Pear Tart with Almond Crust @ProvenceCook #Pears #Almonds
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.  

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Croix de Fer #Provence
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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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Columbus Café #AixenProvence @aixcentric
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Bagels, Muffins plus a Surprise at Columbus Café, Aix

By aixcentric In search of a lunchtime snack today, I happened across Columbus Café which I hadn’t seen before. It has a good array of fresh salads, filled baguettes, and toasted paninis and bagels, plus muffins which they say are made on the premises. It was a perfectly good lunch …

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Le Ventoulet Tastes of Provence in Every Cake Slice

By nutmeg A few years ago, a group of Provencal pastry masters called les Artisans Pâtissiers Chocolatiers du Vaucluse got together with a concept in mind, their project was to make a cake that is representative of Provence. As you can likely tell, from their official title these artisan bakers …

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Lobster Pasta with Penne #Nice #Provence @bfblogger2013
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Travel Diary for Foodies

By Deborah Favorite foods and travels 2014 There’s no better way for a “foodie” to recap a year’s travel than to revisit meals and favorite foods devoured along the way. Enjoy the journey! Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Dessert from Picard @aixcentric
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Frozen Puddings

By aixcentric This amazing pud is from Picard. Called ‘La Foret Enneigee’, it is made from mousse mascarpone, mousse au chocolat, crème brulee and coustillant speculos chocolat. It looks wonderful. I hadn’t realised until recently what a long-established company Picard is. Apparently it was started back in 1906 in Explore …

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Mini olive and onion muffins #glutenfree

By PestoPistou I’ve written about chickpea flour before. On the Côte d’Azur and over in Liguria it’s the common ingredient for delicious pancakes cooked in large, flat copper pans. Topped only with black pepper in Nice where it’s called socca, Ligurians often add herbs or thinly sliced onions to their …

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Provence Shop Cafe #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Popular Aix Restaurant to Close

By aixcentric There seems to be quite a churn in restaurants in Aix – especially along rue d’Italie, my route into town. But I was very sad to hear about the impending closure of The Provence Shop in rue Victor Leydet. We had lunch there today and it was very …

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Provence Cooking Classes #Provence #Gourmet @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Rack of Lamb and Potatoes with Stewed Sweet Onion and Fennel

Sheep and goats have wondered the hilly fields of Provence for centuries – providing milk for all the wonderful regional cheeses. Larger animals such as dairy cows and beef cattle are not well-suited to the harsh Mediterranean climate and limited grazing land. The seasonal movement of the sheep and goat …

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Lyon Day One: Hog Heaven

By Deborah It took less than three hours for Mon Fils and I to find a restaurant in Lyon that’s worth writing home about. We arrived by train at five in the afternoon and we were ordering “bouchon lyonnaise” style at the Bouchon de l’Opera by eight. Explore this Post …

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