Bouillabaisse #Marseille @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant ReviewsTaste

Love France Love Food Love Fish?

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: France is of course renowned for its gastronomy and in Provence one of the most famous dishes is the Bouillabaisse, originating from Marseille. We ate at one of our favourite restaurants (in the world!) this week , which specialises in this great dish. A …

Local ProducersMarketsTaste

Marche de Provence … Chanteduc Day 2

By Krista Bender We started this morning at the town open air market which much to my surprise… Consists of the entire village. I was thinking it was just going to be a strip in village center but literally there are stands down every charming stone street. The vendors come …

horse in a flat-cap @vauclusedreamer
Julie WhitmarshRegional Foodie TreatsTaste

A Fig Festival and a horse in a flat-cap

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I can’t help it – I’m a sucker for a local Festival in France – so you can imagine I was delighted when, on a planned bike ride last week, we arrived in Saint Didier and noticed a sign for the Fig Festival taking …

Cod Fillet on Tomato, Basil and Olive Compote with Vegetables “en Papilliote” @MirabeauWine
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Cod Fillet on Tomato, Basil and Olive Compote with Vegetables “en Papilliote”

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: Hurray at last summer’s here, and our diet naturally turns towards lighter dishes and we take advantage of the many healthy and colourful seasonal vegetables that grace our markets and supermarket shelves. You do get good fresh fish here in Provence, but this is …

Green Olive Tapenade #Recipe #Olives @ProvenceCook

Recipe for Green Olive Tapenade

Olives trees have grown in Provence since at least the time of the Greeks, roughly 600 BC. Olive oil was a prized commodity during the Roman era. Today, France is not considered a large global producer at 4,500 tons per year. However, the quality is considered to be excellent. The …

Barefoot BloggerBoutiqueMarkets

Just Another Summer Tuesday Night in Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: The Barefoot Blogger is getting a bit blasé, I’m afraid, about all the activity below my apartment windows on Tuesday nights. I mean, there are only market vendors with jewelry, food and all sorts of handiwork. There’s a bit of music and, of course, …

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Chanteduc…Day 1

By Krista Bender Ok. If there was heaven on earth this is my slice of it. Today we arrived at the Chateau at 10 am. We took a tour of the property. Acres of land. Beautiful majestic land. Patricia told us she starts her day by jumping in the pool …

Clafoutis aux Cerises #Dessert #Cherries
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherRecipesTaste

Elizabeth Bard’s Cherry Clafoutis

Clafouti is a homey dessert, a wobbly set custard chock-full of summer’s first cherries. What it lacks in elegance, it makes up for in comfort and sheer de- liciousness, perfect for brunch among friends.

Restaurant ReviewsTasteVicki Archer

Where To Eat In Maussane-les-Alpilles

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: Maussane-les-Alpilles, sitting on the other side of the mountains is one of the prettiest villages in Provence. Yes, I am biased because I am based in the Alpilles mountain area. The truth is, whether you are experiencing the Luberon or the Alpilles, Provencal villages …

M is for a week full of #Provence #Markets @VaucluseDreamer
Julie WhitmarshMarketsTaste

M is for a week full of Markets

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer I had to laugh this morning when my eldest asked what letter of the alphabet I’d reached in my A-Z – I replied M, he then started to ask what I was going to write about then checked himself by saying ‘Stupid Question….. It’s …