Provencal Winter Menu Friends 2018
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Winter Menu for Cold Nights and Good Friends

Provencal Winter Menu Winter. Part of me wants to hide under a woollen blanket in the early evening darkness and consume copious amounts of heavy food. Bring on the butter, cream, fat, and carbs… put on the pounds and brace myself against the cold winds and inevitable rains and blizzards. …

READ MORE →
December Holiday Menus Provencal
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

December Holiday Menus Christmas with Provencal Flavours

For most people, Tuscon, Arizona does not spring to mind as a foodie capital, but if you are “into” food the city has a surprising culinary vibe. Marc and I moved to the desert city without much of a plan. We took a leap of faith, quitting our jobs and selling …

READ MORE →
Fall Dinner Menus Provence
François de MélogueHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fall Dinner Menus Inspired by Provencal Flavours

As summer segues into Fall, I cannot help but hope summer will linger on just a bit longer. It’s not the Pacific Northwest’s impending rainy season or even the imminent cold weather that I fear, it’s just that no other season expresses Provence more succinctly. Fall in Provence Summer is …

READ MORE →
Summer Dining Dinner Party Menu 2018
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Dining A Collection of Recipes From Provence a Dinner Party Menu for Friends

Personally, I have a love-hate relationship with the summer solstice. It is not my favourite day of the year when I know that despite weeks (hopefully) of hot weather ahead, the harsh reality is that the amount of daylight will continue to get shorter from here until mid-December. However, it …

READ MORE →
Spring 2018 Provencal Dinner Menu
Holiday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Spring Dinner Menu a Collection of Provencal Recipes to Suit the Season

After the cold days of winter, spring arrives with a light touch: green vegetables start to grace the markets and rich foods give way to lighter, zestier dishes. Vibrant colors and flavors excite the palate. The first asparagus spears make beautiful salads, fresh chevre and local breads turn simple salads …

READ MORE →
Valentines Day Menu Mirabeau Pure Rosé
Holiday MenusMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day Menu: Provencal-inspired Recipes for your Sweetheart

The team at Mirabeau Wine in Cotignac certainly know a thing or two about gold medal wine and how to pair it with good food. Before the Christmas holidays and not long after the 2017 grape harvest, we asked Jeany Cronk if she would curate a special Valentine’s Day menu …

READ MORE →
Winter Dinner Menu Provencal Cuisine
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Winter Weekend Dinner Party Menu Inspired by Provencal Cuisine

We have been “dining-out” on David’s delicious seafood-based Christmas menu, and a bit reluctant to turn the page to the realities of a cold winter in parts of North America. However, the truth is that Provence is enjoying a mild-ish winter, while skiers are revelling in the snowy Alps this …

READ MORE →
Seafood Holiday Menu Christmas Holiday Menu 2017
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seafood Holiday Menu for the Christmas Season

As you have probably gathered, we like to entertain; we love having friends and family around our table. Any occasion is a great reason to try a new recipe or return to that one that never fails. December festivities are an excuse to pull out the china, the fancy wine …

READ MORE →
Fall Diner Party Menu Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Cozy Fall Dinner Party Menu with Love from Provence

Depending on where you live “Fall might be in the air.” Certainly, in most places in the northern hemisphere, the days are markedly shorter, the leaves are changing colours to rich, warm tones (reds, oranges and yellows). The harvest is done for most kitchen gardens, ahead of the of frosty …

READ MORE →
Provence Summer Dinner Party Menu
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tastes of Provence a Summer Dinner Party Menu

It sounds, so cliché to talk about the abundant produce and fabulous markets in Provence, but the region is an absolute gift to culinary types. A present where no is wrapping required just a shopping basket and some inspiration. The seasons in Provence are marked by two things the variety …

READ MORE →