Thanksgiving Roast Chicken Rosé Mirabeau Wine
Main CourseMirabeau WinesPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Thanksgiving Roast Chicken with Rosé Cranberry Sauce

There is nothing more straightforward and satisfying than roast chicken. Turkey is the go-to for most Thanksgiving tables in North America. However, it is not practical for a small group, and it’s a challenge to find turkey in France.

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Chestnut-Pumpkin Risotto
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Chestnut-Pumpkin Risotto with Hazelnuts for Fall

When fall weather has settled in, it’s an excuse to make this Chestnut-Pumpkin Risotto recipe that combines the rich, earthy flavours of the season. In Provence, from one week to the next the market shrinks in size as the seasonal vendors begin to pack-up their wares. Scarves replace multi-hued espadrilles, …

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Stuffed Aubergine Eggplant Zucchini Tomatoes
Main CourseProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Vegetarian Stuffed Aubergines (Eggplant) with Chickpeas

Petits Farcis is a traditional Provencal dish. The exact origins are up for debate as residents of Nice claim the recipe for their own. My version of stuffed aubergine (eggplant) is suitable for a vegetarian or vegan (if you leave out the parmesan cheese) diets. This recipe was one of …

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Petits Farcis Nice Food Foodies Food Tour Nice Cote d'Azur
Main CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarianVirginie Van Der Wees

Vegetarian Les Petits Farcis a Favourite from Provence

Les petits farcis is a classic Provençal recipe made with seasonal vegetables and a sausage stuffing. The recipe below comes from the kitchen of Virginie Van Der Wees, a certified French teacher who lives near Aix-en-Provence. We have included only the vegetarian version of the stuffing, but you will find …

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Salmon Risotto with Goat Cheese
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Salmon Risotto and Rosé a Delicious Wine Pairing

I don’t think I could survive without our Sunday Heirloom Farmers Market in Tuscon, especially these days when we need lots of good fruits and vegetables to keep us healthy and strong. But I also get great cheeses, fish, poultry, and meats there. It is a wonderful market. Although I have …

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Grilled Anchovies Two Ways
Fish & SeafoodFrançois de MélogueMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Grilled Anchovies Two Ways from the South of France

Eating anchovies is one of life’s guiltless pleasures. I say guiltless because they are affordable, good for you, and very sustainable.  But best of all they simply taste great and are quick to prepare. All that is required is a hot grill, a drizzle of olive oil, and a bright …

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Seared Tuna Sorrel Provencal style
Fish & SeafoodFrançois de MélogueMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Tuna with Sorrel Provencal Style

In the Pacific Northwest, where fresh seafood is abundant, I am generally frustrated with the fish selection in our grocery stores. However, on one shopping trip, I stumbled across a package of flash-frozen ahi tuna steaks. Remembering a Provencal preparation called ‘Thon à l’Oseille,’ or seared tuna with sorrel, I …

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Olive Tapenade Crusted Cod
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Olive Tapenade Crusted Cod and Rosé Braised Fennel

This recipe combines the best flavours of Provence in one dish – seafood, olives, fennel and rosé. The very talented Gemma Wade crafted these ingredients into a delicious and almost too beautiful to eat Olive Tapenade Crusted Cod with Fennel Braised in Rosé. This dish was part of an Easter …

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Easy Poached Arctic Char
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Poached Arctic Char in Butter Sauce

Sometimes you need a bit of inspiration for cooking; in this case, it happened to be a friend’s trip to Scandinavia. This easy recipe for poached Arctic Char embellishes a classic french beurre blanc sauce. What could be better than butter, white wine with an exotic twist of pear and …

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Lamd Mechoui North African Recipe
François de MélogueLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lamb Mechoui a North African Recipe

Provencal cuisine is a tapestry of culinary influences from all over the Mediterranean, including North Africa. One dish that is perfect for al fresco festive occasions is lamb mechoui (or méchoui) slow-roasted on a spit. For those unfamiliar with mechoui, it is a festive lamb dish from North Africa. It’s usually made from …

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