Tomato Soup au Pistou #Soup #Recipe @PestoPistou
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Recipe for Tomato Soupe au Pistou

Jackie shares her version of a Provencal classic soupe au pistou. In this variation, there is a heavier dose of tomatoes to give you a summery reminder as winter closes in. According to Jackie, All this tomato growing and preserving couldn’t go by without attempting a few new recipe ideas …

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Tian de legumes #Tian #Vegetables @ProvenceCook
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Recipe Mediterranean Fish with a Vegetable Tian

The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for a traditional vegetable tian, baked in the oven in a casserole dish (oven to table). He serves this tian with fresh, simply prepared Mediterranean fish. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to …

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Peach and Plum Tart #Recipe #Peaches #Plums @MirabeauWine
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French Peach and Plum Tarte with roasted Almonds

Contributor blog post by Isabella Bird @MirabeauWine: This summer I spent 6 weeks working for the Mirabeau gang in Cotignac and I really enjoyed the fresh fruit and vegetables that I could buy every Tuesday on market day. It is a real pleasure to work with the delicious fruits that …

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Mini Fig Ricotta cheesecake @MirabeauWine
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Glorious Fresh Figs 3 Recipes

Contributing blog post by Jeany Cronk: I know we are very spoilt here in Provence with fruit trees growing by the roadside and the fruit being pretty much a “libre service” (self-service) for the passer-by. This is certainly true for figs trees, which grow all over the village and most …

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Fruit salad with #pears #almonds @ProvenceCook
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Two Easy Fruit Desserts

The Provence Gourmet shares two easy recipes for fruit salads; a nectarine fruit salad with mint and a “slice of autumn” version with pears and almonds. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes.

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Tomato soupe au pistou

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou: The last few days of summer have found me busily preserving tomatoes for use during the winter. Over in France the long, hot August days were perfect for my first attempt at sundried plum tomatoes which sat shrivelling in the garden sun for two …

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Bouillabaisse #Provence #Recipe #Bouillabaisse @ProvenceCook
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Recipe for Marseille Classic Bouillabaisse

The fish scraps and a few herbs were thrown into a pot of boiling salty water, this meager meal marked the end of a long day for the fishermen of Marseille. Fast forward to the present day and this fish soup is no longer considered a humble meal. You can …

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Green Olive Tapenade #Olives #Tapenade @ProvenceCook
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How to Make Provencal Olive Tapenades

Late fall is typically when the olive harvest takes place in Provence. The fruit is left on the trees as long as possible to maximize production of the golden nectar, but not long enough to risk a frost. Read more about “Extra Virgin Oil an Olive Legend” here. The Provence …

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Lavender #Provence
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Elizabeth Bard’s Financiers aux Abricots et à la Lavande

This recipe for a sweet snack, mini-cakes, comes from Elizabeth Bard’s latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. The author combines the flavours of Provence apricot and lavender in a traditional French dessert. The recipe is published with the author’s permission.

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Scallops with samphire with hazelnut and chive butter

Contributor blog post by Maria Kuehn for @MirabeauWine When I’m exceptionally poor, I go out and spank the credit card on my favourite things, as you do. So it was today when a hankering for one of my beloved starters had me jumping into the car and heading to Waitrose. …

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