Table in Provence @Gingerandnutmeg
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Traditions of Sunday Lunch in France

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Nutmeg is writing this post on a rainy Sunday afternoon while Ginger is napping off the effects of a long Sunday lunch. It is a long tradition in France that stores are closed Sunday afternoon, allowing everyone the opportunity to have a leisurely lunch en …

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Beef Wellington @cooknwithclass
BeefCook'n with ClassMain CourseRecipesTaste

Valentine’s Day Beef Wellington

Beef tenderloin seared, then smothered with mushrooms and foie gras and finally wrapped in a little parcel of puffed pastry and baked to perfection.

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Marseille Vieux Port @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerRegional Foodie TreatsTaste

Gastronomic Weekend in Marseille (à la Marocaine)

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: I have always heard great things about Moroccan hospitality. However, I was still surprised when Asma, French Moroccan blogger of Culture Cherifienne, invited me to her home in Marseille for a weekend. We had never met but soon become acquainted through a common excitement …

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sole and salmon-tresse in orange butter sauce
Cook'n with ClassRecipesStarter CourseTaste

Special Night Seafood – Salmon and Sole Braids in Orange Butter Sauce

Delicate salmon and sole in braids gently poached in white wine and covered with a light and fresh orange butter cream sauce.

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La tourte sucree aux blettes @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsRecipesTasteViktorija Todorovska

A Sweet way to cook with Swiss Chard – La Tourte aux Blette Sucrée

Swiss chard may not be something you typically think of an an ingredient for baking, but the subtle flavour adds texture to this sweet snack. Dusted with sugar this square is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Marseille vieux port
Our House in ProvenceRestaurant ReviewsTaste

A trip to Marseille for an authentic Bouillabaisse

Contributor blog post by Michel: We had been talking about throwing a Provence Party in our backyard with a traditional Bouillabaisse for some time. We had even told the neighbors it would take place in August when we returned from Sablet. While we were in Provence,I wanted to go to …

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Roasted Scallops with Hazelnut and Rose Butter @MirabeauWine
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseMirabeau WinesRecipesTaste

Roasted Scallops a Valentine Recipe by Mirabeau Wine

Roasted Scallops with Hazelnut and Rosé Butter on Polenta Mash. Enjoy the dish with a chilled glass of Rosé and enjoy la Saint Valentin.

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Provence Saffron in Cotignac
Mirabeau WinesRegional Foodie TreatsTaste

Harvesting the Saffron of Provence in Cotignac

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Jean Leclerq and his partner Sabine are a dedicated couple who own a very special place hidden away in the hills behind our little village of Cotignac.  They have started our first “Safranière”, a small Saffron farm growing the most valuable spice on earth. …

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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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