Tastes of Provence

Elegant dining #TastesofProvence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRecipesTaste

Provencal Menu: Autumn Dinner Party

After a long stretch of scorching summer days, cooler autumn weather in Provence offers a chance to serve warm, hearty meals. Fall mornings wrapped in a cloth of humidity with heavy dew and fog clouding the early hours until the sun does its work. With the hard work finished for …

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crepes suzette #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenRecipesTaste

Recipe for a French Classic Crêpes Suzette

Crepe suzettes many not be classical tastes of Provence, but we could not resist this recipe from Cocoa and Lavender.

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financier aux courgettes @GoutetVoyage
Martine Bertin-PetersonRecipesTaste

A perfect late summer appetizer – Financiers aux Courgettes (Zucchini Financiers)

Financiers aux Courgettes – little zucchini cakes – fit the pot luck bill perfectly. Typically in French cuisine, a financier is a small, airy cake, often with an almond flour base, that is eaten for dessert. I prefer savoury financiers which lend themselves to a myriad of combinations – sausage and cheese, spinach and cheese, olive, walnuts and cheese

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Dining in France @CobblestonesandVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamTaste

How Not to Go Hungry in France

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Hungry in France? Wait a minute! Isn’t France all about the food? Isn’t it known for its boulangeries, pâtisseries, cheese, bread, croissants, steak frites, Michelin-star dining? Don’t people go to France for the food? Yes, yes, and yes. There is wonderful food everywhere, as …

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Living in Provence

College des Precheurs @Aixcentric
AixcentricCurrent EventsExplore

Hidden Treasure in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This weekend, I decided to go and visit the exhibition about the 23 trees that are being threatened by the Places Verdun-Precheurs development. And I will come back to these trees. But first, I was amazed, on pushing open the door to this former school, the College …

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Roman Road Excavation #AixenProvence Photo from official aixenprovence website
AixcentricCurrent EventsExploreProvencal History

More Roman Road Uncovered in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s so fascinating that every time people start digging in Aix, they come up with remains from Roman times. And the latest to be uncovered is 50 metres of road near to the hospital. There is to be a new car-park for the hospital and a …

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Gaspard de Besse @Margo_Lestz
ExploreMargo LestzProvencal History

Gaspard de Besse: Robin Hood of Provence

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Just like Robin Hood, Gaspard de Besse robbed from the rich (who detested him) and gave to the poor (who adored him). But while Robin Hood’s roots are shrouded in mystery, there’s no doubt about the identity of our French outlaw. …Continue reading here for …

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#Monaco View from la Turbie @accessriviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Monaco Yacht Show 2016 — French Riviera Luxury

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Hosted annually at Port Hercules, the 26th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will be hosted over four days from 28 September to 1 October 2016 and will welcome key decision-makers from leading yachting and high-end companies to the Principality for the ultimate nautical rendezvous. …

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Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore

A video tour of the Provence’s perched villages of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Explore the picturesque ‘villages-perchés’ of Provence’s stunning Luberon Valley. Starting in Lourmarin, join this video tour through this breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Meander through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards and discover the charms of these captivating historical villages (and these are just some …

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Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Sculpture #Antibes #FrenchRiviera @BfBlogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

Antibes in Two Days: Moonlight and Absinthe

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As long as I can remember I’ve dreamt about Antibes. When thoughts of the tiny dot-of-a-place on the French Rivera came to my mind, I’d imagine myself lounging on the deck of a massive yacht. Sipping champagne. Dining in the moonlight. Sigh… Little did …

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