Winter Dinner Menu Provencal Cuisine
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Winter Weekend Dinner Party Menu Inspired by Provencal Cuisine

We have been “dining-out” on David’s delicious seafood-based Christmas menu, and a bit reluctant to turn the page to the realities of a cold winter in parts of North America. However, the truth is that Provence is enjoying a mild-ish winter, while skiers are revelling in the snowy Alps this …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Explore: Travel in Provence

Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël from the Writers at Perfectly Provence

Wishing you a Perfectly Provence Holiday The holidays are finally upon us with the stockings hung by the fire and another year of terrific Perfectly Provence content is behind us. It is time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best for a joyful season. However, before we …

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Mas d'Augustine France Chambre d’Hôte
Barefoot BloggerBed & Breakfasts in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals

A Southern France Chambre d’Hôte: The Season Finale

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Now that we’ve followed a year in the life of Brit expats, Jane and Gary, at their southern France chambre d’hôte, let’s see how the season ends at Mas d’Augustine. (The excerpt below is from Jane). The September and October sunshine is glorious, with …

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Fall Diner Party Menu Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Cozy Fall Dinner Party Menu with Love from Provence

Depending on where you live “Fall might be in the air.” Certainly, in most places in the northern hemisphere, the days are markedly shorter, the leaves are changing colours to rich, warm tones (reds, oranges and yellows). The harvest is done for most kitchen gardens, ahead of the of frosty …

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Provence Summer Dinner Party Menu
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Tastes of Provence a Summer Dinner Party Menu

It sounds, so cliché to talk about the abundant produce and fabulous markets in Provence, but the region is an absolute gift to culinary types. A present where no is wrapping required just a shopping basket and some inspiration. The seasons in Provence are marked by two things the variety …

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Bandol Rosé Goat Cheese Pairing
Provence WineZineTaste: Eat & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Bandol Rosé and Goat Cheese Provençal Pairings for Summer Nights

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: While summer isn’t the only season to drink rosé, it is incredibly refreshing on a hot summer evening… and that is something we know well in Tucson. Sometimes, it is so hot in the evening (lately, our temperatures have been hovering at 115°F …

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Barbecue Beef Skirt Steak Recipe
BeefMain CourseMirabeau WinesRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

Recipe for Easy Barbecue Beef – Skirt Steak a la Provencal

One much overlooked cut of meat is skirt steak, cooked correctly it has so much flavour and the added benefit of being half the price of fillet.

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Table in Provence @Gingerandnutmeg
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRecipesTaste: Eat & Drink

A Recipe Collection from the South of France the Tastes of Provence – Recipe Index

There is no question that the food in Provence ranks highly in culinary circles for its “farm-to-table” style. The Mediterranean climate and arable soil are favourable towards the popular “eat local” philosophy. Produce found at authentic farmers’ markets follows the seasons, and fresh fruit arrives in waves during the harvest …

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Eggplant lasagna recipe
David Scott AllenMain CourseRecipesTaste: Eat & DrinkVegetarian

A Delicious Recipe from a Friend for Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplants are a market staple in Provence. Although this recipe is more Italian in theme, you certainly can find lasagna on menus in Provence. Deep purple aubergines are a somewhat somber contrast to the bright red strawberries and tomatoes that you might find displayed on market stalls. This purple vegetable is a main stay in Provencal cuisine and certainly is a key ingredient in any ratatouille recipe.

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Coronado Island beach
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Eat & Drink

Enjoying a Southern California Taste of Provence Menu With Friends

Occasionally, there are opportunities to connect with contributors in person, outside of “Perfectly Provence.” This week was one of those times. Provencal Connections in California On what was a bit like speed dating trip in Southern California my hubby and I drove to San Diego for one evening. The hook for …

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