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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Searching Black Truffles Chefs Cooking
Local Food Producers in ProvencePetra CarterTaste: Food & Drink

Searching for Black Truffles the Millionaire’s Mushroom

Black Truffle Season Right now it is truffle season in the South of France and Uzes, well-known for its truffles, celebrated with its famous, annual Fête de la Truffe in January. Each year a mountain of sand arrives in the Place aux Herbes, planted here and there with oak and …

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Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Chocolate Hearts Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat

This dessert – a heart of cream – might just as easily be called “You had me at chocolate.” Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat lives up to its name creamy, chocolaty and delicious. Make this dessert at least a day in advance to make certain the liquid has time to …

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Valentine's Day Provencal Dinner Menu
Holiday MenusMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day Menu from Provence

Inspired by the flavours of Provence, Jeany Cronk of Mirabeau Wine curated a 3-course Valentine’s Day Menu to celebrate the romantic evening. This February 14th celebrate life and happiness with your sweetheart, your family or your best friends and enjoy Jeany’s festive menu! Imagine spending Valentine’s Day in Provence, snuggled up by the fire, …

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Valentine's Day Menu by Cook'n with Class
Cook'n with ClassHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Chef’s Menu for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Menu Chef Eric Fraudeau created this special menu for February 14th for our Perfectly Provence followers. The chef and his wife Yetunde are the power couple behind Cook’n with Class with cooking school locations in Paris and Uzès. The team has developed a wide variety of cooking classes, hands-on …

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Crispy Salmon Valentine's Day mint pea salad GlendonWW @MirabeauWine
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Rosé and Crispy Salmon for Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing

Serve salmon fillets with pea and mint salad and roasted baby potatoes, and optional lemon slices, alongside Mirabeau Rosé for a romantic dinner for two. #BonAppetite! Wishing you all a special Valentine’s Day filled with rosé coloured glasses!

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