Provencal Tomato Tart @AvignonGourmet
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Summer Pleasure: Tarte fine aux Tomates

Sun kissed ripened tomatoes in a tarte aux tatin with a sharp Parmesan, sweet Mascarpone cheese and fresh basil spread, baked to perfection on light and flaky puff pastry.

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financier aux courgettes @GoutetVoyage
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A perfect late summer appetizer – Financiers aux Courgettes (Zucchini Financiers)

Financiers aux Courgettes – little zucchini cakes – fit the pot luck bill perfectly. Typically in French cuisine, a financier is a small, airy cake, often with an almond flour base, that is eaten for dessert. I prefer savoury financiers which lend themselves to a myriad of combinations – sausage and cheese, spinach and cheese, olive, walnuts and cheese

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Ceviche Provencal and scocca @cooknwithclass
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Ceviche Provencal Served with Socca

recipe by Cook’n with Class combines the flavours of the Mediterranean with South America. The fresh, citrusy ceviche is served on a layer of hummus and a touch of Nice cuisine rounds out the dish with traditional socca (chickpea flour “pancake”). The combination of flavours in Ceviche Provencal Served with Socca is perfect for a shared appetizer or as a lunch dish.

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Melon Soup #CookingClasses #Provence @venisenprovence
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A Savoury Melon Soup Starter

Giuseppina Mabilia, who blends a fusion of tastes from Italy and Provence at her cooking school Venise en Provence shares this recipe for a savoury, cold melon soup. Perfect for a starter in the heat of summer, or for lunch.

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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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Green Olive Tapenade #Recipe #Olives @ProvenceCook
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Recipe for Green Olive Tapenade

Olives trees have grown in Provence since at least the time of the Greeks, roughly 600 BC. Olive oil was a prized commodity during the Roman era. Today, France is not considered a large global producer at 4,500 tons per year. However, the quality is considered to be excellent. The …

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Tomatoes with Bruccio quenelles
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Wonderful Side Dish Tomatoes with Provençal Herbs and Goat Cheese (Bruccio) Quenelles

The Provence Gourmet shares this wonderful side dish made with tomatoes and fresh herbs. Gilles uses Bruccio is a fresh goat cheese from the lovely island of Corsica, you can substitute with a ricotta if you cannot find this Corsican delicacy in your local stores.

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