Tarte a l'orange Orange tart @MirabeauWine
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A Twist on Lemon Tart – Tarte à l’Orange

The classic Tarte au Citron works beautifully with oranges instead of lemons to give a lush and softer edge to this light desert. I try and pick good quality, non treated oranges and have decided to reduce the juice a bit to get a more pronounced flavour. I made the sweet pastry myself, but a good quality “pure butter” supermarket version will do the trick and is less prone to failure.

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Spring Pea Soup
Martine Bertin-PetersonRecipesSoupTaste

An Easy Recipe for Spring Pea Soup

The markets of Provence literally spring to life at this time of year with fresh asparagus, young lettuces and the first peas of the season. To celebrate the season of rebirth after a cold winter enjoy this recipe for Spring Pea Soup.

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Clementine Madeleines by @Cocoaandlevender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertRecipesTaste

Sweet Citrus Clementine Flavoured Madeleines

A génoise type cake batter flavoured with fresh clementine juice and zest make these light and fluffy sponge cakes even more irresistible.

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quail in sarcophagus #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
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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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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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Galette des rois Epiphny Cake @FibiTee
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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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Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Biscotti @Goutetvoyage
Cakes & CookiesMartine Bertin-PetersonRecipesTaste

Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Biscotti for the Holidays

Biscotti are not too sweet- especially for those trying to limit their consumption of sugary cookies and candies- and are really good with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

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Nectarine Cake #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Cakes & CookiesGary and Jane LangtonRecipesTaste

Sweet Citrus Recipe Nectarine Cake

A very professional looking presentation for your guests to enjoy. A delicious and sweet tea cake heightened with a hint of peach liqueur and served with crème fraiche, mascarpone or vanilla ice cream.

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gateau saint honore #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
Christmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenDessertRecipesTaste

Gâteau Saint-Honoré a Cake for Bakers

Gâteau Saint-Honoré is named for the classic French patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs, Saint Honoré. There are many steps to this recipe, but you will be rewarded by the sweet finish.

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Boeuf Bourgignon @CocoaandLavender
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseRecipesTaste

A Provencal Variation of Boeuf Bourguignon

Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon is a traditional dish from the Burgundy region in France, but really can be made with any decent red wine. David’s variation makes it a little more Provencal.

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