Simple Recipe French Brioche
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Simple Recipe for French Brioche Loaf

You might shy away from bread making, but this simple Cocoa and Lavender recipe for a French Brioche Loaf will make you reconsider. Our friend Barbara took a no-knead brioche bun recipe and turned it into a loaf. This easy loaf has become one of our favourite bread for sandwiches …

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Fougasse d’Aigues Mortes
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Sweet Fougasse Recipe from Aigues Mortes, France

This fougasse recipe comes from the old fortified city of Aigues-Mortes in the Gard, a beautiful Southern France area. Often reserved for the holidays, enjoy this sweet, chewy bread all year-round.  Serve fougasse with other pastries or enjoy it on its own for a satisfying treat! Book a cooking class, …

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Making Croissants at home
BreadsJulie WhitmarshProvencal RecipesTaste

Attempting to Make Croissants at Home

Reflecting on 2020, the tail end of the year, rather like the beginning and if I’m perfectly honest, the middle bits too, have been a tad chaotic. All the plans we thought we may have made, have had to be ripped up again and again. At least when I was …

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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
BreadsMaison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste

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
BreadsPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste

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
BreadsMaison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste

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
AppetizerAshley TinkerBreadsProvencal RecipesTaste

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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