Trompette de la Mort Tarte Wild Mushroom Tart
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Mushroom Season: Tarte aux Trompette de la Mort a Wild Mushroom Tart Recipe

his is a recipe Didi and I made up (mostly Didi!) when given an enormous bag of freshly foraged Trompette de la Mort mushrooms. It’s wonderful as a starter, but could easily be a full meal when paired with a nice salad. Any mushrooms will do, but wild mushrooms do seem to really make this. If you can’t be bothered to make the béchamel, it’s fine without.

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Food Matters in Provence a Short List of Favourite Restaurants

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Eating out in Provence is a challenge. I leap into panic mode when someone says, “let’s go out for lunch or dinner”.  I know most people think eating out in France is a dream, and it can be. Around here it’s difficult to find simple, …

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Telling the Truth about Autumn in Provence and Fall Recipes

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Oh autumn, with your pretty colours, your shifting light and cool days. Everyone seems to be madly in love with you. “My favourite time of year” appears to be the overwhelming sentiment. So why exactly is it that I don’t feel that same way …

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Cycling Thoughts While Pedalling in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: I read an article a while back about what people think about when running. It was rather humorous and it got me thinking—about thinking. I’ve often looked back after rather trying trips on the bike and gone through what my mind was focusing on. …

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Sun setting over the vines at Le Clos de Caveau Provence Love
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Provence it’s Love. Just Love.

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: It’s that time again. Time to pack up and head back to Canada. As my friend said, you miss Provence before you even leave it. It’s so true and I am not sure many would understand this sentiment, but she does. It’s a feeling …

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South of France Bureau in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: My dear friend Elspeth spends much of her summer at her cottage in Ontario and often refers to it as the “northern branch of EC Consulting”. I like this idea so much I am stealing it. And this last week, Vacqueyras has truly been the …

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Home and Happy in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Another year has passed and I am finally back “home” in Provence. I now have the time and motivation to get back to writing. This blog is a journal really; a memoir so when I get hazy, I can go back and relive some of …

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My Provençal Garden

It always happens less than one week after being back in Canada. Less than one week (sometimes less than one day) and I am dreaming about being back in Provence. Generally it’s because I go from summer to autumn/winter in a matter of moments. It’s always cold and dreary and …

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End of the Road in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: This time of year is always challenging for me. I am never too welcoming of the end of summer on any given year. And I am never ready to leave Provence or France. It comes so quickly each year, and I literally feel as …

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Provence is Perfect for the Crazy Weather Lady

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Photo of autumn vines in the Ventoux region. People always ask why I leave Calgary for the summer. Why on earth would you want to leave when the weather is so nice? The short answer, I leave to get an actual summer. A real …

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