Clementine Madeleines by @Cocoaandlevender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertRecipesTaste

Sweet Citrus Clementine Flavoured Madeleines

A génoise type cake batter flavoured with fresh clementine juice and zest make these light and fluffy sponge cakes even more irresistible.

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Cocoa and Lavender Cauliflower saffron soup
David Scott AllenRecipesSoupTaste

Easy Recipe for Cauliflower Saffron Soup    

Like everything that David Scott Allen prepares for his Cocoa & Lavender blog, he makes it look easy. In the case of soups, most recipes are relatively straightforward including this one. Cauliflower is the base for this dish, which can be prepared for vegetarians using a vegetable broth.

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quail in sarcophagus #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenPoultryRecipesTaste

Impress Your Friends Quail in Puff Pastry

This recipe is inspired by the movie Babette’s Feast, the entrée she served of Cailles en Sarcophages or quail in puff pastry.

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salmon wrapped in zucchini @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseTaste

Salmon with Herbed Provencal Chèvre Wrapped in Zucchini

One of the infinite dishes complimented by Herbes de Provence, enhancing the flavour of creamy chèvre all stuffed in to bright pink salmon filets wrapped in zucchini and baked to perfection.

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Poulet Foret aux Truffes @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste

Recipe for Chicken and Truffles

Succulent chicken cooked in rich and deep flavoured Madeira, with mushrooms and shallots in a cream sauce decadently adorned with earthy, fragrant truffles.

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Purple Haze Ravioli #tastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CourseRecipesTasteVegetarian

Purple Haze Ravioli a Pasta Recipe Inspired by Provence

Delicate homemade ravioli stuffed with tangy goat cheese and herbs, served with lavender-rosemary-infused brown butter with Marcona almonds and candied orange peel.

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Soupe d'epeautre #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenRecipesSoupTaste

Hearty Grain Soup with Petit Épeautre

A warm, hearty and filling soup that can be served on a summer day as easily as it can be on a cold winter’s eve.

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pan bagnat #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

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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Remy's ratatouille #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenRecipesSide DishTaste

Provencal Ratatouille the French Laundry Way

A breathtaking display of deliciousness that could rival any of the old French Masters. This variation of Ratatouille speaks for itself. Artistically arranged tomatoes, peppers and eggplant bond together for a wonderful taste sensation topped with a refreshing vinaigrette followed by a drizzle of rich crema balsamica.

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