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Salsa marò or fava bean pesto

Contributor blog post by Pesto & Pistou: Just like last August’s post on a similar subject, I arrived in France, four days ago, with broad beans (fava beans) from the UK. This time, however, there was a recipe on my agenda that had been there for too long and I …

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Cod Fillet en Papilliote on Tomato, Basil Olive Compote Vegetables @MirabeauWine
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Cod Fillet en Papilliote on Tomato, Basil and Olive Compote with Vegetables

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: Hurray at last summer’s here, and our diet naturally turns towards lighter dishes and we take advantage of the many healthy and colourful seasonal vegetables that grace our markets and supermarket shelves. You do get good fresh fish here in Provence, but this is …

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Green Olive Tapenade Recipe Olives @ProvenceCook
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Recipe for Green Olive Tapenade

Olives trees have grown in Provence since at least the time of the Greeks, roughly 600 BC. Olive oil was a prized commodity during the Roman era. Today, France is not considered a large global producer at 4,500 tons per year. However, the quality is considered to be excellent. The …

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Cherry Clafoutis Clafoutis aux Cerises #Dessert #Cherries
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Elizabeth Bard’s Cherry Clafoutis

Clafouti is a homey dessert, a wobbly set custard chock-full of summer’s first cherries. What it lacks in elegance, it makes up for in comfort and sheer de- liciousness, perfect for brunch among friends.

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Panade aux pommes Recipe Provence
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Panade aux Pommes Not Your Classic Apple Pie

By nutmeg Ginger and Nutmeg hosted a July 4th dinner party while in Provence, in honour of their US friends. The menu included traditional and non-standard elements. Although the intent was to celebrate the US holiday, the menu might be considered a melange of Mexican, American, and French. The Explore …

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Petits Farcis beef stuffed tomato Provence @ElizabethBard
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Elizabeth Bard’s Petits Farcis Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini

Elizabeth Bard’s Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini This recipe comes from Elizabeth Bard latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. This delicious summer recipe is published with her permission. The stuffed vegetables can be served as a lunch or light dinner.

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Salt Cod Recipe
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Salt Cod Recipe from Provence

With modern day refrigeration it may not longer be necessary to salt cod as a preservation technique, but in many countries the local diet has revolved around salted fish for at least 500 years. It is said in Portugal that there are at least as many recipes for bacalhau as …

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Eggplants Provence Markets
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Recipe Eggplant Caviar

This delicious, creamy eggplant appetizer may not carry the same expensive price tag as caviar, but your taste buds will quickly convert you into a lifetime fan. The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for this classic dip (spread) for your next apero. If you are interested in cooking classes and …

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Tomates provençales
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Tomates provençales

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou As we start to come into the tomato season, more in the Mediterranean areas than here in the UK of course, I’ve been turning my attention to tomato recipes. When tomatoes first appeared in Italy in the 1600s they weren’t adopted by peasants …

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Eggplant Lamb Tian @ProvenceCook
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Eggplant and Lamb Tian

The Provence Gourmet shares this one-pan, savoury main dish made with local Provencal lamb, eggplant and herbs. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes. Image Credits: All photos were provided by and published with …

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