Virgin Olive Harvester olive crop
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest Post

Day in the Olive Groves: Virgin Olive-Harvester No More!

Guest Post: Gayle Padgett Smith This article was written by Gayle Padgett Smith the author of Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie. She shares that she is no longer a virgin to the olivade (olive harvest) St. Remy de Provence.” Here, is our book review on “Passion for Provence” …

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Petit Pâté Tarts Pastry Recipe
AppetizerGuest PostProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pork and Chicken Liver Pâte Tarts a Starter Course

Nimes-based chef Anne Challier adapts her recipe for pâte with pork and chicken liver pâte (pâté fois de volaille) to create a savoury pastry tart. Here, is the recipe for the meat filling. Use a muffin pan as your shape, make the pastry dough recipe

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Restaurants Haut-Var
Guest PostRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Provence Living Top Picks for Restaurants in the Haut-Var

Sadly, restaurant meals do not always live up to our expectations for service, food quality, price and ambiance. We asked Susana Iwase Hanson the founder of Provence Living for her top picks for restaurants in the Haut-Var. Why Visit Haut-Var The Haut-Var is filled with striking scenery, hilltop villages and plenty …

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Culinary Travel Adventure Gout et Voyage
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Culinary Travel Adventure in Provence with Goût et Voyage

This article was previously published on Marjorie R. Williams website “Exploring the World of Food, Antiques and Crafts. “Provence as Seen by (and with!) Martine Bertin-Peterson” I recently had the opportunity to interview Martine Bertin-Peterson, founder of the culinary travel adventure company Goût et Voyage. Martine escorts tours to Provence, Tuscany and …

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Olive Oil Cake Recipe
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Lemon Olive Oil Cake Recipe

This guest post comes to us from Berlin (and Madrid)! Vlada Migas is a pastry chef and the voice behind the tempting recipes on her blog Cook for Soul. “I enjoy feeding people with tasty desserts and sharing my cooking stories with them. Recently upgraded my skills with alternative dieting …

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Goût et Voyage Culinary Travel
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostGuided Holiday Tours

Goût et Voyage Culinary Travel by French Quarter Magazine

This article was previously published on the French Quarter Magazine website. “Interview with Goût et Voyage, Spotlight on Travel and Cooking” Tell us a bit about Goût et Voyage. Goût et Voyage creates lasting memories through French (and Italian) gourmet travel adventures. Martine Bertin-Peterson serves as the escort for all …

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Living Aix-en-Provence Place d'Albertas
Expat Living and Real EstateGuest PostLiving in Provence

Reflecting on Twenty Years Living in Aix-en-Provence

This article “Twenty Years Living in Aix-en-Provence”  was originally published on author M. L. Longworth’s website. The post is her reflective view of how the city of Aix-en-Provence has changed in the last two decades, and of those staples that make the city unique. Our decision to move to France …

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Great Restaurants Provence
Guest PostRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

4 Great Restaurants in Provence to Try

While planning your Provence adventure, make sure your lodging, whether hotel, villa, or Airbnb, is located conveniently to the region’s best restaurants. Dining is an important part of the Provence experience, so here is a short list of highly regarded restaurants in the region. L’Oustalet, Gigondas The gem of the …

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Import Car Provence France
Expat Living and Real EstateGuest PostLiving in Provence

How to Import your Car and Household Goods into Provence

EU Imports Need to Know As a fully-fledged member of the European Union, it’s fair to say that the economy of France has benefitted considerably from the freedom of movement and continued migration. France is an attractive location for individuals looking to work or live in, one of the EU’s …

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Saint Rémy de Provence Fête du Vin
Guest PostTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Beyond Vin at the Saint Rémy de Provence Fête du Vin

A guest post by author Gayle Smith Padgett: Swirl-sniff-see-sip. And, sigh. There was a lot of that going on last Friday night in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence—it was the opening of the annual Fête du Vin. Fête du Vin – More than Wine The bussed-in tourists had left, leaving lucky locals and overnight visitors …

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