Green Melon Gazpacho Chilled Soup
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Green Melon Gazpacho Chilled Soup

Paula Sachs recipe turns traditional gazpacho on its head with this green melon version. The soup is easy to make, best served well chilled and suitable for vegan diets. No cooking required, which is terrific on hot summer days.

READ MORE →
Meyer Lemon Pie
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Meyer Lemon Pie a Slice of Sunshine

It’s my observation that people who enjoy cooking are split between folks who like baking and those who prefer not to deal with desserts. Within the baker category, it gets even more complicated, with those who don’t like baking pies. I love making pies, and this Meyer Lemon pie, I …

READ MORE →
Creamy Coconut Strawberry Cups
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Dessert Creamy Coconut and Strawberry Cups

It’s always a treat to finish a meal with a “light” dessert such as these Creamy Coconut and Strawberry Cups. The recipe from chef Paula Sachs is vegan-friendly and only requires four ingredients. Allow enough time for the pudding to cool after you have combined the ingredients. Enjoy with a …

READ MORE →
Quick Summer Salad Zucchini Recipe
Martine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

A Quick Summer Salad with Zucchini Squash

Regardless of location, there is probably nothing I like more than visiting a farmer’s market in the summer. However, if I were honest the daily Provencal marchés and Italian mercatos have a certain amount of charm that our local market lacks. However, with travel restrictions this year, I have been …

READ MORE →
Seared Lamb Medallions Tamari Ginger Glaze
David Scott AllenLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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 …

READ MORE →
Calissons d'Aix Recipe
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Calissons d’Aix a Recipe for Sweet Perfection

While Calissons d’Aix are a Provencal holiday treat —they are one of the thirteen traditional desserts served at Epiphany — I tried my first on a beautiful summer’s day in Aix-en-Provence. Candy is certainly not the only reason to visit Provence, but for this sweet treat, Aix marks the spot.

READ MORE →
Artichokes Barigoule Provencal Classic Provence Gourmet
French Cooking ClassesMain CoursePorkProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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?

READ MORE →
Homemade French Lemon Tart Desserts
François de MéloguePies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Homemade French Lemon Tart to Beat the Blues

This spring when were house-bound due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it would have been easy to feel down. But, that’s not the way we roll in our home, we start baking and cooking to lift the spirits. When life gives you lemons you might make lemonade. I will always make a …

READ MORE →
Market-Inspired Salmon
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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.

READ MORE →
Chicken Carrot Apricot tagine Recipe uno casa
Guest PostMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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 …

READ MORE →