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Tastes of Provence

Gigondas Rhone Valley Wine
Our House in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Gigondas for Rhone Valley Wine Tasting

Gigondas Village We are blessed to have a house in Sablet, France and live as locals several times a year. We love our location at the base of the Dentelles de Montmirail, surrounded by vineyards as far as you can see. There is plenty to do in the area, starting with …

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Slow-roasted Tuna Salad wth Fennel and Potato
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Slow-roasted Tuna and Fennel Salad

One of our favourite dishes from the Mediterranean is a salad of octopus, potatoes, celery, and olives, flavoured with extra virgin olive oil and lemon. We made it when we were in Venice years ago. My “chore” today for Provence WineZine, was to pair a summer salad with a rosé …

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Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Although today’s recipe for Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables is Provençal, the story has links to Italy (our other love). And it all has to do with a little jar labelled Finocchio, the Italian word for fennel. Once, when Mark and I were in Scottsdale, Arizona, just after our move …

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Scrambled Eggs Truffles Aups Provence Mirabeau en Provence
Lunchtime MealsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Scrambled Eggs with Black Truffles from Aups, Provence

The best way to enjoy fresh truffles is with simple recipes that do not overpower the precious fungi. This recipe for Scrambled Eggs with Black Truffles (Brouillarde aux Truffe) is a delicious example.

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Living in Provence

Marseille OohProvence Group Tours Itineraries
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

OohProvence Group Tours and Customized Itineraries

A Move South Christopher Curtis and Laurent Nurisso closed their design boutiques, put their possessions in storage, packed-up the car and the dog, and drove from London to Provence. Their friends in England thought they were crazy. Relocating to Marseille in 2013, Christopher and Laurent felt that the gritty port …

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Gordes Hiking Walking Luberon Roussillon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Walking in the Luberon Roussillon for Coffee

Although we always like to think that every day in Provence is warm and sunny, that isn’t the case. Winter in Provence can mean sunshine & blue skies one day, then heavy snow the next. See the photo of Simiane-La-Rotonde in the snow below. When I threw open the shutters …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in Provence

Happy Holidays from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! It’s time to wish everyone all the best for this joyful season – Happy, Healthy Holidays! However, before we head out on a little technology break, it’s time to acknowledge all our terrific contributors. Inspired by Provence Lynne launched Aixcentric with the goal to post current events happening …

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Olive Oil Santons Sablet Les 3 Souquets
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Looking for Olive Oil and Santons Near Sablet

Shopping near Sablet We have been travelling to Sablet several times a year for the past 11 years. You would think that by now, there would not be anything new left for us to discover. However, that is not the case. It seems that we find someplace new every time …

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Winter in Provence Holidays
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostLocals Travel Tips

Winter Holidays in Provence 7 Things To Do

Provence is one of the many regions in France blessed with breath-taking landscapes and incredible food. Most people associate the area with summer activities, lavender fields, and rosè wine. But Provence is much more than that. This fantastic region opens its arms to protect you from the cold, dark months …

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Winter Holidays French Riviera French Riviera Winter Festivals Mimosa
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Winter Holidays on the French Riviera

The owners of Riviera Experience, both from southern California, would not trade winter on the French Riviera for any North American “snowbird” experience. Forget wintering in Florida, Arizona, or California! The famous Côte d’Azur has long attracted travellers in the first few months of the year. When the French Riviera …

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