Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve
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Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve

Contributor blog post by Michel: A couple of months back, I told you about a trip we took with our friends Steve and Mary to taste ice cream at Scaramouche Artisan Glacier, the ice cream shop owned by Elizabeth Bard and her husband Gwendal in Céreste. It is 91 km …

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Olive Cake recipe @AvignonGourmetTours
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Savoury Olive Cake Appetizer

Today we’re sharing with you a delicious recipe made of Provençal ingredients that will be perfect for your aperitif along with a glass of Rosé (or 2!). Here is a recipe for a savoury olive cake or bread, that can be eaten on its own or even replace the bread for your dinner.

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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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Spring meal wine and food pairings @JillBarth
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Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines

On the second Saturday of each month, a group of bloggers who are passionate about the way good wine enhances a meal come together to blog about a wine pairing they have done. Each month has a different Wine Pairing Weekend theme to focus the pairings. There is a live …

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Mussels Cream Soup with Saffron and Leek @Cooknwithclass
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Cook’n with Class Mussels Saffron and Leek Soup

The program covers some classic Provencal dishes, but also offers a chance to discover unique wine pairings and the opportunity to meet local producers in the markets. This easy recipe for Mussels Cream Soup with Saffron and Leek comes from the kitchen at Cook’n with Class. Enjoy!

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Pruning Grapevines @MirabeauWine
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The Importance of Pruning Grapevines

My first visit to Bordeaux shattered romantic notions of rambling grapevines. Seeing those tightly clipped vineyards, I wondered where all those passionate winemakers had gone, and when the bean-counters had moved in. At the time, we were enroute to Northern Portugal, where vineyards were still growing in wild abandon. It …

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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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Provence-Rose-hot-right-now @MirabeauWine
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Provence Rosé is just so hot right now

The pink wave from Provence just keeps on swelling, which is funny given that for many years in London, Stephen and I had to indulge our Rosé passion in the comfort of our own home.  We never really got served any at dinner parties and bars would only have a …

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Chez le Gard #Restaurants near #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Lunch in the Countryside Near Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Here’s a recommendation for lunch which will take you right off the beaten track and far away from tourist groups. Don’t read on if you are looking for fine dining and sophistication. Chez-le-Garde won’t offer you that. But for me, it was a truly Provencal …

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Fondant Cake #Recipe @MirabeauWine
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Really Easy Chocolate Fondant Cake

This easy recipe for Chocolate Fondant Cake made with only 5 ingredients, in record time, is from our friends at Mirabeau wine. Hope you love it and if this isn’t a good excuse to bake a cake, I don’t know what is.

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