Cotignac beehive-removal @Mirabeauwine #Honey #Provence
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Philip Prior: Provencal Honey Beekeeper

By Victoria Koning Philip Prior is a provencal honey beekeeper and was the first market stall holder I met when Marcel and I moved to Cotignac last year. I was a little intimidated by his perfect French, but looking at my perplexed face, he smiled and asked, “Would you like …

Eggplants in #Provence #Markets

Recipe Eggplant Caviar

This delicious, creamy eggplant appetizer may not carry the same expensive price tag as caviar, but your taste buds will quickly convert you into a lifetime fan. The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for this classic dip (spread) for your next apero. If you are interested in cooking classes and …

Kouros Kitchen #Cuers
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Cuers and Cuisine

Cuers  is a pretty little town in the Var just a stone’s throw from Toulon (where IKEA seems to be the main draw!) so not everyone’s first choice for a weekend away.  However, there’s plenty to see and do away from Provence’s more touristy towns – and more rosé wine …

Restaurants in AixenProvence @Aixecentric

How Many Restaurants are there in Aix?

Contributor blog post by aixcentric: Anyone who has been living in Aix for the past ten years will have witnessed the strong growth of restaurants in town, and specifically the increase in casual eating. La Provence recently reported that there are now nearly 700 places to eat in the commune …

My Top 10 Favorite Foods in France @Unxplorer
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My Top 10 Favorite Foods in France

By Susan Payton So, naturally, eating is one of my favorite pastimes whenever I travel. When we first got to France this trip, I was crazily stuffing every one of these items in my face, desperate to get as much of them as I could. Eventually I settled down! Here’s …

Le Chateau Calanque de Sormiou #Provence @Aixcentric
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Memorable Dining at Le Chateau

Contributor blog post by: Aixcentric This is the view as you drive over the rocky mountains towards the Mediterranean from the very eastern edge of Marseille. The breathtaking Calanque de Sormiou is the setting for ‘Le Chateau’ a family-run restaurant established back in 1948. To be able to drive down …

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Tomates provençales

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou As we start to come into the tomato season, more in the Mediterranean areas than here in the UK of course, I’ve been turning my attention to tomato recipes. When tomatoes first appeared in Italy in the 1600s they weren’t adopted by peasants …

Eggplant and Lamb Tian @ProvenceCook
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Eggplant and Lamb Tian

The Provence Gourmet shares this one-pan, savoury main dish made with local Provencal lamb, eggplant and herbs. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes. Image Credits: All photos were provided by and published with …

Banon Cheese #Provence @ProvenceTayls
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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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Where To Eat In Saint Remy de Provence

By Vicki Where to eat in Saint Remy de Provence? Restaurants come and go but there are a few that we frequent regularly and enjoy. This list is in no particular order or of gastronomique importance. If you asked me where I like to eat in Saint Remy de Provence, …