Savoury Leek Tart Provence Tarte fondante aux poireaux
Guest PostLunchtime MealsProvencal Recipes

Make a Savoury Leek Tart from Provence

French cuisine is known for its delicate pastries and desserts. However, light, flaky pastry also complements a savoury tart perfectly! This recipe is similar to a classic French quiche. Serve this tart warm or at room temperature. Make Rose’s leek tart for lunch and serve with a green salad, or …

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Springtime Debudding the Vines
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Springtime Debudding the Vines at Domaine Mirabeau

May is a critical month in the lifecycle of the vines on Domaine Mirabeau. In April, the buds break and begin to swell to show the first leaves and future branches. Then follows the critical process of ‘ebourgeonnage’ or debudding; the viticulturalist and their team select the branches that will …

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Lemongrass Crème Brûlée Tasha Anne Powell and Chef Liz Thompson
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Lemongrass Crème Brûlée a Delicious Variation

Chef Liz Thompson and I had lots of fun delivering “Baking with Herbs,” an online cooking demonstration. One of the recipes was a twist on the French classic a Lemongrass Crème Brûlée. In just over an hour, we showed participants how to use fresh herbs and flowers from their garden …

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Marseille OohProvence Group Tours Itineraries
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLiving in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Welcome to Marseille so Many Reasons to Visit

France’s second-largest city – Marseille – had an image problem, not helped by its setting for gangster and crime movies. But ask any local this city is pure magic. Situated on the Mediterranean, Marseille residents can swim at their favourite beach before work and watch the sunset at another with …

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French Desserts Start Cooking
Provencal RecipesRenata HaidleTaste: Food & Drink

How to Soothe Your Longing for France: Start Cooking

As an avid traveller and French Riviera lover, 2020 has hit me very hard, and I’m sure most of you reading this article can relate. 2021 is not looking that great either, at least at the time of writing. Some readers of my blog have asked what I’ve been doing …

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French Riviera Views
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLiving in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Insiders Tips for your Visit to Lovely Antibes

While living and working in dynamic Hong Kong, Tom and Paul began visiting Antibes and Cote d’Azur and were hooked. Leaving behind Asia’s intense lifestyle and demanding jobs in luxury hotel design (Tom) and financial markets (Paul), they moved to Antibes in 2012. It’s been a decade, and Antibes is …

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Art Marcel Kroënlein Arboretum
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van SickleRoad Trips South of France

Art in the Trees at the Marcel Kroënlein Arboretum

Tucked into the mountains north of Nice, next to Roure’s charming village, sits an arboretum unique in the world. It mixes exotic trees, rare flowers, and “no-made” art in a mountain park overlooking the wild Tinel Valley—a perfect day trip for nature lovers and art enthusiasts alike. The Marcel Kroënlein …

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Gorges du Verdon Var Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest Post

5 Top Things to See in Provence for Ukrainian Visitors

Is Provence a good place to visit as a Ukrainian? You bet it is! What’s not to love about a region packed with good wine, fascinating history, ancient ruins, incredible scenery, art… You name it, Provence has it. From its idyllic Mediterranean beaches to the slopes of the Southern Alps, …

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Focaccia is an oven-baked flatbread seasoned
BreadsCook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Learn How to Make Focaccia

Focaccia is a traditional Italian flatbread with firmness and texture similar to pizza dough. In Provence, fougasse is similar but a slightly different type of bread (recipe here). Use this delicious bread as a side dish, sandwich bread, or as a flatbread with various toppings.  Other common toppings include herbs …

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Living Aix-en-Provence Cours Mirabeau
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostLocals Travel Tips

Top Charming Places in Provence to Visit on Your Next Trip

If you decide to visit Provence, you need a guide on its worth-see touristic places. In the article, we will guide you through the most worthwhile and unforgettable places. Let’s Explore Provence Have you ever been to Paris? Do you want to experience the beauty of the country and visit …

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