Spiced and Roasted Almonds of Valensole
AppetizerChef Burnell ShivelyProvencal RecipesTaste

Perfect with Drinks: Spiced and Roasted Almonds of Valensole

This recipe for spiced, roasted almonds is delicious, quick to make and a perfect pairing for the cocktail hour. An aromatic, sweet, salty, nutty crunch that is good for you! I make loads to keep in a jar or give away, though they never last long. I adore the almonds …

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Gorges du Verdon Visit Var
ExploreMaison Mirabeau WinesRoad Trips South of France

Day Tripping in the Var at Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers and Valensole

If you’re around in summer, enjoy this top travel tip that has something for everyone – from paddling about in Europe’s deepest canyon to enjoying a picturesque lunch and then finishing off in the fields of lavender. We recommend an early departure for the beaches near Aiguine, take the D957 …

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Lavender Provence Artisans Recipes
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Decor & GardensInspire

Lavender in Provence 7 Best Places to Visit

Lavender blooms for a relatively short time in Provence. Like any plant, the exact peak flowering time depends on several factors, including weather and altitude. Generally, the lavender fields in the South of France peak in early July and are harvested by mid-August. Many people plan their trips specifically to …

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Summer Awaits Remember Provence Package May 2024
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Summer Awaits: Enter to Win the Remember Provence Package

With Memorial Day on the horizon, summer is just around the corner. So it’s time for a contest. We have partnered with Remember Provence, an online store that sells only genuine Provencal products and curated a beautiful package that could be yours. The collection includes high-quality linens that will brighten …

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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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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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Provencal Lavender Sachets Remember Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Provencal Lavender Sachets with Scented Love from France

Remember Provence is an online website featuring only made-in-Provence artisanal products. The company founder and president, Marie-Hélène, carefully selects items produced using traditional know-how and local ingredients (where applicable). Harvested and packaged by hand, these Provencal lavender sachets are only one example of the range of goods available on the …

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Markets Provence Cote d'Azur
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Markets in Provence Cote d’Azur a List for Travel Planning

Welcome to our list of the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur. This article is a reference directory by day of the week to better-known markets, producers’ markets and a few more. While it would be impossible to include every market in the region, we have tried to be …

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Almond Blossoms Provence January
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Decor & GardensInspire

A Year in Provence 4 Seasons of Flowers and Recipes

When we first arrived in Provence, it was early October. That year delivered a relatively mild start to the month, and I honestly wasn’t focused on the flowers that came later. Cycling under sunny skies in the Camargue, we passed by rice fields that were being harvested and visited the …

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Guide to the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur

This is a reference guide, a list of the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur, and additional travel tips. Below is a regional directory for daily markets by department (Alpes Maritimes, Bouches du Rhône, Luberon, Vaucluse, and Var) within Provence. We will add details for Alpes de Haute Provence …

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