Coronado Island beach
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste

Enjoying a Southern California Taste of Provence Menu With Friends

Occasionally, there are opportunities to connect with contributors in person, outside of “Perfectly Provence.” This week was one of those times. Provencal Connections in California On what was a bit like speed dating trip in Southern California my hubby and I drove to San Diego for one evening. The hook for …

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Spring Pea Soup
Martine Bertin-PetersonRecipesSoupTaste

An Easy Recipe for Spring Pea Soup

The markets of Provence literally spring to life at this time of year with fresh asparagus, young lettuces and the first peas of the season. To celebrate the season of rebirth after a cold winter enjoy this recipe for Spring Pea Soup.

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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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Asparagus Recipe @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

Spring in Provence: Quick Love Asparagus Recipe

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The first asparagus has arrived in the markets. Steamed for about 10 minutes, a drizzle of olive oil, shavings of parmesan and then a soft free range boiled egg – perfect for lunch in the spring sunshine. Via:: Accommodation in Provence       

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Salmon Terrine @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonRecipesStarter CourseTaste

Dinner Party Salmon Terrine Recipe

Still working with the remainder of my salmon tail, I made these really easy individual salmon terrines. Also, because they can be made the night before, they are really useful for supper parties.

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The Forcalquier Market In Provence
Ashley TinkerMarketsTaste

The Forcalquier Market In Pictures

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Forcalquier market is just as beautiful as many other large Provençal markets. It’s in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region and is located close to Valensole. If you vacation around this area, your visit will most likely include the Gorges du Verdon as well. If you’re lucky, you’ll …

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Asparagus with Deep Fried Egg @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

A Spring Dish Asparagus with Deep Fried Eggs and Parmesan

Its asparagus season in France and there is no better way to enjoy this wonderful vegetable than dipped into a soft-centred egg. Just add a little freshly grated parmesan cheese and the combination is perfect.

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Lemon, Almond and Yoghurt Breakfast or Tea Cake #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Cakes & CookiesGary and Jane LangtonRecipesTaste

Easy Recipe: Lemon, Almond and Yoghurt Cake

This is a lovely cake made with Greek yoghurt and is perfect for breakfast, tea, or with ice cream for a delicious dessert.

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