Curried Chickpea Terrine de Pois Chiche au Curry Maison
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Curried Chickpea Terrine de Pois Chiche au Curry Maison

This curried chickpea terrine is simple to make, and the homemade curry adds an exotic flavour. Serve the terrine cold as an appetiser with chilled Provencal rosé or another beverage of your choice. Keep the homemade curry powder in a jar with a good seal, it will keep for an extended period, and you can use it in many recipes.

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Verrine Tricolore Bell Pepper Goat Cheese
AppetizerBarbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Verrine Tricolore a Bell Pepper and Goat Cheese Starter

Verrine appetisers and desserts remain popular in France. The idea of layering flavours and textures in a small glass vessel is visually appealing. Think of this recipe as a savoury parfait starter to serve with drinks or as the first course. I make this Verrine Tricolore with two different coloured bell peppers and fresh goat cheese.

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Dinner La Bartavelle Goult
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Goult Visit and La Bartavelle the Restaurant to Try

Contributor blog post by David: We enjoyed another fine meal at La Bartavelle in Goult. Their prix-fixe menu gives a choice of three starters including local seasonal asparagus, in the spring. Whilst main courses included a fish choice (wild Turbot), Beef or Rabbit which I had, and it was superb, (see …

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Provençal Red Wine Pairing Domaine Pey Blanc Instinct Porcini-Rubbed Steak
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Red Wine Pairing with Porcini-Rubbed Steak

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Sometimes you want it rough. You’re not in the mood for refined and elegant, or complex and silky. You might be serving a mixed grill or even just a simple steak. You want a good, solid, edgy wine. That was the case for this month’s …

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Coconut Saffron Shrimp Curry
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Elegant Saffron Shrimp Curry with Coconut Our New Comfort Food

This curry is full of flavour but mild when it comes to heat. Once you start cooking, you can have the savoury saffron shrimp on the table in under 30-minutes.

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Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes
Cakes & CookiesDessertMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Sweet Treats Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes Bursting with Provencal Flavour

Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes as individual servings. You can, of course, make the same batter and bake as a single large cake. Personally, I love this recipe as it combines the flavours of Provence in one tiny (delightful) package – lemons, thyme, olive oil.

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Flambéed Chicken
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Flambéed Chicken a Main Course with a Spark

At Mas d’Augstine, we spend our “off-season” on maintenance, accounting and a bit of experimentation in the kitchen. To kick off the 2018 Chambre d’Hôtes season, we accommodated a party of eleven (yes 11!) and tested our recipe at the first table d’hotes of the year. Following a pasta course (Mushroom Spinach Ricotta Cannelloni), we served Flambéed Chicken to rave reviews.

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

Summer Cool! Dry Classic Rosé Cocktail

Sometimes you just want a cool refreshing finish to the day. Drink mixologist Hee  Chung calls this a “rocktail” or a dry rosé cocktail. Chung’s creations can be viewed on his Instagram account “One Drink a Day.” His speciality is combinations of gin and wine. The hard part might be stopping at one.

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Recipe Arugula Pesto de Roquette
CondimentProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pesto de Roquette a Recipe for Arugula Pesto

Many traditional recipes for pesto include basil leaves, this variation from Danielle Jouval at Domaine Saint Jacques calls for fresh roquette. Arugula (roquette) pesto is bright and slightly peppery, it is an excellent condiment for a sandwich, barbequed meat or drizzled on the top of a tomato salad.

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Drink Provence Rosé Wine
Guest PostTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Why You Should Drink Only Provencal Rose Wines This Summer

Oh, the rosé wine! The delectable wine with a refined and light taste! The perfect one to swirl in with your tongue along with robust food! Whether you plan on having it alone or with food, you will fall in love with the taste. Once you come out of the …

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