Tastes of Provence

Mas d'Augustine Chambre d'Hote Uzes
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Olive Picking at Mas D’Augustine near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s olive time at Mas d’ Augustine. I’ve just been for my morning stroll around the gardens, checking what needs to be done today, as even in the winter there is always so much to do to make sure we have a beautiful garden ready …

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Rabbit Braised in Rose with Pasta @Masdaugustine
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Rabbit Recipe with Braised in Rosé

Rabbit Braised in Rosé with Pasta There was lots of fresh rabbit in Uzes market this morning, so that’s what we had for supper. However, instead of the usual rabbit stew or rabbit in mustard sauce, I tried something completely new! It would be nicer to use a wide pasta like …

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Coffee in Provence @Aixcentric
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The Best Places for Coffee in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Want to know the best places for coffee in: Marseille Aix-en-Provence Bouches du Rhone – La Ciotat, Arles and Salon? The myprovence website has listed places that are noted for their excellence – they have done this to dovetail with the new ‘Café In’ expo at …

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pan bagnat #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
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A Nicoise Classic Pan Bagnat

What could be more delicious than a big messy sandwich at a picnic with friends. This Nicoise Pan Bagnat is packed with layers of flavour that only get better the longer they marinate together. Fresh peppery arugula with tuna, pickles, olives, capers, fennel, tomatoes, anchovies and homemade mayonnaise are perfectly presented on an artisan baked french loaf.

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Living in Provence

Guillotine in France @GirlgoneGallic
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Friday Fun Facts 4 – Did you know? The Guillotine in France

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: The last execution by Guillotine in France happened not so long ago. Over 200 years ago, the French discovered and adopted the Guillotine. The Guillotine was designed by the surgeon Antoine Louis inspired by devices found in Italy. Dr. Louis perfected his new …

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Paul Ricard The Formula 1 track in Provence @Aixcentric
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The Formula 1 returns to Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: …but we have to wait until 2018. The rumours were finally confirmed December 5th that the Paul Ricard circuit would be holding the event. It’s the first time the Grand Prix has been held in France since 2008, when it was last hosted at Magny-Cours …

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Two New Art Exhibitions in Marseille

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: December 3rd was the launch of a show of illustrations by the amazingly talented René Gruau who worked for major fashion and style publications during his long and creative life. There was a big expo of his work in London a couple of years ago and …

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Marc Chagall's art at Carrieres de Lumieres @ShutrsSunflowrs
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How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was …

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Hilary and Jean-Pierre Lemaire Theatre Le 9
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Curtain Up! A Theater Debuts in Avignon

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: A new, 50-seat theater will open in mid-January in the heart of Avignon, in an 1875 hotel particulier just behind the Opera House, just off the Place Horloge. Called Theatre Le 9 Avignon, the venue will host a range of performances including classical music, …

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Marseille underwater museum
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New in Marseille an Underwater Museum?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Whatever next? Plans are in place for a new tourist attraction in Marseille…an underwater museum. Standing in long boring queues to see artworks will be a thing of the past here – visitors just need diving gear to take the plunge 8m down into the Anse …

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