Trays of truffles at Bruno's of Lorgues @LizGabayMW
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Chez Bruno of Lorgues

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: The restaurant Bruno, familiarly known as Chez Bruno, is a Michelin starred restaurant, specialising in truffles, in the centre of Var department, just outside the old market town of Lorgues. I first went to Bruno’s  …Continue reading here Via:: Elizabeth Gabay         

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Pizza Provençal
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Pizza Provençal

By Krista Bender Today up at the farmhouse was home made pizza day. Now when I say homemade, I mean everything. Home made dough, homemade sauce, homemade pesto, homemade sausage and even homemade pickled capers. Best pizza I have tasted in Europe! Including in Italy… Sorry Italians:) This was so …

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Filets de Lotte Recipe Garden Provence @ElizabethBard
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Filets de Lotte aux Tomates et aux Petits Pois by Elizabeth Bard

seafood recipe comes from Elizabeth Bard’s latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. The Monkfish (lotte in French) is prepared with fresh tomatoes and peas for a simple and elegant main course.

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Visiting Vignoble Rasse IGP Alpes-Maritimes @RivieraGrape #WinesofProvence
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Visiting Monsieur Rasse and his Saint-Jeannet Vineyard

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: This year has been the toughest yet to get into a blogging rhythm. For many reasons. Firstly I’m eight months pregnant and if this last week is anything to go by our little one wants to come and meet the world sooner rather than …

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Roasted Apricot Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Apricot Tart with Almond Crust

This recipe from Gilles – the Provence Gourmet – is an easy dessert made with two ingredients from Provence; apricots and almonds. Follow this link to understand more about Ancient Apricots in Provence. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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Wine tasting in Gigondas

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: Those were all my glasses from the tasting… Just kidding! :) Wow! What a fabulous day. We met this morning at Patricia’s and jumped in chauffeured cars to drive out to the quaint and luxurious town of Gigondas. This is yet Explore this Post …

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Ratatouille Recipe @FibiTee Provence
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Ratatouille Recipe a Traditional Dish from Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Ratatouille, pronounced ra-ta-too-ee, is a delicious vegetable stew originally from Nice, commonly found all over Provence and the South of France.  I feel I have to mention that it was this long before the Pixar film of the same name and the reason I …

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Figues Sauvage Wild Figs
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Figues Sauvage Wild Figs

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Now is the time to pick wild figs in Provence. White and violet figs alike are ripe on the wild ‘figuier’ trees that grow anywhere close to water sources here in Provence. I’m always amazed how these resistant (almost invasive) trees can root themselves …

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Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms @ElizabethBard Recipe
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Elizabeth Bard’s Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

This savoury recipe is from Elizabeth Bard’s latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. Stuffed zucchini blossoms are a little extra effort to make, but your table companions will be happy you made them. This recipe has been published with the author’s permission. In French this dish is …

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The Curious Forager: Wild Leeks and Rocket
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The Curious Forager in Provence: Wild Leeks and Rocket

Contributor blog post by: Ashley Tinker One of the wonderful things about living in the countryside in Provence is taking advantage of the free food found all over the landscape. Any amateur forager can benefit without putting their lives at risk! (Although my other half gets quite anxious when I’ve …

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