Las Pastras #Truffles @LasPastras @Susan_PWZ
Modern TrobadorsRegional Foodie TreatsTaste

My Oak Tree Grows in Provence

Contributor blog post by The Modern Trobadors: Thanks to a very generous friend, my family and I own an oak tree in Provence. Nestled in the thickly wooded hills of the Luberon between Lourmarin and Cadenet, is a large organic farm called Les Pastras (which means “the pastures,” in Langue …

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Sasa Asanovic Sushi Med #FoodStyling @VivaldoGroup
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottCooking ClassesTaste

Food Styling in Provence Update

In April, La Tuiliere B&B in Cadenet will become a flurry of foodie activity as photographers, stylists and chefs descend on this typically quiet country inn. The powerhouse team of Denise Vivaldo, Cindie Flannigan, Christina Peters and Tasha Powell have developed a 5-day workshop that runs from April 12 to …

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Cooking ClassesTasteThe Provence Post

Food Styling + Photo Workshop in Provence

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner:  Are you still looking for that special present for the foodie in your life?  Julie has the answer: Denise Vivaldo and Cindie Flannigan, authors of the The Food Stylist’s Handbook, have joined forces with food photographer Christina Peters, food stylist Tasha Powell and chef Saša Asanović to present a workshop on …

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Tasha Powell Cooking with a French Twist
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreRestaurant ReviewsTasteWhere the "locals" Go

Foodie Tasha Powell Shares Her Perfectly Provence

Tasha Powell says she reinvented herself after a corporate career in product development for sporting goods. That might not be entirely accurate. It could be that Tasha is finally allowing her Francophile foodie to rule the day. From Allentown, Pennsylvania and Penn State University to living in Provence while she …

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Chocolate cake #Food Styling #afoodstylistslife @VivaldoGroup
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste

Food Styling Photo Workshop in Provence

Your photos of market produce failed to capture the moment. Did the picture of your perfect soufflé fall flat? The ice cream melted in the bowl before you got back to your camera! Good news! There is now hope for your food photography bundled together with a glorious trip to …

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The Food Stylist’s Handbook
AixcentricExploreUnique Experiences

Food Styling Course in Provence

By aixcentric A couple of years ago, I met Tasha, a Californian foodie at my painting class. She was doing a stage at a gourmet restaurant in Lourmarin, loving it and loving Provence. Since going home to Manhattan Beach, she has been working as a food stylist and is facilitating …

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Black Diamonds Truffles
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal ProducersTaste

Les Pastras Gourmet Pursuits Unearthing Truffles

Chicago might seem like a world away from the pastures of Provence, but Lisa and Johann Pepin tell me that adjusting to life in the south of France was relatively easy. They left corporate jobs (public relations and finance) in Chi-town, as only 30-yearolds can do, with the confidence that …

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