Lamb Chicken Couscous Recipe
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLambMain CoursePoultryRecipesTaste

Lamb and Chicken Couscous a Traditional Moroccan Recipe

Ras El Hanout is a spice blend essential to Moroccan cooking and critical for a traditional lamb and chicken couscous recipe. The name translated literally means ‘head of the shop’ for which actual mixtures vary, and in some cases, maybe closely guarded family secrets.

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Thyme Lime Scented Fig Jam
CondimentDavid Scott AllenRecipesTaste

What to do with Ripe Figs? Make some Fig Jam

If you like figs then this is your season! However, sadly figs have a short shelf life. So what is one to do with a bounty of figs before they spoil?  Make Thyme and Lime Scented Fig Jam, which David describes as easy to make without the hassle of pectin.

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Potted Salmon Recipe Cocoa and Lavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenRecipesTaste

English Origins for a French Style Potted Salmon Recipe

A dish of potted salmon might sound a little more British than French, but David’s idea was to create a pink-on-pink meal. The potted salmon appetizer led off the evening paired with a rosé from Mirabeau Wine.

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Prawn Avocado Mango Salad @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonRecipesSaladTaste

Summer Salad: Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This is a lovely light seafood starter for a summer dinner party, the colour combination (prawns, mango and avocado) looks very pretty on a white plate and most of it can be prepared ahead of time. You will need individual metal rings to create the stacked presentation.

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Classic Provencal Dish Artichokes Barigoule
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A Classic Provencal Dish Artichokes Barigoule

Gilles Conchy is the Provence Gourmet and he shares his version of Artichokes Barigoule. The artichokes hearts are braised in a white wine broth along with a few other vegetables for this simple dish.

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fennel Langoustine Ragoût
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseRecipesTaste

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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Provençal Asparagus Tart
Lunchtime MealsRecipesTaste

Provençal Asparagus Tart or Tarte aux Asperges Recipe

Light and crisp puff pastry covered in creamy goat’s cheese, salty ham and topped with the season`s best Asparagus gently roasted to perfection.

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Saumon creme doseille
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseRecipesTaste

Seared Salmon in a Sorrel Sauce

Tangy mustard crusted salmon served on creamy green Sorrel sauce with sweet radishes.
Saumon à la Crème d’Oseille

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Lemon Polenta Cake @Masdaugustine
Cakes & CookiesDessertGary and Jane LangtonRecipesTaste

A Recipe for Citrus Season in Provence: Lemon Polenta Cake

A sweet and lovely alternative to traditional polenta. This bright and tangy cake stands on its’ own or paired with ice cream, it is a must try.

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