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Just Another Summer Tuesday Night in Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: The Barefoot Blogger is getting a bit blasé, I’m afraid, about all the activity below my apartment windows on Tuesday nights. I mean, there are only market vendors with jewelry, food and all sorts of handiwork. There’s a bit of music and, of course, …

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Patricia Wells Cooking School Chanteduc…Day 1

By Krista Bender Ok. If there was heaven on earth this is my slice of it. Today we arrived at the Chateau at 10 am. We took a tour of the property. Acres of land. Beautiful majestic land. Patricia told us she starts her day by jumping in the pool …

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Cherry Clafoutis Clafoutis aux Cerises #Dessert #Cherries
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Elizabeth Bard’s Cherry Clafoutis

Clafouti is a homey dessert, a wobbly set custard chock-full of summer’s first cherries. What it lacks in elegance, it makes up for in comfort and sheer de- liciousness, perfect for brunch among friends.

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M is for a week full of #Provence #Markets @VaucluseDreamer
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M is for a week full of Markets

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer I had to laugh this morning when my eldest asked what letter of the alphabet I’d reached in my A-Z – I replied M, he then started to ask what I was going to write about then checked himself by saying ‘Stupid Question….. It’s …

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Panade aux pommes Recipe Provence
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Panade aux Pommes Not Your Classic Apple Pie

Ginger and Nutmeg hosted a July 4th dinner party while in Provence, in honour of their US friends. The menu included traditional and non-standard elements. Although the intent was to celebrate the US holiday, the menu might be considered a melange of Mexican, American, and French. Explore the original post. …

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Petits Farcis beef stuffed tomato Provence @ElizabethBard
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Elizabeth Bard’s Petits Farcis Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini

Elizabeth Bard’s Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini This recipe comes from Elizabeth Bard latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. This delicious summer recipe is published with her permission. The stuffed vegetables can be served as a lunch or light dinner.

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Market lettuce #Markets #Provence
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The School of Epicurus in Provence

Epicureanism evolved as a philosophy from the teachings of Epicurus who lived around 307 BC. The Epicurean view included friendship and living a virtuous and temperate life. What are some ways to lead a simple life? We love the idea of enjoying food, specifically food from our gardens. Learn more about Epicurus …

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Les Souvenirs de l’Avenir #Jouques #Restaurant #Provence @Aixcentric
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Les Souvenirs de l’Avenir – Lunch in Jouques 2

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric This restaurant is 2 miles outside Jouques and feels quite remote, lost in Provencal trees and garrigue. But the interesting thing is that when we went for Sunday lunch, it was packed. I have since learned that it has a very enthusiastic local following, quite …

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Patricia Wells Farmhouse @KristaBender
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Madame Wells Farmhouse

By Krista Bender   I just had a 5 course meal over four hours of wonderful conversation in this setting. I don’t know what could top my “happy place” than that! I pulled up to this Chateau which was set steep on the hillside. I was immediately taken with the …

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Crepes Cidre & Compagnie Crepes Aix-en-Provence @perfectlyProvence
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A Day in Brittany Without Leaving Aix en Provence

While visiting Aix en Provence, we spent some time with crepe-making expert, Delphine of Crepes Cidre & Compagnie. We came up a creative and fun ABC list of this experience. Visit Ginger and Nutmeg’s blog post: A Day in Brittany Without Leaving Aix en Provence to read more about this crepe adventure!  

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