Picnicking Cote d'Azur Provence @FibiTee
Phoebe ThomasTaste: Food & Drink

Top 5 Spots Picnicking on the Côte d’Azur

As a family we love going on picnics all over the wonderful area the we call home – the Côte d’Azur. Here I share with you some of our favourite locations; some well known, others not so. An absolute favourite spot, which is always a success with visitors when we …

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Ingredients for Tomato Jam by @Hildast
CondimentHilda StearnProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Would you like to try some Tomato Jam

Hilda visited Forcalquier with some friends in the fall and stayed at a charming B&B. The cool temperatures in Haute Provence allowed for some local exploring and a bit of eating. Keep reading to learn about tomato jam: Breakfast in France is so very different to home, and this was …

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Ice Bar Arctic Room Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Freezing Cold Ice Bar Comes to Aix

By aixcentric I have read about ice-bars but never had the experience of pulling on a fleece cape and entering a -10C ice-cave complete with stalactites and ice chandeliers to enjoy a shot of freezing vodka out of an ice-glass. If this appeals, you have the chance to do this …

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Provence Gourmet @ProvenceCook #Provence #CookingClasses
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Nectarine Fruit Salad with Mint

The Provence Gourmet shares a very simple dessert. You can choose other fruit, depending on your taste and what is in season at the time. The mint adds a fresh flavour, but make sure not to use too much. If you are interested in learning to cook some traditional Provencal …

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Vegetable Tian #TasteProvence @ProvenceCook
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mediterranean Fish with a Vegetable Tian

This easy to make, savoury dish combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence into a single dish. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his recipe for Mediterranean fish accompanied with a classic Provencal vegetable tian.

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The Food Stylist’s Handbook
AixcentricTaste: Food & Drink

Food Styling Course in Provence

By aixcentric A couple of years ago, I met Tasha, a Californian foodie at my painting class. She was doing a stage at a gourmet restaurant in Lourmarin, loving it and loving Provence. Since going home to Manhattan Beach, she has been working as a food stylist and is facilitating …

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Provence Rosé restaurant in Aix @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Great restaurant in Aix

By David Taylor Eating out in big cities is always difficult as there is so much choice and one wants to avoid the tourist traps. We have eaten at Cote Cours on the Cours Mirabeau three times and enjoyed all occasions although lunches were our favourite. On Saturday we ate …

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Barba Juan Barbagiuai
Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Barba Juan Barbagiuai or fried ‘ravioli’

By PestoPistou Barba Juan, or Barbagiuai if you’re over in Liguria translates as ‘Uncle John’ and the relevance of the name for this delicious, local dish remains a mystery for most. In his book ‘Flavours of the Riviera’, Colman Andrews offers one or two possible explanations, and the one that …

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Promenade des Anglais #Nice via Liz Lord
Liz LordMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

Mangia in Nice at l’Italie a Table

Bless the Italians who seem to be rushing to the French Riviera at the end of May every year. In brief,  a chance to stroll along the Promenade des Anglais (the eastern side),  and be accosted with as many delights from the spectrum of Italian cuisine – as you can …

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Le Jardin Restaurant Mallemort #Mallemort #Provence #Villages @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Le Jardin Restaurant in Mallemort

My previous “encounters” with Mallemort had fleeting, passing through either in a car or on a bike. Mallemort has the benefit and possibly the curse of having the D23 intersect the town. This is the route that crosses the Durance and joins the Vaucluse to the Bouches du Rhône. It …

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