Black Truffle Risotto Recipe
Main CoursePetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Black Truffle Risotto a Recipe for Good Friends

This Black Truffle Risotto is decidedly a bit decadent, but don’t worry your dinner guests won’t complain. It can be served as a starter course, a side dish with a slow roasted or grilled meat or as a main course with a green salad.

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Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce Wasabi Potatoes
Cook'n with ClassFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce

Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce and Wasabi Mashed Potatoes is Chef Eric’s “Signature Dish” from his days as Food & Beverage manager at Lowes Hotel Vogue in Montréal.

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Steak au Poivre et echalotes
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Made in Marseille Steak au Poivre and Caramelized Shallots 

According to Marseille-based chef Giselle Philippi, why choose between pepper steak and steak with shallots when you can have both? The chef’s recipe is featured in “Made in Marseille” by Daniel Young a cookbook

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Black Truffle Brie
AppetizerPetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Truffled Brie is Cheese Heaven

There is nothing, absolutely nothing, like a soft creamy brie cheese that oozes truffle scent. Truffled brie is practically heaven on earth, and easy to make too!

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Saffron Panna Cotta Recipe
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal Recipes

Easy Saffron Panna Cotta Recipe

This panna cotta recipe is made with local saffron, light and refreshing the perfect dessert to enjoy at the end of any meal. Panna cotta (cooked cream) is a dessert with Italian origins.

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Restaurant Villa Saint-Antoine Violès
Our House in ProvenceRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Villa Saint-Antoine in Violès

By Michel As soon as we arrive in Sablet, we visit Le Pain Médiéval Boulangerie manned by Jeannine and Julien, then proceed to Votre Marché owned by Mimi and Alain, and Café des Sports owned by Bruno Bordeaux, in hopes our friends will be there so we can “faire la …

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Easy Filet Mignon Bordelaise
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Filet Mignon with Bordelaise Sauce for Two

Sometimes you just want a quiet meal at home, a good movie and an easy dinner. Filet Mignon with Bordelaise Sauce fits the bill for a no-fuss dinner. Serve with your favourite red wine, and enjoy a peaceful evening.

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BRUT Restaurant Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Tasting Menu at BRUT Restaurant in Aix-en-Provence

By Aixcentric: After a couple of gloomy posts about store and restaurant closings in Aix-en-Provence, it’s good to be able to welcome a new enterprise. BRUT is a spacious restaurant which opened in the place des Tanneurs in November to offer an interesting menu of ‘assiettes‘ for diners to combine and …

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Black Truffles Truffle Butter
CondimentGuest PostPetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Learn How to Make Truffle Butter

Truffle butter is easy to prepare and should be done in advance to ensure the flavour is maximized. Use the truffle butter as a condiment, sparingly so as not to overpower the dish. What to do with truffle butter?

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Absinthe French Drink National Absinthe Day
Taste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Absinthe the French Drink with a Poor Reputation

Absinthe the Green Fairy Two highly-alcoholic beverages with herbal ingredients absinthe and pastis are both significantly linked to the food heritage of Provence. Absinthe is a spirit, not a liqueur as it does not contain sugar. Typically a green liquid, it is often referred to as “la fée verte” or “the green fairy.” …

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