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Tastes of Provence

Pâté Recipe Pork and Chicken Livers
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pâté Recipe with Pork and Chicken Livers

This recipe from the kitchen of Anne Challier is really a French cuisine classic. Pâté fois de volaille is easy to make in advance and perfect for an appetizer or a picnic.

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Rosé Royale Cocktail
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Try this Rosé Royale for a Festive Cocktail

Rosé Royale is a cocktail recipe created for Mirabeau Wine by Lizzie King (the creator of Lizzie Loves Healthy). She created this pink-hued drink (with our rosé) and just enough bubbles to toast any occasion with good friends.

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Visit Ménerbes
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

When You Visit Ménerbes Make Sure to Try Chez Auzet

By Cheryl Shfflebotham: Hungry during the afternoon when restaurants and grocery stores are closed in Provence? Then head up to Chez Auzet at the top of Ménerbes for the most delicious quiche for just five euros! If you want to splurge, you can spend seven euros and get a salad …

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Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Ready to Flambée
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Flavours at Le Pistou Cookery School in Uzès

Navigating the streets of Uzès on a market day is not for the faint of heart, add some road construction to the mix, and it gets a bit spicier, but I was determined. On the agenda, was a hands-on cooking class at le Pistou Cookery School, and the promise of …

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Living in Provence

Ansouis Village Luberon
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Ansouis Village is a Charming Must in the Luberon

The Gift of a Town Perched on a hillside with its back to the Mistral wind, Ansouis is a gem of a village in the Luberon that definitely earns its status as one of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. With its tiny laneways, houses built into ancient ramparts, …

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Mont Ventoux Cycling Challenge
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Mont Ventoux a Cycling Challenge: Taming the Beast

By Paula Kane: I’ve been cycling most of my life. Like everyone else, I started on training wheels, moved on to a hand-me-down single speed with coaster brakes, then upgraded to an awesome 10-speed. After that, mountain bikes were all the rage, so at 15 I bought my first bike—a …

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Grande Traversée du Mercantour Group photo - Maritime Alps
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLiz Lord

Join a Guided Hike of Grande Traversée du Mercantour

Walking Long Distance in France The impressive network of GRs (Grandes Randonnées) in France is no secret to keen hikers. Here, in the Alpes-Maritimes (Département 06), walkers from all over the world tackle the long distance trails including GR 5/52/52A among other routes. Here, is a listing of some of the …

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Sète Food Lovers Guide
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Sète Food Lovers Guide to Eating Your Way Through Town

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: There are few things I enjoy more than eating seafood. A gourmet tour designed by Absolutely Southern France in the seaside city of Sète introduced me to a whole lot more favorites for food lovers. I was brought up going to a fish camp on the …

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Kids Playgrounds French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

Kids Play a Guide to Playgrounds on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I thought it was due time to update my previous blog post about playgrounds on the French Riviera. If you have children, the region has lots of options for playground fun. I have included mostly free public options. …Continue reading here for playgrounds and where …

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Culinary Adventure Provence Pastis in Marseille
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Culinary Adventure in Provence Touring Cuisine of the Med

Culinary Holiday in France Occasionally magic happens in the kitchen, but the odds are better if you have some training. In the case of Chef Francois de Mélogue and his wife Lisa, they have a collective 30+ years in the hospitality industry, and both enjoy entertaining – a winning combination. …

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