Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic
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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic

If you could pick your last meal – what would it be? For my last meal on Earth, I would select a dish that is both humble and classic. I would choose a duck confit. There is something utterly delicious about obscenely crisp duck skin mixed with succulent duck meat. It …

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Grilled Lamb Kebabs
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Easy Grilled Lamb Kebabs

When it comes to making kebabs, there are very few culinary rules, other than you need some skewers, meat or fish, and vegetables. The recipe for grilled lamb kebabs (below) is simple to prepare, easy to cook and perfect with a red blend from Gigondas thanks to Provence WineZine. However, …

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Zucchini Rolls Vegetarian Cooking With Italian Cheeses
Main CourseProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Zucchini Rolls a Vegetarian Cooking Class

Simple to prepare, these zucchini rolls bring together the abundant produce of Provence with the wonderful cheeses of Italy. Prepare the dish as a vegetarian main course, or as a side dish with a protein of your choice. I like to think of it as a lasagna without the noodles. …

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Roasted Sheet Pan Chicken with shallots and grapes
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Roasted Sheet Pan Chicken for Easy Entertaining

Sheet pan chicken is all the rage these days. I resisted the idea for a long time, figuring it was just another culinary fad that would fade. But then I realized that one of my favourite chicken dishes ever is a sheet pan chicken recipe by Ottolenghi. Chicken with Fennel …

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Easy Salmon with Sun-dried Tomato and Olive Tapenade
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Easy Salmon with Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Tapenade

Seafood is popular in France, with over half of all French residents purchasing the fish either fresh or frozen from their local grocery store. Salmon is a bright and flavourful fish that goes well with a variety of flavours. This robust dish features tangy sun-dried tomatoes coupled with a delicious …

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Shrimp Cakes Dinner
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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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Warm Winter Recipes from Provence
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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
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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
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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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Stuffed Aubergine Eggplant Zucchini Tomatoes
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Stuffed Zucchini and Baked Tomatoes for Vegetarians

It is common to find petits farcis, stuffed vegetables, on menus in Provence during the fall and winter months. Residents of Nice claim this dish as a local creation, part of the traditional Niçoise culinary repertoire. My versions of stuffed zucchini and baked tomatoes are suitable for vegetarian diets. These …

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