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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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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Colorado du Provence
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Pizza in the Colorado

By David Taylor At the Colorado Provençal, near Rustrel is the Pizzaria du Colorado, family run and always busy especially with locals who also use the bar, the inside is warm and cosy with lots of tables, outside is a vast terrace, great in summer and at lunchtime after hiking …

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Tomatoes with Bruccio quenelles
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Wonderful Side Dish Tomatoes with Provençal Herbs and Goat Cheese (Bruccio) Quenelles

The Provence Gourmet shares this wonderful side dish made with tomatoes and fresh herbs. Gilles uses Bruccio is a fresh goat cheese from the lovely island of Corsica, you can substitute with a ricotta if you cannot find this Corsican delicacy in your local stores.

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Old vines with Ste Victoire in the background @LizGabayMW #WinesofProvence
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Sub-appellations of Côtes de Provence: Sainte Victoire

Provence is divided by ranges of mountains running parallel to the sea and by the valleys which cut through these mountains, taking rivers to the sea. In historic times these valleys served as corridors of communication. The valley to the east of Aix is no exception as the medieval walled town …

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Top 5 Spots Picnicking on the Côte d’Azur

As a family we love going on picnics all over the wonderful area the we call home – the Côte d’Azur. Here I share with you some of our favourite locations; some well known, others not so. An absolute favourite spot, which is always a success with visitors when we …

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Ingredients for Tomato Jam by @Hildast
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Would you like to try some Tomato Jam

Hilda visited Forcalquier with some friends in the fall and stayed at a charming B&B. The cool temperatures in Haute Provence allowed for some local exploring and a bit of eating. Keep reading to learn about tomato jam: Breakfast in France is so very different to home, and this was …

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