Banon Cheese #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Cheese lovers paradise!

By David Taylor The 23rd Banon cheese festival took place Sunday, it has been a few years since we have been and it continues to attract huge crowds the the main interest being tasting and eating cheese, lunching, drinking and just a very convivial day out for friends and families …

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Gigondas sur Table #WinesofProvence #Vaucluse
Local Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & DrinkThe Provence PostWines and Spirits of Provence

Gigondas Sur Table is Monday July 20

By Julie Mautner In the heart of the Southern Rhône wine region, the 4th annual Gigondas Sur Table will be Monday July 20. One of the most-popular summer wine events in Provence, it’s expected to sell out so be sure to book early. This year, 42 local winemakers and domaines …

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Black Diamonds Truffles
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocal Food Producers in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsTaste: Eat & Drink

Local’s Tips from a Truffle Hunter for Perfectly Provence

11-years ago, Lisa and Johann Pepin switched corporate jobs for a rural lifestyle and became expats (Lisa). This Franco-American couple live in Provence at Les Pastras a property that Johann’s grandfather bought in the 1970s. You can read their full story and more details on Les Pastras truffle hunting and …

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Black Diamonds Truffles
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Les Pastras Gourmet Pursuits Unearthing Truffles

Chicago might seem like a world away from the pastures of Provence, but Lisa and Johann Pepin tell me that adjusting to life in the south of France was relatively easy. They left corporate jobs (public relations and finance) in Chi-town, as only 30-yearolds can do, with the confidence that …

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Truffle Dogs #Provence #Truffles
Local Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

The Truffle Dogs in Provence and Black Gold

In both Italy and France the hunt for truffles is aided by dogs and even pigs. Often female pigs are able to smell out the “black gold” without training, where as dogs do require special training. We had the opportunity to visit some truffle experts at Truffe Noire de Haute-Provence who have …

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Joel Durand #Chocolates #StRemy
Local Food Producers in ProvencePhilippe GoninetTaste: Eat & Drink

Foodie and History Guided Tour of Saint Remy de Provence

By Philippe Goninet St. Remy is filled with artisanal food producers, working in traditional ways, keeping local food traditions alive. And luckily many of them have shops and workshops, right in the heart of the… Explore this Post Via:: Saint Remy de Provence and Around       

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Aigues Mortes Salt flats Fleur de Sel Salins @PerfProvence
Ginger and NutmegLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Fleur de Sel of Aigues Mortes the Sea Salt of Provence

Post previously published on Ginger and Nutmeg: Nutmeg walked every aisle in the grocery store looking for salt – it was not with the spices, but rather in its’ own section near the aged balsamic vinegar. Where is the logic? Treasured since antiquity, salt is used in kitchens around the world, …

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Pets de nonnes Pastries in #Provence
AixcentricLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Pancakes crepes and pets de nonnes

By aixcentric What with Chandeleur in France and Pancake Tuesday in the UK, February is a good time to get whipping up some batter for pastries and crepes. But if you prefer to buy something in town, there’s lots of choice. The traditional pets de nonnes – nuns’ farts – …

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Domaine-de-la-Vallongue #Provence #Wines #Saffron
Ginger and NutmegLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Understanding The Cost of Saffron in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ginger and Nutmeg: Nutmeg had a few items on her to-do list; number one was to replenish the wine stock before Ginger arrived. The challenge was making a decision in les Alpilles given the plethora of nearby vineyards. On this particular occasion, she chose Domaine de la Vallongue as …

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Croix de Fer #Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocal Food Producers in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Eat & Drink

Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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