Marrakech Cooking Classes Culinary Travel
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Marrakech Culinary Exploration with Pitcher and Powell

As we exited the heavy wooden door of the hamman, my eyes smarted in the sun. How could it possibly still be daylight in the Medina? In two hours, we had been lathered, scrubbed, and massaged. It was blissful. This experience might best describe a Pitcher and Powell culinary-yoga escape …

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International Culinary Tours Markets in Provence Tastes of Provence @PerfProvence
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Discover Pitcher and Powell International Culinary Tours

Culinary Tours Pitcher and Powell is an international travel concept that combines the creative talents and cooking passions of two accomplished ladies. Even their last names work well together! Barbara Pitcher is a Canadian by birth, with an international spirit, she is a painter who lives in Provence with her …

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Pan Bagnat French Sandwich
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Pan Bagnat a French Sandwich Treat from Nice

I remember the first time I experienced a Pan Bagnat – I was a student in France and had taken my first trip to Nice. My first bite stayed with me from that moment  – partly because I love all the fresh spring-summer ingredients which paired perfectly with tuna and the magnificent French round crusty loaf

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Winter Dinner Party Menu Warm Salad Roasted Leeks
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Warm Salad Roasted Leeks, Edamame and Cheese

We served this dish as a side at Thanksgiving. However, it also works well as a starter course. Begin your dinner party with a warm salad of roasted leeks with edamame, fresh herbs, parmesan and mozzarella. Join us in May for the Pitcher & Powell culinary adventure in Provence, where …

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Cauliflower Soup
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Cauliflower Soup with Coconut Milk and Fresh Ginger

This Cauliflower Soup recipe enhances the flavour of what can be a bland vegetable with coconut milk and fresh ginger for a slightly Asian touch. It’s the perfect soup to make ahead for a dinner party or to have for lunch on a cold spring day.

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Duck skewers @TashaPowell
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Harvest in Provence a Recipe with Duck and Figs

This fig and shallot compote is perfect complement for seared duck breast or seared duck tenders.

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Chocolate and Raspberry Towers
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Online Cooking Classes with International Recipes

After the pandemic hit in 2020, I began doing Zoom demos of my favourite international recipes. The classes include a selection of French, Moroccan and Italian dishes. I quickly realized that it was a great way to stay connected with the culinary world and clients of Pitcher & Powell who …

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Winter Dinner Party Menu 2021
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Winter Dinner Menu from La Cuisine Provençale

Menu for a Cozy Evening Earlier this year, Jane Satow launched La Cuisine Provençale – an interactive cooking school in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Tucked away in the heart of charming St Rémy, La Cuisine Provençale is on a quiet street with a small square. After several months of renovation work, Jane gave …

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French Cooking Online Classes Table in Provence
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Our List of Virtual French Cooking Online Classes

In a “normal” year, we would attend several cooking classes and culinary demonstrations. Instead, we seem to be buying more cookbooks and trying new recipes, but miss a chef’s creative buzz. The great news is many of our favourite culinary experts and cooking schools have moved to online formats allowing …

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Dessert Moroccan Almond Cigars
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For Dessert Moroccan Almond Cigars a Sweet Treat

Moroccan Almond Cigars or Cigares Marocains aux Amandes (in French) are crunchy, sticky, sweet and delicious!

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