Cocoa and Lavender Cauliflower saffron soup
David Scott AllenRecipesSoupTaste

Easy Recipe for Cauliflower Saffron Soup    

Like everything that David Scott Allen prepares for his Cocoa & Lavender blog, he makes it look easy. In the case of soups, most recipes are relatively straightforward including this one. Cauliflower is the base for this dish, which can be prepared for vegetarians using a vegetable broth.

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quail in sarcophagus #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenPoultryRecipesTaste

Impress Your Friends Quail in Puff Pastry

This recipe is inspired by the movie Babette’s Feast, the entrée she served of Cailles en Sarcophages or quail in puff pastry.

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salmon wrapped in zucchini @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseTaste

Salmon with Herbed Provencal Chèvre Wrapped in Zucchini

One of the infinite dishes complimented by Herbes de Provence, enhancing the flavour of creamy chèvre all stuffed in to bright pink salmon filets wrapped in zucchini and baked to perfection.

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La tourte sucree aux blettes @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsRecipesTasteViktorija Todorovska

A Sweet way to cook with Swiss Chard – La Tourte aux Blette Sucrée

Swiss chard may not be something you typically think of an an ingredient for baking, but the subtle flavour adds texture to this sweet snack. Dusted with sugar this square is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Purple Haze Ravioli #tastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CourseRecipesTasteVegetarian

Purple Haze Ravioli a Pasta Recipe Inspired by Provence

Delicate homemade ravioli stuffed with tangy goat cheese and herbs, served with lavender-rosemary-infused brown butter with Marcona almonds and candied orange peel.

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Soupe d'epeautre #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenRecipesSoupTaste

Hearty Grain Soup with Petit Épeautre

A warm, hearty and filling soup that can be served on a summer day as easily as it can be on a cold winter’s eve.

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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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mushroom bouillabaisse @Toquadom #TastesofProvence
RecipesSoupTaste

A Twist on Bouillabaisse with Champignons de Saison

If ever there was a great recipe to exploit and highlight the season’s best offerings of mushrooms, there is none better than this one. A light and cool vegetable bouillabaisse teeming with the bountiful delights of fresh local mushrooms garnished with a creamy rouille.

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galette des rois #TastesofProvence @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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