Pâté Recipe Pork and Chicken Livers
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pâté Recipe with Pork and Chicken Livers

This recipe from the kitchen of Anne Challier is really a French cuisine classic. Pâté fois de volaille is easy to make in advance and perfect for an appetizer or a picnic.

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Rosé Royale Cocktail
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Try this Rosé Royale for a Festive Cocktail

Rosé Royale is a cocktail recipe created for Mirabeau Wine by Lizzie King (the creator of Lizzie Loves Healthy). She created this pink-hued drink (with our rosé) and just enough bubbles to toast any occasion with good friends.

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Visit Ménerbes
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

When You Visit Ménerbes Make Sure to Try Chez Auzet

By Cheryl Shfflebotham: Hungry during the afternoon when restaurants and grocery stores are closed in Provence? Then head up to Chez Auzet at the top of Ménerbes for the most delicious quiche for just five euros! If you want to splurge, you can spend seven euros and get a salad …

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Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Ready to Flambée
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Flavours at Le Pistou Cookery School in Uzès

Navigating the streets of Uzès on a market day is not for the faint of heart, add some road construction to the mix, and it gets a bit spicier, but I was determined. On the agenda, was a hands-on cooking class at le Pistou Cookery School, and the promise of …

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Seared Salmon Ragout
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Quick and Easy Seared Salmon with Tomato-Shallot Ragoût 

Make this recipe for seared salmon one time, and it will become a “go-to” quick dinnertime meal for two (or more). The tomato, shallot, caper and olive ragoût is a savoury combination that is similar to a puttanesca pasta sauce.

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Provencal Baked Potatoes
Martine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Side Dish Provencal Baked Potatoes

This easy dish of Provencal baked potatoes is a perfect companion to eat with roasted lamb shanks, rabbit in a mustard sauce, a lemon thyme trout, or a pork tenderloin.

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Salt-Cod Brandade Recipe Provence
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Salt-Cod Brandade a Provencal Classic

In Portugal, the culinary rumour is that there are 365 (or more) ways to cook salt-cod (bacalhau) – one for every day of the year. Cod is called morue in French. It is quite common to find this fish on menus, and it is often the “centre” of attention in the traditional Provencal aioli (recipe here). Gilles recipe for brandade a purée of salt cod, olive oil and other ingredients is below.

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Seared Scallops Coquilles Saint-Jacques
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Scallops Coquilles Saint-Jacques and Caramelized Endives

This seafood dish so bright and flavourful that I call it sunshine on a plate (see post for step-by-step photos). Seared scallops are coquilles Saint-Jacques in French. They are not hard to cook, but there are a few culinary keys to achieving a crispy result. Try to find fresh scallops …

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Le Fournil Restaurant Bonnieux
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Dining at Le Fournil Restaurant in Bonnieux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We enjoyed a superb meal at Le Fournil Restaurant in Bonnieux this week. Guy & Jean Christophe have been there for 22 years so have quite a reputation. Three courses with an amuse bouche are only 49€ and the extensive wine list includes pichet, Luberon …

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Côtes de Provence Wine Pairing
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Côtes de Provence Wine Pairing with Salmon

By David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: Today’s tasting may be the most unusual I have done. It is a wine that, if blindfolded when tasted, would not have said “rosé” to me, although it wouldn’t have said red or white, either. It has none of the traditional red fruits associated …

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