Potted Salmon Recipe Cocoa and Lavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

English Origins for a French Style Potted Salmon Recipe

A dish of potted salmon might sound a little more British than French, but David’s idea was to create a pink-on-pink meal. The potted salmon appetizer led off the evening paired with a rosé from Mirabeau Wine.

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Hot Artichoke Dip @Masdaugustine
AppetizerGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Apero Hour Recipe: Hot Artichoke Dip

This quick and easy dip is hard to share, but worth it for all to enjoy. Have someone who doesn’t think they like Artichokes try it, they will be pleasantly surprised and… hooked! Serve it warm, as an appetizer with pre-dinner drinks, accompanied by breadsticks, thin slices of French bread, tortillas or crunchy raw vegetables.

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Green Olive Cake Cake aux Olives Vertes @GingerandNutmeg
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Understanding Provence’s Olives and Green Olive Cake

A quick and delicious appetizer bread that’s easy to make and even easier to eat! A savoury delight with salted olives, rich smoky duck breast and creamy bites of Gruyère. A must for your next dinner party.

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parfait of sweetbreads #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Unique Recipe for Parfait of Sweetbreads

Sweetbreads are an offal, the thymus gland of an animal that are consumed in many dishes worldwide but quite commonly in a parfait or pâté.

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financier aux courgettes @GoutetVoyage
AppetizerMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A perfect late summer appetizer – Financiers aux Courgettes (Zucchini Financiers)

Financiers aux Courgettes – little zucchini cakes – fit the pot luck bill perfectly. Typically in French cuisine, a financier is a small, airy cake, often with an almond flour base, that is eaten for dessert. I prefer savoury financiers which lend themselves to a myriad of combinations – sausage and cheese, spinach and cheese, olive, walnuts and cheese

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Shrimp Appetizer zucchini fritters @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Shrimp Appetizer for Cocktail Hour

l’apero with this fabulous and easy shrimp cocktail that is bound to delight everyone.

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Tuna Appetizer pate au thon Tastes Provence @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Tuna Appetizer: Pâté au Thon

In David’s Cocoa and Lavender post for Pâté au Thon he turns ordinary canned tuna into a masterpiece. The full recipe is below for what might just become your go-to “impress the guests” appetizer.

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Olive Cake recipe @AvignonGourmetTours
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Savoury Olive Cake Appetizer

Today we’re sharing with you a delicious recipe made of Provençal ingredients that will be perfect for your aperitif along with a glass of Rosé (or 2!). Here is a recipe for a savoury olive cake or bread, that can be eaten on its own or even replace the bread for your dinner.

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Zucchini at St Tropez Market @PerfProvence
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Quick Appetizer Zucchini Tart

This recipe I call “Jacques Zucchini Tart.” It is the perfect appetizer – think chilled rosé with a savoury, lightly salted snack that takes about 30 minutes to pull together. Your guests will be impressed

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Fig ham #recipe by @MirabeauWine
AppetizerMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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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