Poulet Foret aux Truffes @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Chicken and Truffles

Succulent chicken cooked in rich and deep flavoured Madeira, with mushrooms and shallots in a cream sauce decadently adorned with earthy, fragrant truffles.

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Purple Haze Ravioli #tastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Purple Haze Ravioli a Pasta Recipe Inspired by Provence

Delicate homemade ravioli stuffed with tangy goat cheese and herbs, served with lavender-rosemary-infused brown butter with Marcona almonds and candied orange peel.

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Grain Soup Soupe d'epeautre #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Hearty Grain Soup with Petit Épeautre

A warm, hearty and filling soup that can be served on a summer day as easily as it can be on a cold winter’s eve.

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Pan Bagnat Nice French Riviera Provence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Nicoise Classic Pan Bagnat

What could be more delicious than a big messy sandwich at a picnic with friends. This Nicoise Pan Bagnat is packed with layers of flavour that only get better the longer they marinate together. Fresh peppery arugula with tuna, pickles, olives, capers, fennel, tomatoes, anchovies and homemade mayonnaise are perfectly presented on an artisan baked french loaf.

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Provencal Ratatouille Tastes Provence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Ratatouille the French Laundry Way

A breathtaking display of deliciousness that could rival any of the old French Masters. This variation of Ratatouille speaks for itself. Artistically arranged tomatoes, peppers and eggplant bond together for a wonderful taste sensation topped with a refreshing vinaigrette followed by a drizzle of rich crema balsamica.

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Provence Vegetarian Holiday Menu
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Vegetarian Holiday Menu Inspired by Provencal Flavours

Sometimes you just need to go green for the holidays. This tastes of Provence Vegetarian Holiday Menu will impress even the die-hard carnivores in the crowd. Martine at Goût et Voyage leads off with her tiny zucchini cakes (you can also make these with spinach) a savoury snack with cocktails. …

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Dinner menu seafood based @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Seafood Dinner Menu for the Holidays

Borrowing inspiration from the proximity of the Mediterranean this festive menu (recipe links are below each course) is seafood focused. Share some rosé with your guests as you sample the Cocoa & Lavender zucchini fritters. Then blow their minds and taste buds with the recipe by Michelin star chef Gérald …

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Christmas Dinner menu with Poultry @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Flavours of Provence Holiday Menu for Bird Lovers

With its natural abundance of local produce, Provence offers lots of flexibility for entertaining all year. The region is graced with plenty of sunny days and just enough moisture to allow for delicious foraging experiences. This holiday-inspired menu (recipe links are below) pulls together regional olives in a savoury cake …

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Christmas Dinner menu with meat @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Holiday Entertaining Menu with Provencal Lamb

This holiday menu is not exclusive to the Christmas season; however, the heavier flavours lend themselves to cooler evenings and Rhone Valley red wine blends. This meal combines some real Provencal classics including garlic aioli, local lamb with herbes de Provence, tomatoes, a hint of Pastis and a not too sweet dessert. …

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesChristmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pastry Fit for Kings Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois is puff pastry tart with a frangipane interior – golden, flaky and delicious. This tart is served around the Christmas holidays, but always on January 6th (Epiphany).

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