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Guided Fishing and Foraging in Provence

By Julie Mautner Lisa and Johann Pepin, the folks behind the truffle and olive farm Les Pastras, are now offering fishing and mushroom-hunting adventures in the Provençal countryside. The idea for the new program came from their long-time truffle-hunter Jean-Marc Hennequin; Lisa calls him “the ultimate outdoorsman.” Explore this Post Via:: The Provence Post …

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Joel Durand #Chocolates #StRemy
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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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Cafe in #AixenProvence
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Top Cafe Choices in Aix en Provence by Aixcentric

We asked Lynne Alderson of Aixcentric if she would share her favourite cafés and salon de thés in Aix-en-Provence with Perfectly Provence readers. Lynne said no problem, other than narrowing her choices to three – now that was hard! Here, are Lynne’s top picks for a beverage and a light …

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Salins Aigues Mortes #FleurdeSel #Provence Salt
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Sifting through the Salt of Provence in Aigues Mortes

By 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, to enhance flavour and …

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Fig Almond Tart by Patricia Wells #PatriciaWells credit Jeff Kauck
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Patricia Wells a Provence Kitchen

James Beard Foundation Award winner Patricia Wells knows a thing or two about excellent food. If Michelin awarded stars to cooking schools, cookbook writers, and restaurant critics there would be a galaxy named Wells. Wells, who hails from Milwaukee, has lived in France with her husband Walter since 1980. Their …

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Aix Food Market #PlaceRichelme #AixenProvence @DreamyProvence
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All the colour of the best daily French Food Market

Place Richelme is THE place for market lovers in Aix-en-Provence. There is a market every single day of the week in Place Richelme and a much bigger market including antiques, silverware, spices, linens, soaps and flowers on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in Place des Prêcheurs and Place de la Madeleine. …

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Chocolate Madelines #Recipe @LoveasART #Provence
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Tempting Chocolate Madeleine Recipe

I have to admit, one of the best parts of living in Provence is the food! I am sharing today my secret recipe for chocolate Madeleines. I love them with coffee and they are just perfect for a taste of France at breakfast or anytime of day. I hope you …

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Pets de nonnes Pastries in #Provence
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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
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Understanding The Cost of Saffron

By 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  Explore this Post Via:: …

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#Provence Patricia Sands Author @patricia_sands Cote d'Azur
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Discover Provence with Author Patricia Sands

Now that you have read about Patricia Sands’ books and her Womens Travel Network Spring 2015 tour in Provence. We asked her share her #PerfectlyProvence #Discover The authenticity of the old town of Antibes: a vieille ville on the coast between Nice and Cannes, in a most beautiful and historic …

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