White Bean Soup Recipe Winter Warmer
Petra CarterProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

White Bean Soup a Recipe to Warm You Up

Soup is a great addition or centrepiece for a meal in any season, but it’s an excellent way to warm up on a cool day. The French have been perfecting soups for centuries, creating dishes that range from rich stews to subtle, savoury medleys. Beans are an inexpensive but nutritious …

Coquilles Saint-Jacques Recipe
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Coquilles Saint-Jacques a French Seafood Classic

The following recipe for Coquilles Saint-Jacques is a French seafood classic found on restaurant menus throughout France. For maximum culinary impact, serve this dish as I did, the old fashioned way, in the scallop shells.

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

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 …

Croissants Pain aux Chocolate Recipe @ATableenProvence
BreadsPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Make Croissants for Jan 30th National Croissant Day

National Croissant Day January 30, 2021, is National Croissant Day in the United States, so why not start your day with a café creme and a flaky croissant? Croissants are not typically Provencal fare, but you can expect every respectable bakery to present their version of this French pastry for …

Grilled Lamb Chops with Parsley and Mint Vinaigrette
David Scott AllenLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Monet Style

The books Everyday Monet and Monet’s Palate Cookbook inspired these Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint and Parsley. This recipe salutes Monet’s dedication to the farm-to-table movement before it even had a title. Earlier this year, I received an incredibly thoughtful and generous gift (of the two books) in the mail recently from …

Sauteéd Potatoes Peppers and Onions
Petra CarterProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Side Dish: Sautéed Potatoes, Peppers and Onions

Potatoes are versatile vegetables that can be prepared in a myriad of ways. This recipe for simple sautéed potatoes with peppers and onions is so delicious it could steal the spotlight, but also make a wonderful addition to almost any dish! Pair them with eggs for a hearty breakfast, a …

Pear Custard Pie
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pear Custard Pie Easy Desserts

The inspiration for this Pear Custard Pie comes from my friend Ingrid and her blog the Art of Living Naturally. The dessert is easy to prepare and looks beautiful when it’s cooked.

Provencal Slow-cooked lamb shoulder
LambMain CoursePetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder

Lamb is commonly found in French cuisine and, in particular, in Provence. Slow-cooked lamb shoulder is one of the easiest meals to prepare that gives you the satisfaction and robust flavours of a true homestyle meal. Enjoy this lamb recipe with roast potatoes, a crisp green salad, or pan-fried garlic …

Slow-roasted Tuna Salad wth Fennel and Potato
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Slow-roasted Tuna and Fennel Salad

One of our favourite dishes from the Mediterranean is a salad of octopus, potatoes, celery, and olives, flavoured with extra virgin olive oil and lemon. We made it when we were in Venice years ago. My “chore” today for Provence WineZine, was to pair a summer salad with a rosé …

Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Although today’s recipe for Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables is Provençal, the story has links to Italy (our other love). And it all has to do with a little jar labelled Finocchio, the Italian word for fennel. Once, when Mark and I were in Scottsdale, Arizona, just after our move …