Making Cassoulet
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Making Cassoulet What Wine to Serve?

By David Scott Allen No, Dorothy, we aren’t in Kansas… or Provence, for that matter. But I did this intentionally. I planned to make a cassoulet on New Year’s Eve for Susan and Towny of Provence WineZine and wanted the wine to pair perfectly. Since I got the basic recipe for …

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Classic Cassoulet Recipe
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Classic Cassoulet Recipe Made Easy

Cassoulet is a traditional recipe from the Languedoc-Roussillon (now the administrative region of Occitanie, France). Some cooks shy away from making this cannellini bean and meat (pork, duck) casserole because it takes a bit of time if you decide to make the duck confit yourself.

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White Bean Chicken Confit Cassoulet
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Cassoulet from Southern France

This “faux” cassoulet recipe appeared in the February 2016 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. I have prepared it several times to rave reviews from family and friends. Like a traditional cassoulet, it is a meal-in-a-dish and requires only a side salad, a robust red wine and perhaps a fruit dessert to complete the meal. It is perfect for cold winter evenings.

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Wild Mushroom Chicken Cassoulet cannellini Recipe
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Wild Mushroom Season in Provence a Chicken Cannellini Cassoulet Recipe

With the taste of an all day slow roasted cassoulet, this quick and easy version is great any day of the week. Tender chicken breasts with creamy cannelllini beans and wild mushrooms is a definite win at the table.

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Locals parading traditional dress Provence Retirement Home Gayle Padgett
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Choosing Provence For Your Retirement Home: Gayle Padgett’s Expat Story

Mention Provence as a destination to your friends, and most people have either been and want to return or are dreaming of their first visit. Gayle Padgett and her husband “flirted” with Provence for two decades, often travelling during their vacation time from US government jobs in Germany. As their …

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Mas d'Augustine France Chambre d’Hôte
Barefoot BloggerBed & Breakfasts in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

A Southern France Chambre d’Hôte: The Season Finale

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Now that we’ve followed a year in the life of Brit expats, Jane and Gary, at their southern France chambre d’hôte, let’s see how the season ends at Mas d’Augustine. (The excerpt below is from Jane). The September and October sunshine is glorious, with …

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I Promise You This #Provence #Books @Patricia_Sands
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Is Provence Calling To You?

Author and possibilitarian Patricia Sands never ceases to amaze me. She is on the cusp of publishing the third book in her “Love In Provence” series I Promise You This ~ is available May 17th. Here, is a little temptation to order your copy. “With sunlit backdrops and plot twists as …

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