Wintertime Braised Oxtail Stew
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Winter Meals Braised Oxtail with Potato Purée

As the weather in the Sonoran Desert finally cools down, the morning temperatures are just low enough to use the fireplace. Once winter arrives, I  look forward to that first fire and spend all morning staring into the flames. Along with those indolent desert winter days come the addictive comfort …

Cocktail Pomegranate Gin Tonic
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Cocktail Time Pomegranate Gin and Tonic

Originally, we created this gin and tonic cocktail recipe for Halloween, but why wait that long to enjoy this drink? The recipe uses our Maison Mirabeau dry gin. A refreshing gin and tonic drink alternative for any occasion   Additional Drink Recipes:

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 …

melanzane a scarpone
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Eggplant, Aubergine Melanzane a’Scarpone

While this recipe is not typically Provencal, aubergine (eggplant) and tomatoes are plentiful in the region, and we highly recommend trying this vegetarian dish. While we will always love a variety of meats, poultry, and seafood, we add more vegetarian options for the sake of our health! Melanzane a’Scarpone is one …

Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Cooking Class Lebanese Mezze Cooking School
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Lebanese Mezze Recipes from My Cooking School in Uzès

A Lebanese Mezze consists of several small dishes for sharing with others. Every culture has its culinary creation to bring people together over a meal. For instance, Spanish tapas and American picnics! These are several recipes from Le Pistou Cooking School in Uzès for a workshop called Lebanese Bites. You …

Mirabeau Valentine’s Gin Spritz Cocktail
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Valentine’s Gin Spritz Cocktail a Sparkling Toast

Whether you are with friends or that special someone on February 14th, celebrate by starting your evening with a few bubbles. We combined two of our favourites, La Folie sparkling rosé, with our pink gin to create a festive version of a spritz. Enjoy this cocktail while you prepare our …

Endives au Gratin with Ham
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Endives Gratin with Ham a French Bistro Classic

Looking for a great dish for cold-weather activities? Easy to make ahead and serve when you are ready, Endives au Gratin is a Belgian dish typically from Northern France and Belgian. The dish consist of endives wrapped in ham slices served in butter and a bechamel sauce. After outdoor activities, …

Molten Chocolate Cake Fondant au Chocolate
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Make this Molten Chocolate Cake for Your Valentine

You should, of course, celebrate your sweetheart every day, not just on Valentine’s. However, if you want to create an occasion out of February 14th, make this molten chocolate cake for that special person. The fondant au chocolat was the conclusion to a delicious Valentine’s menu from the Mirabeau Wine …

Spicy Gin Winter Punch
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Spicy Gin Winter Punch

When you’re looking for a beverage to enjoy on a cold winter’s eve, this delightfully spiced cocktail is a must-have! Mirabeau rosé wines and liquors are delicate, divine, elegant, and uncomplicated — a surefire way to enjoy the flavours of the French countryside in the comfort of your own home. …

Provencal Beef Stew
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Gardiane de Taureau Provencal Beef or Bull Stew

Are you looking for winter comfort food? This French meat stew makes a cold day a little warmer. Gardiane de Taureau, or gardianne, is also known as a daube camarguaise or daube des gardians. Our recipe for this traditional Provencal stew includes marinaded, slow-cooked meat from the black bulls (taureaux) …