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Legally Intoxicated by Provence

Sparkling azure waters, chilled pink wine, cicada-led symphonies and the market aromas of rotisserie chickens it is easy to see how one might get drunk on the sensory indulgence of Provence. Intoxicating PJ Adams grew up in California where she studied, before heading to the London School of Economics. Her …

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Book Review: Living in Provence

This beautiful art book illustrates the many different ways people choose to live in Provence. It is part of a “Living in…” series of publications about living in different parts of the world including places like Tuscany or Bali. This particular volume was published in 2012 to celebrate the 25th …

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Elizabeth Bard’s Perfectly Provence

The Chief Tasting Officer (CTO) at Scaramouche Artisan Glacier is Elizabeth Bard’s husband Gwendal. This Franco-American couple is jointly forging a sweet career path in the village of Cérèste. Fueled by the seasonal flavours of their new home in Provence, Elizabeth and Gwendal determined that their careers should be more …

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Thomas Jefferson in France ~ Part Two

Thomas Jefferson, Minister to France began his southern France travels in 1787 from Paris and that initiated his love for the region. Jefferson visited St Remy de Provence and Les Baux, learning about agriculture and antiquity. Jefferson tested the famous Roman-era baths in Aix-en-Provence. Read more on Ginger and Nutmeg’s …

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Win a Copy of Elizabeth Bard’s Picnic in Provence

Want to lose weight?…Open an artisanal ice cream shop. Elizabeth Bard tells me that she and her husband Gwendal lost 10 and 20 pounds respectively the first summer that they opened Scaramouche Artisan Glacier in Cérèste. The tale of how an art historian from New York and a Frenchman with …

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Book Review: Provence 1970

Are you a foodie? A Provence lover? A Francophile? If so, Provence 1970 is a book you might want to add to your reading list. Mary Jane Deeb shares her review of Luke Barr’s, Provence 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard and the Reinvention of American Taste, New York: …

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Another Fine French Book Giveaway!

By Julie Mautner I’ve been wanting to write about Elizabeth Bard for a while now and her new book gives me a perfect excuse. It comes out on April 7 and it looks every bit as delicious as its predecessor, Lunch in Paris: A Love Explore this Post Via:: The …

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Books Set in Provence

By aixcentric Provence is a rich environment for writers. Peter Mayle sparked a trend for books about Provence, but it’s fun to read fiction set locally. Mary Lou Longworth has penned a series of crime novels based in and around Aix. Starting with ‘Death at the Chateau Bremont’, she Explore …

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Writing the Romance in Provence

The writing bug struck early. Karen Aldous says that she began writing as a girl and started her first novel in her twenties. Inspired by Provence and jolted into action by a family illness she is now the author of two books The Vineyard and The Chateau. Karen Aldous lives …

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March Events at Book in Bar in Aix

By aixcentric Supporting independent bookshops is a must: not only is the internet providing much competition but there are local problems too – Book In Bar has been bedevilled with roadworks outside the shop recently. Here is a list of their events this month: Creative Writing Workshop : Saturday, March the …

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