Seared Tuna Sorrel Provencal style
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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
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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
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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
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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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Seared Lamb Medallions Tamari Ginger Glaze
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Seared Lamb Medallions with Asian Flavours

The following recipe for seared lamb medallions with an Asian inspired tamari-ginger glaze is a happy consequence that I almost butchered. It wasn’t a special occasion, but I had a menu plan to pair with a red wine blend from Domaine de la Citadelle – Gouverneur Saint-Auban Rouge. The result …

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Artichokes Barigoule Provencal Classic Provence Gourmet
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Artichokes à la Barigoule a Provencal Classic

Artichokes à la Barigoule might be on the menu, I could hardly wait for the day to arrive. This classic Provencal dish includes artichokes, salted pork, onions and white wine. What’s not to love about that combination?

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Market-Inspired Salmon
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Market-Inspired Salmon with Onion Compote

The following salmon recipe was definitely market-inspired. I created the onion compote with tiny I’itoi (pronounced ee-EE-toy) onions an old-world crop.

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Chicken Carrot Apricot tagine Recipe uno casa
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Chicken, Carrot and Apricot Tagine Recipe

Here’s a recipe for chicken, carrot and apricot tagine that will take you straight to Morocco via France. Sweet, savoury, and quick to prepare. This beautiful tagine conjures up images of spice-filled Marrakesh. No need to go to North Africa, though, to enjoy this deliciously sweet and savoury dish. You …

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Grilled Sea Bass Romesco
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Grilled Sea Bass with Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce originates from the fishing community in Catalonia, Spain. A place where red peppers, garlic and a bit of piment are well-entrenched in the local cuisine.

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Easy Entertaining Make a Charcuterie Cheese Board
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How to Make a Charcuterie Cheese Board

Sometimes when life calls for relaxed, stress-free dining, try an indoor picnic. Make a charcuterie cheese board as an appetizer or add more ingredients for a light meal – apéro dinatoire.

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