Duck on Spicy Noodles @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste

French Duck with Spicy Noodles

As it is with all cultures, international flavours and dishes are adapted into your local cuisine with a loving and “tasteful” twist. And this dish is no exception. Local honey lends itself to this sweet and spicy favourite that is traditionally Asian inspired, but classically French in execution.

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Mushroom Tart
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

Mushroom Tart with Truffle Salt a Beautiful Recipe for Fungi Lovers

David’s original post for Mushroom Tart with White Truffle Salt. The white truffle is unique to Italy. Alba, in particular, is reputed to have the best of the “White Gold.” In Provence, the black truffle is typically found in the cooler, wetter months from November to early March.

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Tomato and Goat's Cheese Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

Recipe for Roast Tomato Tart with Goat’s Cheese

A light and flaky bed of puff pastry smothered in tomato and shallot relish with thick tomato slices and soft melted goat cheese.

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Roast Cod with Stuffed Courgette Flowers #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Fish & SeafoodGary and Jane LangtonMain CourseRecipesTaste

A Cod Recipe with Zucchini Flowers

The key ingredient for this recipe is the cod, but the dish is really brought to life by the lemon, garlic and cheese that are added to the fish topping and the stuffing for the flowers.

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pan bagnat #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

A Nicoise Classic Pan Bagnat

What could be more delicious than a big messy sandwich at a picnic with friends. This Nicoise Pan Bagnat is packed with layers of flavour that only get better the longer they marinate together. Fresh peppery arugula with tuna, pickles, olives, capers, fennel, tomatoes, anchovies and homemade mayonnaise are perfectly presented on an artisan baked french loaf.

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Galette des rois Epiphny Cake @FibiTee
Christmas & HolidayDessertPhoebe ThomasRecipesTaste

How to Make a Traditional Epiphany Cake

shared by our contributor Phoebe Thomas. She makes this French January treat, a delicious, buttery, frangipane pastry, called la galette des rois, which translates to the King’s Cake at home with her kids.

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
Christmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenRecipesTaste

Pastry Fit for Kings Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois is puff pastry tart with a frangipane interior – golden, flaky and delicious. This tart is served around the Christmas holidays, but always on January 6th (Epiphany).

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tarte au citron #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsRecipesTaste

Lemon Tart A Fine Sweet Sour Balance

This lemon tart (tarte au citron) is an easy and beautiful dessert that even the most beginner cook should attempt.

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Stuffed Zucchini flower with goat cheese, figs and ham @CooknwithClass #TastesofProvence
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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers with Goat Cheese, Figs and Ham

You need to try this recipe while there is still a chance of finding zucchini flowers and fresh figs in the markets of Provence…otherwise you will dream about it all winter.

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