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Tastes of Provence

Banana Tarte Tatin with Gold Sparkle
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Banana Tarte Tatin a Variation on the Classic

The origin of the Apple Tarte Tatin aux Pommes is rooted in France’s Loire Valley in the small town of Lamotte-Beuvron. Born out of an unintended mistake in the kitchen, this tarte is the sweet result. At the time, the two Tatin sisters, Stéphanie and Caroline, owned and operated the …

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Michelin Star Restaurants in Provence
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & Drink

Eating at Michelin Star Restaurants in Provence

Robin and I have only eaten in about a handful of Michelin star restaurants. They’re a special occasion. Eating in these restaurants, depending especially on the number of stars, is longer even than the usual French dining affair. Eating in a Michelin star restaurant is not just a meal it’s …

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Fougasse with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes
BreadsCook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Fougasse Recipe with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes

Fougasse is a flavourful bread that will transport you directly to Provence with the combination of cherry tomatoes and vinegary black olives. Serve it on its own with some olive oil or accompanying a green salad or hearty soup to fully enjoy this rustic bread. Book a cooking class, online …

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Socca Delicious Specialty Nice Movie
Keith Van SickleTaste: Food & Drink

Discover Socca, the Delicious Specialty of Nice

“The culture of Nice is based on three things: the sea, soccer, and socca.” – Steeve Bernardo, owner of Chez Pipo, founded in 1923 In a city famous for dishes like pan bagnat and ratatouille, socca holds a special place in the hearts of the Niçois. A thin, deliciously crispy …

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Living in Provence

Colorado Provencal Luberon Walk
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

The Colorado Provencal a Beautiful Luberon Walk

I woke up this morning with a plan, and it seemed a good one too. After a week of doing lots of long walks with the dog, I had decided that we could both do with a slower day, so I planned an early drive to the market at L’Isle …

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Family-Friendly Walks French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

Preparing for Family-friendly Walks on the French Riviera

One of the nicest things about living on the French Riviera is the number of walking trails you can discover with your family. There’s plenty of trails that are perfect for all ages throughout the year. The French Riviera has an incredible amount of history, so you can combine exercise …

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Great Hiking Luberon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

There is Great Hiking in the Luberon

This last week, I have been out every day, walking with Millie. Not just a little amble along the lane or up the trails at the back of the house, but good, long walks, exploring some favourite tracks and finding some new ones too. Although the physiotherapist has said that …

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Visit Mougins Art Gastronomy
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMirabeau WinesVillages Towns and Cities

Visit Mougins for Art and Gastronomy

A few kilometres inland from Cannes, in the South of France, lies the picturesque medieval town of Mougins. With its charming narrow streets and creative vibe, Mougins is a drawcard for artists, designers and actors. The town is famous for its inviting museums, galleries and lively art scene. Mougins Means …

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Daluis Gorges Côte d'Azur Tourism @George Veran
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostRoad Trips South of France

Southern French Alps 5 Must-See Natural Sites

What’s not to like about a beach and a lounge chair facing the Mediterranean? For some, the weather is too hot and cultural venues may not suit the whole family. Or, perhaps you are just looking for a getaway from the summer crowds on the French Riviera. Head to the …

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My Visit Aix-en-Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and CitiesVirginie Van Der Wees

My Many Reasons to Visit Aix-en-Provence

My name is Virginie Van Der Wees. I am a French teacher for non-French speakers. I live near Aix-en-Provence. Every morning, it’s a pleasure to wake up and tell myself that I live at the foot of the Sainte-Victoire mountain, 25 minutes from Aix-en-Provence. Je m’appelle Virginie Van Der Wees. …

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