Above: A blackboard displaying various foods and cooking phrases at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school - Lucy Vanel
American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified pâtissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district, a residential part of Lyon that, beginning in the 18th century, was the headquarters of the silk-weaving industry. Daylong Market Table Classes include a morning visit to an outdoor market, cheese shop and bakery, followed by a day spent cooking.
A dish at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school - Lucy Vanel
Courses are limited to a maximum of six students and are taught in English. Vanel also offers French Pastry Workshops and private cooking lessons by advance arrangement.
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