Here at Fish&Pips we live to eat, so good food is at the heart of everything we do. In our experience, a great holiday isn’t complete without great food (and beverage).
Holidays offer the perfect excuse to not hurry anywhere. Whiling away the hours around the al fresco table with friends and family whilst feasting on local delights is one of life’s purest of pleasures. Whether you are wooed by a Michelin Star or prefer a more relaxed and authentic affair, we promise when you holiday with us, there will be something special on offer to tickle your tastebuds.
Stay the F&P way to experience the perfect holiday recipe – read on to whet your appetite…
Farm to table in Alentejo Portugal
Discover only the freshest organic produce at São Lourrenço do Barrocal where the seasonally changing menu is grown in the estate’s gardens or sourced from local producers. We love that all of the meat provided is also certified organic. Remember to pair your meal with one of the organic wines that are grown and produced on the estate (for the past 200 years). A visit to their winery to discover their winemaking tradition and learn about the grape varieties is a must-do whilst staying here.
A taste of Scotland
The Fife Arms is a celebration of Scottish culture, history and world-class contemporary art. The food here showcases the finest seasonal produce for which Scotland is world-famous. From fresh seafood and game to local whiskies and spirits, the ingredients used in the kitchens and bars are sourced from local suppliers, gamekeepers and farmers.
Try their ‘Taste of Scotland’ offer when you stay to indulge in a special 3-course set menu that uses the best local ingredients in their elegant Clune dining room overlooking the Clunie river.
Get hands-on in Cyprus
Get under the skin of Cyprus at the Almyra. It has an extensive list of foodie experiences on offer including; wine tastings and tours and cooking lessons with olive pressing and pomegranate workshops. Experiences include Almyra Unearthed where you pick and press olives, harvest grapes, collect figs, cook and create memories. Or try their full-day explorative excursion Culture & Cusine for a dive into traditional life. Sample fresh halloumi in Axylou, taste locally produced wines in Panayia and dine on homemade local food in a garden in Kallepia.
Cook the mountain in Italy
St. Hubertus at Rosa Alpina has been awarded three Michelin stars as well as Michelin’s newest distinction, a green ‘star’. Chef Norbert Niederkofler has been at the helm of St. Hubertus restaurant for over 26 years and sustainable cuisine is his passion. Using only locally sourced products direct from the heart of the Dolomites, he has a firm commitment to sustainable food and fine dining with his ‘Cook the Mountain’ concept. When creating menus, he focuses on three main points: the mountain, the season and most importantly, no waste. His dishes are made using only seasonal ingredients available at an altitude of 2,550m from local farmers. Being bound by nature in this way means that the dishes are always changing.
Sample the South of France
With four restaurants, one being the Michelin star restaurant Le Faventia, Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort, Provence is a food lovers’ paradise. The menus are colourful, flavoursome and focused on locally sourced produce. The team here are dedicated to introducing you to the best that Provence has to offer, including its world-famous wines.
Ask us about their Gourmet Package which includes a 3-course dinner per stay, for two adults at the Gaudina restaurant, as well as accommodation, breakfast and use of all the hotel facilities from €680 per room per night.
To plan your gourmet vacation, speak to our friendly travel experts Gemma or Jo on +44 (0)1306 264 005 or by emailing [email protected].