provencal lamb shanks #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLambMain CourseRecipesTaste

Braised Lamb Shank with Provencal Spices

Roasted lamb shanks with tomatoes and olives, spiced with traditional herbs and a few non-traditional ones such as citrus and paprika.

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coq au vin #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste

French Bistro Coq au Vin

The epitome of classic French dishes, slow roasted braised chicken in a deep rich red wine sauce teeming with wild mushrooms and bacon (lardon).

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toasted bread box with Chanterelle Mushrooms @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

Bistro Inspired Sandwich with Chanterelle Mushrooms and White Truffle Oil

A bistro Inspired Sandwich with Chanterelle Mushrooms and White Truffle Oil served in pan de mie toasted bread boxes.

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crepes suzette #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherRecipesTaste

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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provencal porc roti #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePorkRecipesTaste

Provencal Roasted Pork Tenderloin

This pork recipe from David is an easy dish, spiced with the flavours of Provence and served with 2007 Coteaux d’Aix en Provence from Château Vignelaure,

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poulet bonne femme #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste

A Perfect French Roasted Chicken

A simple one-pan main course of browned chicken, braised in apple cider and finished with cream.

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lemon madeleines #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertRecipesTaste

Recipe for Lemon Madeleines

While the origin of this little spongecake or “teacake” that is served as a cookie is still widely debated today, one thing is for certain madeleines are a light, sweet and aromatic taste experience.

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peach frangipane tart #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsRecipesTaste

Recipe for Peach Frangipane Tart

The frangipane tart is easy to prepare and you can use any fruit that is in season, although we love it with apricots.

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shrimp and zucchini fritters @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenRecipesTaste

Easy Shrimp Appetizer for Cocktail Hour

l’apero with this fabulous and easy shrimp cocktail that is bound to delight everyone.

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