison

Discover the art of cooking with passion and balance during our culinary workshops at La Grande Maison Mazamet, in partnership with Atelier Équilibre Gourmand.

Immerse yourself in a unique experience, whether to complete your stay in our guest house or for an experience dedicated to healthy and tasty cuisine.

Our workshops are designed for all levels, from novices to experienced amateurs, and are perfectly suited to those looking for cooking that fits specific diets.

Guided by passionate and experienced Sandrine, you will learn to create delicious and balanced dishes, adapted to various dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, gluten-free, or other specific diets.

Learn the secrets of local and regional recipes while exploring innovative techniques and unique flavor combinations.Our workshops are moments of sharing, learning and conviviality, where you can discover new techniques, exchange tips and share a common passion for healthy and delicious cooking.

Reserve your place now for a memorable culinary experience at La Grande Maison Mazamet.

Discover the pleasure of cooking with expertise and creativity while taking care of your well-being.

Join us for an unforgettable culinary adventure where indulgence rhymes with balance.

Reservation optional when booking a stay or by email to contact@lagrandemaisonmazamet.fr, the culinary workshop is organized on request from 1 participant up to a maximum of 4. Depending on the chosen theme it lasts from 3 to 8 hours when accompanied by a nutrition course.

Workshop details sent by email on request;


07 Mar 23

Sports breakfasts

This weekend we had the pleasure of welcoming two great sports teams on the occasion of the Black Mountain trail.

The Black Mountain, in the heart of the Black Mountain, offers different levels of racing, to offer everyone an event that meets everyone's personal challenge.

From the hero race (1 km) for the little ones, to the 63 km Coupo Cambo race, there is something for everyone.

So that our heroes of the day are well prepared the morning of their departure, at La Grande Maison, our housekeeper prepares a suitable breakfast. Because it's not just the meal the night before to adapt.

We adapt of course to breakfast times, and yes breakfast is available for 4am, it's possible!

We share with you the recipes for these sports cakes, ultra easy to reproduce at home, established by Nicolas Aubineau (sports dietitian).

The sports cake (or energy cake) is a product used by many athletes before a race (marathon, triathlon, trail, cyclo, etc.).

How to eat a sports cake before a race?

For optimized assimilation and digestion, it is advisable to consume the energy cake at least 2 hours before the race. Nicolas Aubineau advises having breakfast 3 hours before the race and eating small pieces of sports cake up to 1h30 before the start. Then, stop at the solid for reasons of digestibility and therefore of transit for the most sensitive. The waiting or effort drink during the warm-up takes over.

If you want to go deeper into the subject, we recommend that you read the complete site on the subject.

In terms of recipes, here are the ones we offer when you stay with us at the dawn of an intense sports race.

Nicolas Aubineau sports sweet cake recipe

  • 300 g of white flour,
  • 400 ml of UHT sterilized semi-skimmed milk,
  • 150 g of honey,
  • 20 g dried apricots, pitted,
  • 20 g of dried figs,
  • 20 g of prunes,
  • 60 g of raisins,
  • 1 tablespoon of combined oil (mixture of oils),
  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon ground almond.

For all the details and energy values: Sweet sports cake

Nicolas AUBINEAU savory sports cake recipe

  • 300 g of white flour,
  • 400mL of 1/2 skimmed UHT milk,
  • 50g of honey,
  • 100g of grated carrots,
  • 30g of minced green olives,
  • 50g of smoked raw ham,
  • 1 packet of dry yeast,
  • 1 tablespoon ground walnuts,
  • 1 teaspoon of curry powder,
  • 2 tablespoons of dried basil,
  • 0.5g of fleur de sel.

For all the details and the energy values: Salted sports cake

You will have understood that with approximately 450 Kcal per slice of cake (200 gr), you are ready to face your sporting challenge with energy.

So, do not hesitate when making your reservation to tell us that you are coming for an intense sporting challenge, we will be delighted to prepare a suitable breakfast for you.

Congratulations to our runners this weekend who ALL finished their race :)

Next trail appointments near Mazamet:

16/04 Aiguefondaise round

04/06 Labruguière trail

01/10 Trail of the Mazamet Footbridge

All the details of the Trail dates in Occitania.

See you soon !


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