Dinner Party Apple Tarts
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Dinner Party: Apple Tarts – Tartes aux Pommes

Admittedly not everyone can manage a weekday dinner party with an hour (maximum) to prepare the meal before your guests arrive…but I like that sort of challenge. However, to be able to pull it off you need to be organized. After many years of entertaining, there are several tips I can …

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Roast Pheasant Marsala Sauce
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Roast Pheasant with Marsala Sauce

The good news is now many farmer’s markets like the one close to us in Tuscon have wonderful farm-raised birds. Enjoy this recipe for roast pheasant with a tasty orange and marsala sauce.

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Searching Black Truffles Chefs Cooking
Petra CarterProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Crushed Black Truffle Mash Potatoes

For this recipe, the potatoes are lightly crushed rather than mashed.  Enjoy crushed black truffle mash potatoes with shellfish or beef.

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Saffron Spaghetti Buttery Scallops
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Saffron Spaghetti with Buttery Scallops Comfort Food

This pasta dish – saffron spaghetti with buttery scallops – was created out of what I found in Susan and Towny’s fridge when we visited recently. Now in fairness, she had some lovely East Coast scallops on hand, but it was all about the butter.

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Delicious Spring Menu Provence
Holiday MenusProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Light and Delicious Spring Menu from Provence

Spring Menu from Provence As we transition into Spring in Provence, I like to add both ginger and lemon to my recipes, for a zingy spice and natural acidity that will add brightness to our dishes. As I depart from the heavier winter soups and daubes, I enjoy making lighter, brighter dishes to …

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Mushroom Truffle Omelette
Lunchtime MealsPetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Quick Mushroom Truffle Omelette for Two

The beautiful thing about eggs is you can eat them for any meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner. Egg dishes are generally quick to make, like this Mushroom and Truffle Omelette recipe.

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Lemon Tart Recipe
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Why Lemon Tart is a Perfect Finish to any Meal

The funny thing about lemon flavoured desserts is that often non-sweet lovers like the tart-sweet combination. If you are making this Lemon Tart – Tarte aux Citron from scratch (which I recommend) it includes several steps.

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Sautéed Prawns Spring Menu
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Sautéed Prawns a Spicy Main Dish

This dish of Sautéed Prawns is really quick to prepare, and delicious. Have your mise-en-place ready and in under five minutes, the shrimp are ready to eat.

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Cauliflower Soup
Provencal RecipesSoupTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Cauliflower Soup with Coconut Milk and Fresh Ginger

This Cauliflower Soup recipe enhances the flavour of what can be a bland vegetable with coconut milk and fresh ginger for a slightly Asian touch. It’s the perfect soup to make ahead for a dinner party or to have for lunch on a cold spring day.

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Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Warm Goat Cheese Salad with a Lemony Vinaigrette

Warm goat cheese salad or salade de chevre chaude appears on many restaurant menus, and it’s easy to recreate just follow the recipe below.

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