French Yoghurt Cake Recipe @Aixcentric
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Child’s Play – French Yoghurt Cake

By aixcentric Petit-fils Aixcentric regularly cooks at his maternelle. What a great idea to get them mastering simple recipes so early. Four-year olds can go wild with the icing and sugar sprinkles! His yoghurt cake was delicious and using the empty yoghurt pot as a measure made it so very …

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Nice-Wine-Bars #Nice @RivieraGrape
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Thirsty? Best Nice Wine Bars

By Chrissie In the eight years that I have been living in Nice the wine bar landscape has changed a fair bit. Whilst the institutions remain just that (save for the fantastic Cave Wilson on Rue Gubernatis but rumour has it the venue is set to re‐open soon under new …

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rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence #WinesofProvence via @LizGabayMW
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2014 rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence

At the annual Coteaux Varois tasting (13 April 2015), set in the beautiful gardens of a former monastery, at Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Abbaye de la Celle in Brignoles, and next door to the Maison des Vins de Coteaux Varois, 45 local domaines had their stands set out showing their …

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Marseille Market #Marseille #Provence @PerfProvence
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Grilled Red Peppers with Garlic

The Provence Gourmet shares this simple side dish made with grilled red peppers and garlic. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes. Image Credits: All photos were provided by and published with the permission …

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Beignets de feuilles
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Beignets de feuilles

By PestoPistou This is a very quick post for a very quick and easy canapé dish that showcases the abundant crop of green salad leaves and delicate herbs flourishing at this time of year. Here in Dorset, we have wild rocket, basil, chives, mint, peashoots, wild garlic and sage in …

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Bellets Portes Ouvertes #WinesofProvence#Bellet #Nice @RivieraGrape
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Bellet’s Portes Ouvertes: A Practical Guide

Whilst regular readers will be more familiar with the subject of Nice’s own Bellet vineyards, it’s not every day that the vineyards in the hills of Nice throw open their doors for a weekend of complimentary tastings. Via:: The Riviera Grapevine

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Marasino #TasteProvence #AixenProvence #Italian via @Aixcentric
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Marasino – New Italian in Town

By aixcentric It’s hard judging a restaurant from the outside. Some look tiny and are tiny….others are deceptive. And the new ‘Marasino’ is one such. The small terrace, next to the Hotel St Christophe near the Rotonde, gives no clue as to the large number of seats inside. It’s a …

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Nosh #AixenProvence restaurants @Aixcentric
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Snacking in Aix

By aixcentric When we first got our flat here, over 12 years ago, it wasn’t easy to find a lunch-time snack. It was still very much formal 3 course dining. But now there is a more casual approach to le dejeuner, especially among the young, and there are new cafés …

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La Table De Patrick Raingeard #Eze #Provence @Unxplorer
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Why Everyone Should Eat at a Michelin-Starred Restaurant

While the bill induced heartburn in my husband and I, what we will always remember about our Michelin-starred restaurant visit is the amazing food and experience we had. La Table de Patrick Raingeard wined us, dined us, and left us feeling like the elite wealthy, though we certainly are not. …

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Chocolate cake #Food Styling #afoodstylistslife @VivaldoGroup
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Food Styling Photo Workshop in Provence

Your photos of market produce failed to capture the moment. Did the picture of your perfect soufflé fall flat? The ice cream melted in the bowl before you got back to your camera! Good news! There is now hope for your food photography bundled together with a glorious trip to …

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