During your language stay in France, not only will you get to improve your French but you also be able to immerse yourself in the French culture and in its culinary specialities. Although its origins are rather mysterious, the macaron has existed since the Middle Ages and has undergone many transformations before look like the one we know today. Our visit to the workshop of a craftsman pastry chef will make you experts in the field!
Just a few minutes’ walk from our French school in Montpellier located right in the heart of the historical centre, the Maison Roux will be more than pleased to show you their know-how. Our French pastry chef will take you on a tour of his workshop. He will explain in French the various steps involved in manufacturing of this tasty cake, developed using a traditional recipe – without cream or ganache – using only organic products that contain no gluten.
Thanks to your linguistic stay in the South of France, you will get the chance to experience all the little pleasures in the French way of life. Come with us on this cultural activity organized by our French school in France to a pastry chef’s workshop. The perfect opportunity to learn French while also enjoying one of the most popular specialities in France, real macarons made using the old recipe!
You will have the opportunity to visit the areas usually prohibited to the public and admire the staff at work. Accompanied by a Teacher from our EasyFrench language school, you will be able to ask all the questions you want, in French of course. This is the chance to practice your French once your lessons are over for the day, before moving on to the much-awaited moment of tasting the macarons!
They are both mellow and crisp, with varied flavours such as almond, lemon, ANIS, lavender, melon, cinnamon, chestnut cream or coconut… These small refined French biscuits will delight your taste buds.
You will also have the opportunity to buy a few meringues, marshmallows and of course macarons or “pitchouns” to take away with you as souvenirs so as to savour the taste once you are home or give them as presents to someone close to you. Your language immersion in Montpellier will not only give you the chance to improve your French but also go off on cultural sightseeing tours, sampling all the culinary delights that French life has to offer you, a pure joy for your pallet.