Mimosa French Riviera Winter
French Decor & GardensInspireMaison Mirabeau WinesWinter in Provence

Beautiful Mimosa at the Vineyard for French Riviera Winter Colours

Provence is known for its exceptional wines and breathtaking landscapes. But did you know our region is also home to a beautiful, fragrant plant? The mimosa, a plant native to Australia, grows on our vineyard and brings a touch of lively colour and subtle fragrance. The mimosa grows mainly in …

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oeufs mimosa Deviled Eggs Recipe Variation
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Make Oeufs Mimosa a Deviled Eggs Recipe Variation

Imagine discovering a new recipe outside Essaouira, Morocco! When I was invited to lunch by vintner Charles Mélia and his wife, Zina. They own Domaine du Val d’Argan, where they produce wine and olive oil. We were all given a tour of the winery and its beautiful vineyards. The meal …

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Route du Mimosa French Riviera
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreRoad Trips South of France

Route du Mimosa a Yellow Drive on the French Riviera

Riviera Road Trip Aix-en-Provence can be cold in the winter. To stay warm, we wore our puffy jackets, shopped for sweaters, and walked on the sunny side of the street. When canary-yellow bunches of mimosas appeared in the market, it was a sign that spring was close at hand. Flowering …

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Mimosa Deviled Eggs
AppetizerDorothy GarabedianProvencal RecipesTaste

Mimosa Deviled Eggs an Appetizer for Spring in Provence

Oeufs Mimosa (Mimosa Eggs) years ago in Marseille when my cousin placed a large, resplendent platter of Oeufs Mimosa on the dining table. The traditional recipe is unbelievably simple:

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Mimosa in February @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

February Events in Provence: Mimosa and Sea Urchins

Despite it being February, the coast of France bordering on the Mediterranean becomes bright yellow during this time of year. Acacia dealbata. Or, known in the florist trade as Mimosa. If you’ve never seen this growing in the wild, now is your chance. This spectacular shrub Continue reading here for Ashley’s …

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French Real Estate Terms Gardens

Visitor Guide: Gardens of Provence

Beautiful Gardens of Provence France has many magnificent, historically significant gardens built for French royalty. The Palace of Versailles and its immaculate grounds are on your list of must-sees near Paris. Then there are the Jardins du Château de Fontainebleau south of the capital and the stunning Château de Chenonceau …

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Tulips Provence in Spring
French Decor & GardensInspireOur House in Provence

Stunning Tulips a Reason to Visit Provence in the Spring

My photo is of tulips in the Vaucluse putting on a dazzling display near Jonquieres last spring. One of the highlights of our sojourns in Provence is the different flowers through the seasons. In the spring, you can see cherry orchards in bloom in April and early May around the …

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Spring Events in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

2024 Spring Events in Provence What’s Happening This Year

Spring Events in Provence Provence is lovely in the Springtime. As with most of the year, the sun shines brightly, but you should expect an odd rainstorm. Moisture in this period is critical for the grapes, olives, and almonds to start their growing cycles. The apple, pear, apricot, cherry, and …

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Discovering Provence's Almond Trees
Local Food ProducersTasteVirginie Van Der Wees

Discovering Provence’s Almond Trees and Wonderful Recipes

The following text, in English and French, is a short introduction to discovering Provence’s almond trees and a few recipes. In the Provencal countryside, it is common to see almond trees growing in the wild. Several regional producers cultivate almonds for local consumption and use in local confectioneries like the …

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Mimosas Provence Winter Travel Essentials
ExploreLocals Travel TipsVirginie Van Der Wees

Provence Winter Travel Essentials for Visiting at that Time

Many people think of Provence in the summer with its lavender fields, sunflowers, chilled rosé and swimming pools. I invite you to explore my winter travel ideas for those months in Provence. The text below appears in English first, followed by French for those trying to improve their language skills. …

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