Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.  

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Croix de Fer #Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocal Food Producers in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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Columbus Café #AixenProvence @aixcentric
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Bagels, Muffins plus a Surprise at Columbus Café, Aix

By aixcentric In search of a lunchtime snack today, I happened across Columbus Café which I hadn’t seen before. It has a good array of fresh salads, filled baguettes, and toasted paninis and bagels, plus muffins which they say are made on the premises. It was a perfectly good lunch …

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Aix en Provence #Coffee My Dreamy Provence #AixenProvence
My Dreamy ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

French Coffee……..and the search for Starbucks

Ok, I’m dreaming about Starbucks. I know I know…… I should never say such a thing like that when I’m in France surrounded by the highly sophisticated coffee drinking society of Aix. It starts early with a small black (ordered as un cafe, mainly served in a cup but sometimes …

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Ginger and NutmegLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Le Ventoulet Tastes of Provence in Every Cake Slice

By nutmeg A few years ago, a group of Provencal pastry masters called les Artisans Pâtissiers Chocolatiers du Vaucluse got together with a concept in mind, their project was to make a cake that is representative of Provence. As you can likely tell, from their official title these artisan bakers …

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Lobster Pasta with Penne #Nice #Provence @bfblogger2013
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Travel Diary for Foodies

By Deborah Favorite foods and travels 2014 There’s no better way for a “foodie” to recap a year’s travel than to revisit meals and favorite foods devoured along the way. Enjoy the journey! Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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La Foret Enneigee Dessert from Picard @aixcentric
AixcentricTaste: Food & Drink

Frozen Puddings

By aixcentric This amazing pud is from Picard. Called ‘La Foret Enneigee’, it is made from mousse mascarpone, mousse au chocolat, crème brulee and coustillant speculos chocolat. It looks wonderful. I hadn’t realised until recently what a long-established company Picard is. Apparently it was started back in 1906 in Explore …

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olive and onion muffins
Pesto & PistouProvencal Recipes

Mini olive and onion muffins gluten-free

By PestoPistou I’ve written about chickpea flour before. On the Côte d’Azur and over in Liguria it’s the common ingredient for delicious pancakes cooked in large, flat copper pans. Topped only with black pepper in Nice where it’s called socca, Ligurians often add herbs or thinly sliced onions to their …

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Rivini Cote d'Azur #Provence #Wines @RivieraGrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Rivini, the International Wine Festival of the Riviera

By Chrissie I’m getting in early with an event to mark in your 2015 diary. The Riviera now has its very own international wine festival, Rivini! The brainchild of Massimo Sacco, Chef Sommelier at the Fairmont Monte Carlo and Bradley Mitton, the Riviera’s New World wine expert, the first edition …

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Unique Grapes of the Alpes Maritimes #ProvenceWines @RivieraGrape
The Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Unique Grapes of the Alpes-Maritimes

By Chrissie It’s a story I’ve heard a few times now. Visitors arrive in Nice. Ask restaurant for a bottle of local wine. “So you’ll be wanting a rosé from Provence?” Considering that, for most people, their only chance to discover the wines of Nice and surrounds Explore this Post …

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