Artichokes à la Barigoule Provencal Recipe
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Artichokes à la Barigoule a Classic Provencal Recipe

When perky artichokes announce the arrival of warmer weather, it is time to revisit Artichokes à la Barigoule a Provençal delight, rich, flavorful and complex. Fresh artichokes are usually available in local markets from spring through late summer. The garlic, carrots and fresh herbs give the dish its flavour. You can make this dish vegetarian by omitting the bacon.

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Oven-Roasted Rabbit with Garlic and Herbes de Provence
Main CourseProvencal RecipesRabbitTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Simple Oven-Roasted Rabbit with Garlic and Herbes de Provence

Rabbit is often served in France as an alternative protein to chicken, pork or other meat. This oven-roasted rabbit is flavoured with garlic and herbs that are traditionally found in Provence. The recipe requires very little prep time and just like a roast chicken it will fill your home with savoury aromas.

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Lemon Tart Tarte au Citron @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Lemon Tart for any Season (and Reason)

Lemon tart is Tarte au citron in French. Regardless, of language the blend of tangy and sweet is enough to turn even a non-dessert eater into a fan. This recipe comes from Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living a cookbook and reflection on the Mediterranean lifestyle with photos by François Millo.

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Fougasse Tomatoes Olives Peppers @SipTasteShare
BreadsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Fougasse the Provencal Version of Italy’s Focaccia

This recipe for Fougasse with Tomatoes, Olives, and Peppers is a hearty appetizer that your guests will love. Fougasse is a flat bread that you find in both sweet and savoury versions.

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Chèvre Bites with Spices Appetizer @SipTasteShare
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Appetizer Chèvre Bites with Spices

This easy-to-make appetizer uses local goat’s cheese (chèvre), ripe tomatoes and fresh peaches with just the right amount of spices. The recipe (bouchees de fromage de chèvre aux epices) is found in Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living

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Restaurants Nice Restaurant Picks Nice Salad Nicoise
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

A Foodie’s New Favorites Restaurants in Nice

Living in Nice allows me to re-visit my old restaurant favorites, which I still love, but also discover new interesting eateries, some traditional, others of other persuasions. Here are my top picks for good affordable food in Nice: A Buteghinna: Perched on the edge of Vieux Nice, this weekday lunch …

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Traditional Foods Favorites Nice
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Exploring Food Favorites in Old Town Nice

For years, I came to Nice every chance I got. It wasn’t just for its luminescence, warm sunshine and beautiful landscape. It was her flavors: delectable, often surprising, and always memorable. And the people who made my favorite dishes: full of soul and personality, their passion infusing every bite. Now …

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Nice Baie des Anges @SipTasteShare
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Why I love Nice and Why You Should Visit

Nestled in the heart of the French Riviera, gazing onto the azure Mediterranean, Nice is all luminous sunshine and heart-warming light. Underneath that beautiful exterior lie the things I adore about this town, the reasons I moved here. Food: those who have met know I tirelessly explore the foods of …

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La tourte sucree aux blettes @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

A Sweet way to cook with Swiss Chard – La Tourte aux Blette Sucrée

Swiss chard may not be something you typically think of an an ingredient for baking, but the subtle flavour adds texture to this sweet snack. Dusted with sugar this square is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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