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Tastes of Provence

Roasted Chicken Fennel Clementines
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Roasted Chicken Ottolenghi Style with Fennel and Clementines

David prepared this dish the when we met in California. It is best to marinade the chicken in advance (preferably overnight) to get the most out of the delicious combination of fennel, citrus and ouzo. The recipe comes from David’s copy of Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook Jerusalem. Chicken with Fennel and Clementines is …

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ôtes du Rhône White Wine Shrimp Pairing
Provence WineZineWines and Spirits of Provence

Côtes du Rhône White Wine with Shrimp Tasty Provençal Wine Pairings

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: I found the following on the British blog Golly’s Wine Drops: “Léon Perdigal Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc ’15 has a full on hipster collection of grapes in it… So cool you’ve never heard of half of them. It doesn’t hold any truck …

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Lemon Lavender Cornmeal Cake Olive OIl Cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Lemon Lavender Buttermilk Cornmeal Olive Oil Cake a Sweet Finish

This quick bread has all the tasty elements of Provence – a bit of citrus, a hint of lavender and flavourful olive oil. The inspiration for this sweet lemon, lavender cake comes from a recipe by Nicole Riegl

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Pastis Drinks Provence
Taste: Eat & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Pastis a Popular Liquor in Provence

Pass the Pastis Once you get past its slightly unappealing milky yellow colour and mild anise flavour you are either a pastis fan or vow never to drink the stuff again. However, pastis drinkers don’t care what you think about their beverage of choice. As you sip your glass of …

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Living in Provence

Languedoc-Roussillon Montpellier
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Plan a Visit to Languedoc-Roussillon: France’s “Other French Riviera”

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: The third in the series of shore excursions for travelers on Mediterrean cruises, Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France is sharing ideas we all can use. Let’s see what she suggests for those who want to experience Languedoc-Roussillon. According to Nancy McGee, Languedoc-Roussillon is coming …

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Lyon Café Comptoir Abel Road Trip
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

A night in Lyon and unforgetable dinner at Cafe Comptoir Abel

Contributor blog post by Michel: As we plan trips to the South of France, I look for good fares from San Francisco to Geneva, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and Nice. Recently, it seems Geneva and Lyon have offered the best fares on our favorite airline. The first couple of times we flew …

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Yoga Retreat Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in ProvenceThe Unexplorer

4 Perks of Attending a Yoga Retreat in Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: Readers of my blog (all 14 of ya’ll) know I’m into yoga. I’ve gone on a retreat in Tuscany, and gotten my downward dog on in a Japanese garden and on a lavender farm. In between these trips, I have a great home practice. A …

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Azure Waters Mediterranean @Uxplorer
Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Unexplorer

In the Azure Waters of the Mediterranean

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: Eighteen years ago, I was a 22-year-old exploring Europe with her boyfriend. We crashed in Nice, exhausted by our whirlwind first week of touring London, Paris, and Amsterdam. This was before I understood slow travel. We stayed extra days in Nice because it was such …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Explore: Travel in Provence

Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël from the Writers at Perfectly Provence

Wishing you a Perfectly Provence Holiday The holidays are finally upon us with the stockings hung by the fire and another year of terrific Perfectly Provence content is behind us. It is time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best for a joyful season. However, before we …

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Christmas Events French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Christmas 2017: Festive events and activities on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The Zone B school holidays over the Christmas period run from 22 December and finish 7 January so it’s a good time to use the fortnight’s break to partake in some festive activities. As well as the usual Christmas markets that pop up each year …

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