Provence Fresh Figs Recipes
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Savoury Recipe Duck Breasts with Figs

This main dish is a recipe from Hilda it is easy to prepare and a perfect savoury pairing with duck and figs.

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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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Wine tasting an lunch in Carpentras #OurHouseinProvence
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Wine tasting lunch alfresco and a visit to Carpentras

Contributor blog post by Michel: We always devote at least 1/2 day to shopping for kid’s clothes for our precious grandkids. Shirley’s favorite shops for kids are in the town of Carpentras, which is about 12 miles from Sablet. As we chatted one morning about going to Carpentras, it came out …

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Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce #Recipe @OurHouseinProvence
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Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce

Contributor blog post by Michel: I am going off topic this evening and share a fabulous recipe with you. As some of you know, it has been exactly one year since we closed our beloved Bistro des Copains in West Sonoma County, California. It was a labor of love for …

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Salmon Shrimp starter #Recipe @MirabeauWine
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Scrumptious Salmon and Shrimp Appetizer with Horseradish Cream

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine After a hectic festive season, this delightful salmon and shrimp dish is ideal as an apéro, starter or light meal. Browsing through the interwebs, I got the inspiration from a BBC Good Food recipe using prawns, which also looks yummy. While this isn’t a …

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Reasons to drink wine @JillBarth
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Why I Drink Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Jill wrote a blog series with this hashtag #12daysofwine with a dozen excuses to drink wine. This quote is lyrical, words on paper that put a thumb on what we feel. This is why wine is a lover… the finer things, so simple they’ve …

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Visit Ansouis for Lunch at La Closerie Michelin Star Restaurant

It was October, and we were back in Sablet with friends Steve and Mary from Michigan. One of our morning rituals is to sit around the kitchen table drinking petit cafes and reading our iPads and English language papers. Invariably the question is asked, usually by Mary, “Michel, what’s the …

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Mana Espresso #AixenProvence
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Mana Espresso for a Fresh, Light Lunch in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This café had only been open 9 weeks when I visited in August so it was good to revisit it and see how things were going. Young British owners Alex and Ben report lots of activity and it was certainly busy yesterday, maybe a result of …

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Cooking Classes at Cuisine de Provence

Barbara Schuerenberg says, “I always joke that I learned to cook out of self-defence 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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Rose in Provence #VinsdeProvence @JillBarth
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A Provençal Wine Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, in case you need an excuse to drink wine. You’ll sleep better tonight knowing there is a Center for Rosé Research. Where else but Provence? The center provides training, educational materials, conferences & tastings in …

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