Warm Chocolate Tart Dessert
DessertFrançois de MéloguePies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Warm Chocolate Tart for Dessert

This past weekend I made my favourite dessert of all-time; a seductively simple warm chocolate tart that I first encountered at Joel Robuchon’s restaurant in Paris many years ago. It is a rich and decadent dessert, with a silky-smooth custard-like chocolate filling that truly has no peers. The first time …

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Food Favourites Recipes Provence
Guest PostProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

5 of the Best Provencal Recipes Inspired by Southern France

Looking for authentic cuisine? Are you a big fan of France? If you said “yes” to both of these, then read on! Of all the places in the world, France is well-known for its various cuisines that many curious foodies and tourists want to get their hands on right now. …

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Shrimp Cakes Dinner
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Shrimp Cakes for Dinner with Friends

Try these savoury, irresistible shrimp cakes with a gingery-lime mayonnaise and salad. With a little advanced preparation, they come together very quickly and, before you know it, an excellent light supper is on the table. On this particular evening, we shared the meal virtually with friends across the country. Through …

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Leek Goat Cheese Tart
Cook'n with ClassLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Savoury Leek and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe

French bakers have perfected tarts in both sweet and savoury versions. In this recipe, the combination of leek and goat cheese is a creamy delight. This tart is perfect for a lunch dish with a green salad, or serve bite-sized pieces as an appetizer. We used goat cheese in this …

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Dessert from France Floating Islands (Iles Flottantes)
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Floating Islands Iles Flottantes a Dessert from France

Floating Islands (Iles Flottantes) are a traditional French dessert that you find on classic menus. Not quite a pudding, not a custard and not a creme brulée, Floating Islands are a delicious finish to a meal. This dessert was part of a menu that I created for my virtual cooking …

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Stained Glass Pear Topper
Provencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Valentines Cocktail and Festive Stained Glass Pear Slices

Stained Glass Pear Slices are an exciting way to add sparkle and elegance to any holiday. I highly recommend using a Mandolin to cut the slices super thin so that when they are crystallized and dry, they are practically transparent. I have made these Stained Glass Pear slices as garnishes …

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Warm Winter Recipes from Provence
LambMain CoursePetra CarterProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste: Food & Drink

My Warm Winter Menu from Provence

The following menu is for cold days, regardless of where you live in the world. These three recipes are easy to prepare. The soup can, and almost should be, made in advance to maximize the marriage of flavours. The slow-roasted lamb requires very little preparation time and even less monitoring …

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Make Simple Roasted Chicken or Guinea Fowl
Cook'n with ClassMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

How to Make Simple Roasted Chicken or Guinea Fowl

Everybody has memories of lazy days when the smell of roasting chicken filled the home, and you couldn’t wait for supper. While there are countless chicken recipes to try, sometimes it’s so refreshing to find one that actually holds up to its name with a culinary trip down memory lane. …

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Provencal Lamb Daube Gedda
François de MélogueLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Lamb Daube Inspired by Gui Gedda

Learning to cook traditional Provencal dishes with the legendary Gui Gedda is no exception. If you are lucky enough to find a copy of his culinary masterpiece Cooking School Provence you will glean wonders from the man that chefs around the world refer to as the Pope or Marcel Pagnol …

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White Bean Soup Recipe Winter Warmer
Petra CarterProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

White Bean Soup a Recipe to Warm You Up

Soup is a great addition or centrepiece for a meal in any season, but it’s an excellent way to warm up on a cool day. The French have been perfecting soups for centuries, creating dishes that range from rich stews to subtle, savoury medleys. Beans are an inexpensive but nutritious …

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