Un Jour a la Campagne @IsabellaIbba
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Jam for is Not Just for Breakfast in Provence

Isabelle Jouhanneau makes her Un Jour à la Campagne jams the traditional way; in copper pots with fresh ingredients and no additives. Originally from the Alpes de Haute Provence, she is now settled in the Luberon close to Bonnieux. Jouhanneau spent some time in Morocco, where she ran a tea shop, and …

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Sisterhood Photo Philippe Segond Pâtissier-Confiseur Meilleur Ouvrier de France
AixcentricLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Patisserie Perfection in Aix en Provence at Segond

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: At last a chance to try Segond, the patisserie run by Philippe Segond who is apparently the only ‘meilleur ouvrier de France’ in action in Aix. At the top of the Cours Mirabeau, it is in the building which used to be ‘Riederer’, a family of …

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Rosemary, Thyme and Sage herb garden #Eygalieres @PhilipRemDePro
Local Food Producers in ProvencePhilippe GoninetTaste: Food & Drink

Herbes de Provence Garden in Eygalières

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The Sentiers de l’Abondance opened not so far ago and had been on my “to visit list” for a while. And I luckily found time to the opening party for the new season last Saturday. It was a real shame that the weather was not with …

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Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
Local Food Producers in ProvencePhilippe GoninetTaste: Food & Drink

Joel Durand Chocolate Maker in Saint Remy

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Acclaimed chocolate maker Joel Durand is probably one of my favourite treat. Joel established his shop nearly 20 years ago and has since then confirmed that he was one of the best. He offers a unique selection of 30 different ganache chocolate with subtle …

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Tomatoes Provence Market Produce @TableEnProvence
Local Food Producers in ProvencePaula KaneTaste: Food & Drink

The Provencal Farmer Knows Best

I was having a delicious dinner with a girlfriend when she reminded me of something I hadn’t thought about in ages. We met working at an advertising agency many, many years ago. I had just moved to Calgary from Toronto, it was August and I was desperately missing my end-of-summer …

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Black Truffles #Provence #Truffles
Local Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Provence’s Black Truffle Demystified

Have you ever considered buying black truffle plants? Truffle plants could be a fabulous gift. The black truffle, often called “the diamond of the kitchen” grows underground close to a tree’s root system. There are hundreds of truffle varieties. Learn more at Ginger and Nutmeg’s blog post: Provence’s Black Truffle Demystified   …

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Food Festivals Mougins French Riviera
Local Food Producers in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeTaste: Food & Drink

Upcoming Food Festivals on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: France is famous for producing some of the best food in the world, whether you prefer the tables of haute cuisine where the top chefs are national celebrities, or the no-nonsense traditional dishes served up in bistros across the country. The cooking is as …

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Fabulous local goats cheese Banon @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Fabulous local goats cheese in Banon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The nearby village of Banon is renowned for its appellation controlled goats cheese. We are lucky to know a local award winning producer and can recommend a visit to their small shop on the farm where you can buy the freshest goats cheese at excellent …

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Krista BenderLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Marche de Provence … Chanteduc Day 2

By Krista Bender We started this morning at the town open air market which much to my surprise… Consists of the entire village. I was thinking it was just going to be a strip in village center but literally there are stands down every charming stone street. The vendors come …

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Cotignac beehive-removal @Mirabeauwine #Honey #Provence
Local Food Producers in ProvenceMirabeau WinesTaste: Food & Drink

Philip Prior: Provencal Honey Beekeeper

By Victoria Koning Philip Prior is a provencal honey beekeeper and was the first market stall holder I met when Marcel and I moved to Cotignac last year. I was a little intimidated by his perfect French, but looking at my perplexed face, he smiled and asked, “Would you like …

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