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Manguin Perfecting the Art of Distillation on Île de la Barthelasse

The article was previously published on Ginger and Nutmeg: The fruit is put into jail in May when the Manguin Distillery imprisons roughly 1400 pears in glass bottles in their orchard. Nutmeg had to see for herself how the new owners at this distillery were re-crafting a traditional industry into more of …

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Recipe Mediterranean Fish with a Vegetable Tian

The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for a traditional vegetable tian, baked in the oven in a casserole dish (oven to table). He serves this tian with fresh, simply prepared Mediterranean fish. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to …

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14th Fete de la Courge at Rognes

If you missed the Fete de la Courge at Rians a couple of weeks ago, you can visit another village en fete – this time, Rognes. Their all-day Fête de la Courge will take place on Sunday, 8th November, from 9:00 onwards in the middle of …Continue reading here Squash …

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Market in #StRemydeProvence @CuriousProvence
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Marché St Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Due to it’s wonderful ambiance, charm and compliment of many great shops and wine bars, St-Remy-de-Provence is a very popular weekly market. Hundreds of vendors line up every week and many, if they aren’t regulars, wait from 6 am onwards merely in the hope …

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Winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence Celebrate 20 years

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This summer the winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence celebrated their 20-year anniversary as an appellation. The winemakers group, Les Vignerons de Baux, hosted a party at the Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux-de-Baux (a medieval commune famous for its towering citadel). The setting was particularly …

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Green Bear Coffee Cafe #Marseille #Restaurants @Aixcentric
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Marseille: Lunch at the Green Bear Coffee Café

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Seeking a healthy snack at lunchtime in Marseille? Look no further than the Green Bear Coffee Café close to the Vieux Port in nearby rue Glandeves. They have been offering bio fast-service food since 2007 and are …Continue reading here Via:: Aixcentric       

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Le Cercle du Progres Saint Martin de Pallieres
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Bistrots du Pays: Bringing Life to French Villages

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Lunch today at Le Cercle du Progres in Saint-Martin-des-Pallieres in the Var, a restaurant that is also the village bar, the grocery shop, the fruit-and-veg outlet, the bread provider, the post office and the purveyor of Var Matin. What a great idea. The pretty village …

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The Olive Groves of Provence

Olive groves are found in abundance in Provence, as the climate is similar to other growing areas around the Mediterranean (Greece, Spain, Israel, Syria, Italy etc..). Records confirm that olives have been produced in several middle east countries since prehistoric times. By 2000 BC, there are references to a form …

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Two Easy Fruit Desserts

The Provence Gourmet shares two easy recipes for fruit salads; a nectarine fruit salad with mint and a “slice of autumn” version with pears and almonds. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes. These …

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Tomato soupe au pistou

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou: The last few days of summer have found me busily preserving tomatoes for use during the winter. Over in France the long, hot August days were perfect for my first attempt at sundried plum tomatoes which sat shrivelling in the garden sun for two …

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