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Welcome to the now legendary Fête Accomplie gastronomic adventures, where our fearless guests join me in a week long dinner party charged with culinary tips, foodie outings, much hilarity and cultural insight.
Choose from our authentic collection of culinary adventures to exotic locations around the world.
Join Peta for a guided tour of the famous Uzes Market followed by a cooking class of seasonal and Southern French recipes and lunch washed down with local wines.
Peta Mathias MNZM is a respected and prolific New Zealand chef, author and broadcaster, who now builds on the culinary travel experience with her gastronomic tours in the South of France, Morocco, Spain, Italy and India.
India was wonderful this year as usual - hosted two big trips in October around the colourful gastronomic and shopping temples of Jaipur, Goa, Kolkata and Darjeeling. This is a ten day adventure so quite exhausting as we travel from destination to destination by plane. Of course an airport is a great place to stare at people and catch up on your writing, reading and messaging so we are at one with the universe during these enforced periods of waiting.
Here’s the word on Marrakech: it’s lush, affluent, ultra chic, has outrageously exotic restaurants and nightclubs, designer kaftans and sharp suits, funky jewelry and textiles, tagines, crab sushi, sexy North African cool and drop dead stylish accommodation. It’s one of the leading style capitals of the world. Forget hashish, back-packs, dodgy carpets and 3000 ways to do couscous – although they still exist in quaint time warp pockets – Marrakech has become a highly sophisticated and cosmopolitan Eurafrican lifestyle destination.