Blood Orange Lobster Salad
Chef Liz ThompsonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Roussanne with Lobster Salad and Blood Orange Dressing

Due it the acidity, a citrus dressing is tricky for food and wine pairing. The Acquiesce Winery Roussanne (2019) was a match for this seafood salad. Baked lobster tails dressed in a tart citrus vinaigrette are quick to prepare for a summer lunch. Or as a starter course. My recipe …

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Slow-roasted Tuna Salad wth Fennel and Potato
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

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 …

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Make Perfect Salade Niçoise
François de MélogueProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Make the Perfect Salade Niçoise

A debate is raging over what constitutes a “correct” salade Niçoise. To the purists, the rules are clear: no vinegar, no lettuce, no fresh tuna, and no boiled vegetables, like potatoes or green beans. If you add any of these, you will be labelled as a heretic and sent to …

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Quick Summer Salad Zucchini Recipe
Martine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

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 …

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Summer Salad Grilled Octopus Recipe
Lunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste

Exotic Summer Salad Grilled Octopus for Lunch

Have you ever tried grilled octopus? It’s a Mediterranean delicacy, and NOW is the time to be adventurous in the kitchen. This Summer salad recipe with grilled octopus is fresh, delicious, and colourful. The salade composée is a visual treat, as well as a yummy starter for your guests. My …

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Summer Salmon Salad Citrus Mango
Guest PostProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

A Summer Salmon Salad with Citrus and Mango

As Louisiana’s “Queen of Condiments,” her mission is to make cooking approachable via cooking classes in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Covington. Her website Kitchen Confidence with Lili is an excellent resource for delicious recipes, including the one below for Salmon Salad with Citrus and Mango.

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Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste

Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing spring-summer salad to serve with your dinner?  On the last Pitcher & Powell Culinary Adventure to Marrakech, we learned to make this simple, yet stunning sweet cucumber salad!  The only ingredient that you may not have on hand but can be ordered from a …

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Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine Spiced Eggplant Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladSide DishTasha PowellTaste

Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine a Spiced Eggplant Salad

Provence is an intriguing place for food lovers and what we like to showcase during our culinary adventures. Traditional Provencal cuisine comes from basic roots. Recipes are typically uncomplicated making use of seasonal produce, wild herbs (herbes de Provence), fish scraps and slow-cooked meats. Here is my recipe for slow-cooked …

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Moroccan Carrot Salad Recipe
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste

Moroccan Carrot Salad from Marrakesh

One of the recipes that we made in the first cooking class was this carrot salad. Enjoy the flavours of Morocco!

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Winter Dinner Party Menu Warm Salad Roasted Leeks
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste

Warm Salad Roasted Leeks, Edamame and Cheese

We served this dish as a side at Thanksgiving. However, it also works well as a starter course. Begin your dinner party with a warm salad of roasted leeks with edamame, fresh herbs, parmesan and mozzarella. Join us in May for the Pitcher & Powell culinary adventure in Provence, where …

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