Focaccia is an oven-baked flatbread seasoned
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Learn How to Make Focaccia

Focaccia is a traditional Italian flatbread with firmness and texture similar to pizza dough. In Provence, fougasse is similar but a slightly different type of bread (recipe here). Use this delicious bread as a side dish, sandwich bread, or as a flatbread with various toppings.  Other common toppings include herbs …

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Fougasse with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes
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Provencal Fougasse Recipe with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes

Fougasse is a flavourful bread that will transport you directly to Provence with the combination of cherry tomatoes and vinegary black olives. Serve it on its own with some olive oil or accompanying a green salad or hearty soup to fully enjoy this rustic bread. Book a cooking class, online …

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Fougasse with Sweet Onions, Olives and Anchovies
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Fougasse with Sweet Onions, Olives and Anchovies

Today, the border between France and Italy runs for 515 kilometres (320 miles) through mountainous terrain. However, prior to the 1860 Treaty of Turin, the border was much more fluid and so were the culinary traditions. Fougasse is a type of French flatbread from the Provence region; a bit like Provence’s …

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Croissants Pain aux Chocolate Recipe @ATableenProvence
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Make Croissants for Jan 30th National Croissant Day

National Croissant Day January 30, 2021, is National Croissant Day in the United States, so why not start your day with a café creme and a flaky croissant? Croissants are not typically Provencal fare, but you can expect every respectable bakery to present their version of this French pastry for …

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Making Pain aux Raisins French Bread Pain aux Raisins Recipe
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A Baker’s Secret for Making Pain aux Raisins

Reminiscence of my childhood in France, the pains aux raisins (called “escargot” sometimes) are the perfect treat to motivate you to get out of bed on cold mornings. In France, there are two different recipes for pains aux raisins, one with puff pastry (pate feuilletée) and one with dough (pate …

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Savoury Muffins Pumpkin Cheese Mirabeau wine
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Savoury Muffins Pumpkin and Comté Cheese

Savoury muffins are a treat, so why not have a little fun and make them for Halloween? This version uses a slice of a big pumpkin (such as a Muscat) or a whole smaller variety such as Potimarron. Roast with some olive oil on a baking tray until soft, this …

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Quick Loaf Ham Olive Cake
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Savoury Quick Loaf a Ham and Olive Cake

What about a savoury snack or nibble with a glass of rosé? This savoury quick loaf a Ham and Olive Cake is a great snack or pre-dinner bite. It’s often enjoyed by kids here in France when they get home from school for their goûter. In French, this is called Cake aux Olives et Jambon – yes they use the English word “cake.”

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Zucchini Quick Bread Cake Courgettes
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Zucchini Quick Bread a Cake aux Courgettes

If you have a vegetable garden or visit a farmer’s market regularly you know that there comes a time when zucchini plentiful. And, the question becomes what to do with the bounty. The recipe below for zucchini bread is a sweet, quick loaf that is a perfect treat with a …

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Italian Focaccia Provencal Fougasse
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Doughy Cousins Italian Focaccia and Provencal Fougasse

Focaccia is Italian or more precisely comes from Geona. The Ligurians consume this thin bread (approximately 2cm thick) all day from coffee time to the apéro hour. Provencal fougasse is slightly different. The Provencal version often includes savoury additions like black olives,

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Sacristains Sweet Easy Recipe Finished
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Sacristains Sweet and Decadently Easy Recipe

sacristains (French word) is a little harder to classify, and the origins are equally mysterious. Made with puff pastry (pâte feuilletée) layers of sugar and almonds and a quick trip to the oven make this crispy treat…heavenly

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