Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart
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Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart Dessert for Fall

This recipe for Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart is simple to make and will have your guests asking for second helpings.

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fennel Langoustine Ragoût
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Impress your Guests with a Fennel and Langoustine Ragoût with Saffron

Ragoût of Fennel and Langoustine with Saffron for a dinner party? This savoury “stew” is served on little boxes of puff pastry. Inspired by Provence, David decided on a pink-theme for their dinner starting with a potted salmon appetizer and this served this impressive seafood main course.

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Duck Confit Hash Cake
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David’s Recipe for Duck Confit Hash and Eggs

Rich and decadent come to mind when eating this delicious brunch sensation. Silkie eggs take center stage atop succulent duck and veggie hash surrounded by sweet and sour cherry pearls.

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Poulet Foret aux Truffes @CocoaandLavender
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Recipe for Chicken and Truffles

Succulent chicken cooked in rich and deep flavoured Madeira, with mushrooms and shallots in a cream sauce decadently adorned with earthy, fragrant truffles.

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sole and salmon-tresse in orange butter sauce
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Special Night Seafood – Salmon and Sole Braids in Orange Butter Sauce

Delicate salmon and sole in braids gently poached in white wine and covered with a light and fresh orange butter cream sauce.

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baba au rhum #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
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Celebration Recipe Baba au Rhum

A French classic Baba au Rhum: A soft spongy cake soaked in aromatic aged rum and topped with fresh whipped cream.

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mendiant tart #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
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Chocolate Delight Mendiant Tart

This dessert is perfect for chocolate lovers. It combines dark chocolate, dried fruit and nuts into a decadent finish to any meal.

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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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pate au thon #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
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Easy Tuna Appetizer: Pâté au Thon

In David’s Cocoa and Lavender post for Pâté au Thon he turns ordinary canned tuna into a masterpiece. The full recipe is below for what might just become your go-to “impress the guests” appetizer.

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Roasted Apricot Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Apricot Tart with Almond Crust

This recipe from Gilles – the Provence Gourmet – is an easy dessert made with two ingredients from Provence; apricots and almonds. Follow this link to understand more about Ancient Apricots in Provence. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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