tarte aux tomates #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Perfectly French Lunch Tarte aux Tomates

Celebrate summer with this light and savoury tart highlighting the season’s best tomatoes. David made the Tarte aux Tomates to celebrate July 14th – Bastille day – a summer lunch. Once you have tasted this perfect combination of summer produce with mustard and cheese you will want to make it over and …

READ MORE →
Duck Confit Hash Cake
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

David’s Recipe for Duck Confit Hash and Eggs

Rich and decadent come to mind when eating this delicious brunch sensation. Silkie eggs take center stage atop succulent duck and veggie hash surrounded by sweet and sour cherry pearls.

READ MORE →
Saumon creme doseille
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Salmon in a Sorrel Sauce

Tangy mustard crusted salmon served on creamy green Sorrel sauce with sweet radishes.
Saumon à la Crème d’Oseille

READ MORE →
Eggplant lasagna recipe
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

A Delicious Recipe from a Friend for Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplants are a market staple in Provence. Although this recipe is more Italian in theme, you certainly can find lasagna on menus in Provence. Deep purple aubergines are a somewhat somber contrast to the bright red strawberries and tomatoes that you might find displayed on market stalls. This purple vegetable is a main stay in Provencal cuisine and certainly is a key ingredient in any ratatouille recipe.

READ MORE →
Clementine Madeleines by @Cocoaandlevender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Sweet Citrus Clementine Flavoured Madeleines

A génoise type cake batter flavoured with fresh clementine juice and zest make these light and fluffy sponge cakes even more irresistible.

READ MORE →
Cocoa and Lavender Cauliflower saffron soup
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Recipe for Cauliflower Saffron Soup    

Like everything that David Scott Allen prepares for his Cocoa & Lavender blog, he makes it look easy. In the case of soups, most recipes are relatively straightforward including this one. Cauliflower is the base for this dish, which can be prepared for vegetarians using a vegetable broth.

READ MORE →
quail in sarcophagus #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Impress Your Friends Quail in Puff Pastry

This recipe is inspired by the movie Babette’s Feast, the entrée she served of Cailles en Sarcophages or quail in puff pastry.

READ MORE →
Salmon Herbed Provencal Chèvre zucchini @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Salmon with Herbed Provencal Chèvre Wrapped in Zucchini

One of the infinite dishes complimented by Herbes de Provence, enhancing the flavour of creamy chèvre all stuffed in to bright pink salmon filets wrapped in zucchini and baked to perfection.

READ MORE →