Cooking by Yvan Gilardi Toquadom
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Take a Kitchen Holiday in Provence with Toquadom a Chef at Home

Yvan Gilardi has lived in Provence for over 20 years, but his grounding in French cuisine comes from the degree he earned at the École Hôtelière in Thonon-les-Bains, located in France’s Haute Savoie region. As a student of the intensive culinary program, he shared that his passion was for mastering pastry …

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Saint Quentin la Poterie market @PerfProvence
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Join a Cook’n with Class Culinary Adventures in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Ginger and Nutmeg: Charming, was what Nutmeg expected from the Tuesday market in Saint Quentin la Poterie; a village known for its collection of resident artisans (40+) and the annual European Ceramic Festival – Terralha. A concrete abomination was what she got. This town was the …

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La Petite Maison Cooking Classes #Cucuron #TastesofProvence
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Cooking Classes in Cucuron

La Petite Maison in Cucuron offers a range of fun cooking classes finished off with a beautiful meal. Trust me you will not need to eat dinner afterwards. The classes are reasonable at 70Euros (2016 pricing). This rate includes about 2.5 hours of cooking time where you are expected to put on an …

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Trond Moi wine tasting @MirabeauWine
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Cooking and Wine Tasting with Norwegian Chef Trond Moi

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: A couple of days a year, Trond Moi flies to the South of France to hold a ‘cours de cuisine‘ for a bunch of enthusiastic Norwegian guests staying at at Lou Marronie, one of the most beautiful manors in Cotignac. Trond Moi is …

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Apricots #CookingClasses #Provence @venisenprovence
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Tastes of Italy Cooking Classes with Venise en Provence

Admittedly, I have the chance to see many beautiful photos of Provence. Hard work, but someone has to do it… However, looking at Giuseppina Mabilia’s gorgeous food photos I had to stop myself from drooling. Clearly, this talented lady who hails from the Veneto region of Italy has a talent …

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Julia Childs Kitchen La Pitchoune @Sothebys
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La Pitchoune’s Evolution Would Make Julia Child Proud

With all the Provencal possibilities of quaint village, proximity to vineyards, tempting markets and jaw-dropping views why did you buy a house in Châteauneuf-de-Grasse? Colorado native Makenna Johnson is definite “It would never have happened had it not been Julia’s house, to be honest. I think that I wouldn’t have conceived …

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Market #Uzes @Cooknwithclass
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Spend a Week in Uzes on a French Culinary Holiday

Cook’n with Class is now offering five-day cooking courses at their gorgeous Uzès location. Class sizes are deliberately small with a total of six participants, to maximize the hands-on cooking experience. However, these culinary holidays are not just about long hours spent in the kitchen. You and your classmates will have …

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Figs Cuisine de Provence #CookingSchool #VaisonlaRomaine
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Cooking Classes at Cuisine de Provence

Barbara Schuerenberg says, “I always joke that I learned to cook out of self-defense as our mother was a terrible cook.”  Clearly, she was successful in that pursuit as she enters into her sixth year of running her cooking school Cuisine de Provence in Vaison la Romaine. German-born Barbara’s journey …

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Cooking Classes #Cucuron @LaPetiteMaison @CuriousProvence
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Gift Idea: Cooking Class at La Petit Maison du Cucuron

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Personally, I love experiences as gifts. My man has bought me all manner of classes and courses as gifts to feed my love for learning. Last Christmas, he bought me a cooking class at the charming restaurant La Petit Maison du Cucuron. Chef Eric …

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Sasa Asanovic Sushi Med #FoodStyling @VivaldoGroup
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Food Styling in Provence Update

In April, La Tuiliere B&B in Cadenet will become a flurry of foodie activity as photographers, stylists and chefs descend on this typically quiet country inn. The powerhouse team of Denise Vivaldo, Cindie Flannigan, Christina Peters and Tasha Powell have developed a 5-day workshop that runs from April 12 to …

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