Tastes of Provence

Tarte Tatin #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsRecipesTaste

Recipe for a French Classic Tarte Tatin

This is a favourite dessert that is often the “Tarte du Jour” at Mas d’Augustine. It can be made with either apples or pears and is delicious served with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

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Restaurant in Aix en Provence La table de Saisons
AixcentricRestaurant ReviewsTaste

La Table des Saisons in Aix-en-Provence a Haven of Peace and Quality

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s a while since we have visited La Table des Saisons so were happy on a recent visit to find the same standards of quality that this young couple have insisted on from week one back in December 2013. The chef is Lionel who has …

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Chicken Stuffed with Goat's Cheese @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonPoultryRecipesTaste

Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Chicken breasts can be much more interesting if stuffed and rolled, especially as the cooking method I use helps them to stay moist and succulent. There are various options for the stuffing, but my favourite is goats’ cheese with Serrano ham and a few basil leaves.

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Uzes Restaurant in Places des Herbes @bfblogger2015
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Winter Market in Uzes: It’s Not Quite the Same

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you’ve visited the Saturday Market in Uzes during tourist season and hate the crowds, you should be here in February. The market is almost the same, minus the throngs of people. This weekend’s market day was sunny and cold — a crisp 45 …

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Living in Provence

A New French Riviera Garden Festival
AixcentricCurrent EventsExplore

A New French Riviera Garden Festival

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The ‘Festival des Jardins de la Cote d’Azur’ looks to be an interesting new venture. It runs every day from 1st April to 1st May in Nice, Cannes, Grasse, Antibes and Menton. There are two sections to this festival. The first will be 10 gardens specially …

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Holiday Retreats in Provence
ExploreRebecca RonaneUnique Experiences

Why Should you Consider Women’s Holiday Retreats in Provence

Have you had those moments in life when the jigsaw puzzle starts to fall in place? At 50 plus they  can come thick and fast, that’s if you let them and more importantly, that you believe you deserve them. The beginning of the summer season of 2016 I had one of …

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Aix en Provence 2CV Experience Mont Saint Victoire
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreUnique Experiences

Enjoy a 2CV Driving Experience in Aix-en-Provence + Reader Discount

The Citroën 2CV car with its roll-top roof is one of the classic images of France, almost as iconic as a Frenchman wearing a beret and carrying a baguette. Between 1948 and 1990, Citroën produced 3.8 million 2CV, also known as the “deux chevaux” (two horsepower). The car was designed …

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup The City of Violets in Provence
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

Tourrettes-sur-Loup: Provence’s City of Violets

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: The thrill of discovering new villages with the expectation that the next one will be more charming than the last is why my early trips to France entailed a five-page list of villages in alphabetical order to see.The sight of this list would often …

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French Foreign Legion Historical Image
ExploreModern TrobadorsProvencal History

The French Foreign Legion from Hollywood to Aubagne to Paris

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Modern Trobadors: It’s Academy Award season, and as it was with me a year ago when I wrote of Marcel Pagnol, I am drawn back to Provence, in fact to his hometown of Aubagne. On this occasion it began last fall when I was …

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Musee Bonnard
AixcentricCurrent EventsExplore

Musée Bonnard – so much activity!

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Pierre Bonnard loved his home at Le Cannet – he painted his wife Marthe in the bath, the cats in the dining room, the splendid colours of his garden and naturally his view of the sparkling Mediterranean. Le Cannet now has the world’s only museum dedicated …

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