French Cooking Online Classes Table in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Our List of Virtual French Cooking Online Classes

In a “normal” year, we would attend several cooking classes and culinary demonstrations. Instead, we seem to be buying more cookbooks and trying new recipes, but miss a chef’s creative buzz. The great news is many of our favourite culinary experts and cooking schools have moved to online formats allowing …

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Lavender Fields in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Lavender in Provence Creating New Artisans

Exploring the Provencal market stands piled high with seasonal produce, fragrant fresh fruit, buckets of just-picked flowers, table linens and bright pottery is pure delight. However, it’s not always rewarding for market vendors facing early mornings, erratic weather, and fickle crowds. Determined to carry on an artisanal tradition, Elsa Lenthal, …

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Fall Olives Season Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Fall is Olive Season in Provence

Olives from Provence In the Alpilles, near the Vallée des Baux, there is nothing that signals that autumn has arrived more than the olive harvest. The exact timing of the récolte depends on Mother Nature’s impact on the fruit’s maturity. Like every crop, farmers hope to get the timing right …

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Colours Tastes Autumn Provence Alpilles Vineyards
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Colours and Tastes of Autumn in Provence

Fall Shades In Provence, autumn’s arrival can be subtle. Not long after the grape harvest, the vines start changing colour. Vineyards turn shades of golden-yellow and deep-red signalling that the rootstock is ready for a rest. The Plane trees (Platanes) that provided welcome summer shade drop their large brown leaves …

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La Cuisine Provencal Bruno Suet 3 St Remy Cooking Classes
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

St Remy Cooking Classes at La Cuisine Provençale

After many years in Provence, Jane Satow has realized her dream of combining her two passions – food and culture. Earlier this year, she launched La Cuisine Provençale – a new interactive cooking school in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Jane moved to Provence with her young family and built her business around, introducing …

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Paris-Part-Time-Book-Cover
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Who Doesn’t Dream of Paris Part Time? A Book Review

Lisa Baker Morgan did not plan to live in Paris, although she dreamed of spending time in the “City of Lights.” She certainly did not intend to write a book called Paris, Part Time, but life takes us on an uncharted journey, and as a result, this lady has her …

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Fall Wellness Giveaway
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Giveaway! Focus on Wellness this Fall

The way 2020 has unfolded, it’s time to devote some energy and focus on your wellbeing. We are thrilled to announce a giveaway with two of our partners, based in Aix-en-Provence, Audrey Archambault (Nutrition and Wellness Coach) and Rose et Marius (luxury perfume brand). The giveaway runs until October 7, …

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Provence Wine Project PANDAS AMMF Wine Bottle
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provence Wine Project for PANDAS Awareness À Table!

PANDAS Awareness It took more than a village to bring the À Table! concept together – Susan and Towny Manfull needed a vineyard. In August 2018, Alexandra Manfull passed away, shortly after self-diagnosing her condition as an auto-immune disease that she had coped with for several years. The couple’s grief …

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Provence Fall Festivals 2019
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Provence Fall Festivals to Discover 2020 Events

Festivals and Fall Events in Provence Fall in Provence directs you towards a heartier menu. Enjoy meat (lamb, wild boar, taureaux, rabbit, fowl) roasted with herbes de Provence, root vegetables and delicious red wine blends. At this time of year, the hiking is fabulous, biking is possible, and golfers might …

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Palais du Justice. Place des Prêcheurs
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Aix Walking Tours Fun Way to Discover Provencal History

The Seaward family settled in Provence after touring the world for 15 months. In July 2019, Richard Seaward launched – Aix Walking Tours – inspired by some of the city walks that they enjoyed during their global journey. After a fast-paced career, Richard chose to slow-it-down and focus on small-group …

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