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Tastes of Provence

Provençal Aioli Dip wearecookandbaker-provencal-aioli-crudite-grazing-platter-recipe
AppetizerMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provençal Aioli Dip and Crudité Grazing Platter a Tapas Style Appetizer

Sofia and Kate the chef and baker behind “WeAreCookandBaker” have taken a Provençal aioli dip (garlic mayonnaise) and developed a bright, refreshing tapas-style appetizer. In Provence, many restaurants serve a typical aioli on Fridays (le grande aïoli), a dish that features steamed cod, potatoes, carrots, green beans and a healthy …

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Radish Green Olive Tartare Sourdough Bread
AppetizerMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Radish and Green Olive Tartare on Sourdough Bread a Tangy Appetizer

This appetizer requires no cooking, which is perfect for a hot summer day. The preparation time is limited and the combination of red radish with green olive makes for a lovely tangy “tartare.” Enjoy the combination on top of fresh bread with a glass of chilled Mirabeau rosé and these other starters.

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Jeff Morgan Rosé, La Revolution du Palais
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

TV5Monde Documentary: Rosé, La Revolution du Palais

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Have you seen Rosé, La Revolution du Palais, a TV5Monde documentary about the explosive growth of rosé? If not, we at Provence WineZine have got your back. TV5Monde (pronounced, in French: ‘te ve sɛ̃k mɔ̃d’), previously known as TV5, is a television network that …

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Dessert Popsicles Rosé Grapefruit
DessertMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

BBQ Time Dessert Popsicles with Rosé, Grapefruit and Elderflower

Popsicles may seem like a treat for kids, but this version with Rosé, Grapefruit and Elderflower will keep the adults in your party happy. The best part about these popsicles (other than the rosé) is how easy they are to make. The recipe was created by Sophie Bellard, one of three sisters with complementary talents, which includes desserts.

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Living in Provence

Hiking Provence Spring Poppies
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

If you like Walking and Hiking Provence is for You

Contributor blog post by David: Saint Saturnin Les Apt is the perfect destination if you are a keen walker. We have a guidebook available with 20 walks from the village ranging in distance from 5 to 20k and therefore for all levels of fitness. Today we chose a short walk, not …

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AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

A Trip to Arles: Cultural and Lunch Reasons to Visit this City

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Cultural Arles The newly-created arts and cultural centre, LUMA, based in the old railway sheds, has a handful of shows this summer and fall. Headlining them is Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION (1971-2016), an 80-work retrospective which will be taking place until 6th January. I …

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Merindol Massacre Luberon Provence History
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Understanding The Merindol Massacre and Provence’s Dark Religious History 

Plenty of villages in the Luberon Valley lay claim to les plus beaux villages de France (the most beautiful villages in France), and many of those proudly display Villages Fleuris (flowering villages) emblems on local street signs. Enchanted by weather-worn scenes of charming hilltop hamlets and gently numbed by a glass of …

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Lavender Uzes
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Searching For the Love of Lavender Near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger Lavender Near Uzes Had the Barefoot Blogger known lavender fields are so close to Uzes, and how fabulous they are in person, I would have been visiting them much before now. Thank goodness I found out how to get to some of the best …

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La Ferme aux Lavandes Sault
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in Provence

A Scented Visit to La Ferme aux Lavandes in Sault

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: It’s lavender season in Provence! And what better way to enjoy it than to incorporate a visit to a lavender farm in the stunning fields around Sault, the capital of lavender. For quite some time, I have been enjoying the beautiful posts of charming villages, …

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Sites Saint Paul de Vence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

Exploring the Tastes and Sites of Saint Paul de Vence

Contributor blog post by Laura: Saint Paul de Vence is a beautiful medieval town in the South of France, close to Nice. It has nice narrow streets, terraces, restaurants and breathtaking views of the surrounding area. We loved walking around in this picturesque place! The main square of the town is …

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