Recipe Grandmothers French Butter Cookies
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Classic Recipe for Grandmother’s French Butter Cookies

French Butter Cookies – Les Sablés. Long ago when my grandmother was still of this earth, she shared with me her French butter cookie recipe, Sablés Normand. She had been making it for years, but the recipe dates even further back than that …Continue reading here for GGG’s post on these …

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Provence Summer Dinner Party Menu
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Tastes of Provence a Summer Dinner Party Menu

It sounds, so cliché to talk about the abundant produce and fabulous markets in Provence, but the region is an absolute gift to culinary types. A present where no is wrapping required just a shopping basket and some inspiration. The seasons in Provence are marked by two things the variety …

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Barley Salad Roasted Tomato and thyme
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Summer Salad: Barley Salad with Roasted Tomato and Thyme

Tender beads of barley dancing among roasted tomatoes, garlic, onions and thyme then topped with salty black olives,

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Tomato Tarte Tatin #tastesofProvence @OurhouseinProvence
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Perfect for Lunch in Provence Tomato Tarte Tatin

Highlighting the wonderful flavours of fresh Roma tomatoes and Oregano on a light and flaky tart shell served with crisp salad greens.
A Tomato Tarte Tatin.

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Barbecue Beef Skirt Steak Recipe
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Recipe for Easy Barbecue Beef – Skirt Steak a la Provencal

One much overlooked cut of meat is skirt steak, cooked correctly it has so much flavour and the added benefit of being half the price of fillet.

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Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad @Masdaugustine
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Summer Salad: Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This is a lovely light seafood starter for a summer dinner party, the colour combination (prawns, mango and avocado) looks very pretty on a white plate and most of it can be prepared ahead of time. You will need individual metal rings to create the stacked presentation.

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Fruit Salad @Mirabeauwine
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Summer fruit salad with Rosé reduction and mint

Melon, Raspberries and Nectarines are the base for this medley of summer’s best, swimming in a Rosé reduction and tossed with fresh mint.

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Gazpacho recipe Gout et Voyage
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Refreshing Gazpacho is a Perfect Recipe for Hot Summer Days

Summer is the time to make gazpacho, the ingredients (tomatoes, cumbers, peppers) are in season and you don’t need to turn on the stove. This soup is super easy to make. Its a terrific option when you don’t feel like cooking and it’s hot outside.

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