Fig ham #recipe by @MirabeauWine
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Mirabeau Recipe: Roasted Figs with Cheese and Bacon

When you see figs in your local market, or better yet on trees along your way, gather some to make this easy appetizer. The recipe is Italian inspired, but made in Provence

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Pumpkin Tian Recipe Courge Provence @PestoPistou
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Pumpkin Tian Recipe – Tian de Courges from Provence

Contributor blog post by Pesto & Pistou: Rather like the Moroccan tagine but without the lid, a tian is an earthenware dish used for baking a simple, local recipe that shares the same name. Tian, the recipe, is an excellent example of rustic provençal cooking using just a few ingredients …

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Make Crepes Recipe @ProvenceCook
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How to Make Crepes

Although, crepes are not traditional food from Provence add this easy, versatile recipe from the Provence Gourmet in your “go to list.” If you are in Aix-en-Provence (or any where close by) you can find delicious, handmade crepes made by Delphine at Crepes Cidre et Co. If you are interested …

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Duck skewers @TashaPowell
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Harvest in Provence a Recipe with Duck and Figs

This fig and shallot compote is perfect complement for seared duck breast or seared duck tenders.

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Tomato Soup au Pistou Recipe @PestoPistou
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Recipe for Tomato Soupe au Pistou

Jackie shares her version of a Provencal classic soupe au pistou. In this variation, there is a heavier dose of tomatoes to give you a summery reminder as winter closes in. According to Jackie, All this tomato growing and preserving couldn’t go by without attempting a few new recipe ideas …

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Mediterranean Fish Tian de legumes Vegetables @ProvenceCook
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Recipe Mediterranean Fish with a Vegetable Tian

The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for a traditional vegetable tian, baked in the oven in a casserole dish (oven to table). He serves this tian with fresh, simply prepared Mediterranean fish. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to …

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Fruit Desserts almonds @ProvenceCook
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Two Easy Fruit Desserts

The Provence Gourmet shares two easy recipes for fruit salads; a nectarine fruit salad with mint and a “slice of autumn” version with pears and almonds. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes.

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Tomato soupe au pistou

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou: The last few days of summer have found me busily preserving tomatoes for use during the winter. Over in France the long, hot August days were perfect for my first attempt at sundried plum tomatoes which sat shrivelling in the garden sun for two …

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Classic Bouillabaisse Provence Recipe @ProvenceCook
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Recipe for Marseille Classic Bouillabaisse

The fish scraps and a few herbs were thrown into a pot of boiling salty water, this meager meal marked the end of a long day for the fishermen of Marseille. Fast forward to the present day and this fish soup is no longer considered a humble meal. You can …

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Green Olive Tapenades @ProvenceCook
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How to Make Provencal Olive Tapenades

Late fall is typically when the olive harvest takes place in Provence. The fruit is left on the trees as long as possible to maximize production of the golden nectar, but not long enough to risk a frost. Read more about “Extra Virgin Oil an Olive Legend” here. The Provence …

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