Summer Salmon Salad Citrus Mango
Guest PostProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

A Summer Salmon Salad with Citrus and Mango

As Louisiana’s “Queen of Condiments,” her mission is to make cooking approachable via cooking classes in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Covington. Her website Kitchen Confidence with Lili is an excellent resource for delicious recipes, including the one below for Salmon Salad with Citrus and Mango.

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Forget me Not Summer crop Provence Sophie Claire Novels
Books on ProvenceGuest PostInspire: Art & Culture

Provence is the Perfect Setting for Sophie Claire Novels

I’m often asked why I set my stories in this part of France and there are many reasons. Here I’ve picked out just a few for you: A Sensual Place Well firstly, it’s a stunning part of the world, as anyone who’s visited will know. The colours are intense, the …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest Post

Can UK Drivers Still Drive in the EU Using Their UK License?

One of the most common questions that Brits travelling to the EU have is whether or not they can drive there on their UK licence. Fortunately, despite Brexit, the answer is nice and simple. Do I Need a Separate Licence to Drive in Europe? In short, no, you don’t. You …

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Salted Almond Praline Cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Salted Almond Praline Cake

Although it’s entirely possible to find trees growing in the wild, almonds are cultivated in Provence. This recipe for Salted Almond Praline Cake is a basic cake mix with a crunchy sweet topping. I know that I promised not to make another almond dessert, but who could resist this delicious …

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Truffles Visit Aups Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Truffles are One Reason to Visit Aups in Provence

Reasons to Visit Aups: A Beautiful Location Located between the Mediterranean coast and the Alps, the village of Aups is at an elevation of 505 metres (1,657 ft). Considered as the capital of the Haut Var, this mid-sized town has a population of roughly 2200 residents. However, on a busy …

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Pont d'Avignon
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaul ShawcrossVillages Towns and Cities

Côtes du Rhône Wine Route a Village Driving Itinerary

Popes and Red Wine Villages in Provence’s Rhone Valley In my view, there is no better place to begin this wine village itinerary than historic Avignon. The city was once the seat of the Catholic Church and home of several Popes during the Middle Ages. I have chosen seven of …

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Northern Rhône Wines Condrieu
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Northern Rhône Wines a Tasting Road Trip

Northern Rhône Wines Along with vintage, cépage (grapes), producer, a geographic tag is attached to Rhône Valley wines. The northern section stretches 65 kilometres (40 miles) running from Vienne to Valence. Wines from the Southern Rhône are part of the production in Provence. When it comes to wine, there is …

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Luberon Luxury Provence Accommodation Les Vallons pool
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Provence Holidays Luxury Villas in the Luberon

A decade after the publication of Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence, Georgina Causton and her partner took a sabbatical year in Provence. Instead of returning to London, they bought three properties creating luxury rental villas that they call Paradis en Provence. Luxury Holiday Villas Situated in the heart of …

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Mirabeau Recipe Pink Pancakes Poolside
Lunchtime MealsMirabeau WinesProvencal Recipes

Recipe for Pink Pancakes Inspired by Provencal Rosé

Who doesn’t love crepes, pancakes and waffles? The following recipe for pink pancakes is sure to bring out the little kid inside. Ok, there is a decadent element to pancakes smothered in butter and coated liberally with maple syrup. However, this recipe is much healthier with the addition of beetroot …

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Pork Rillettes Classic French Recipe
AppetizerFrançois de MélogueProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pork Rillettes are a Classic French Recipe

By definition, pork rillettes are made using a preservation method similar to duck confit. The pork is seasoned, then slow-cooked submerged in fat and cooked at a grandmotherly pace for several hours. Afterward, the pork is shredded and packed into sterile containers, covered in a thin veneer of fat and …

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