Lemon Ricotta Cake luisa loiusa cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lemon Ricotta Cake Inspired by Flavours of the South

In our house, this dessert is named after our friend Luisa and inspired by Louisa’s Cake from Castellina in Chianti. The tangy combination of lemon zest and fresh ricotta are a terrific balance with sweet apple and raspberry jam. Take a look at the original post “Heard it From a …

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Decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Yogurt Cake
Cakes & CookiesCook'n with ClassDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy to Make Decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Yogurt Cake

This cake is a fun project with kids as you use one measure, a yogurt container, which makes measuring easy and cleanup even more so. The additional of chestnut flour and ground hazelnuts add rich flavour and texture to the final product. This chocolate hazelnut yogurt cake was originally published on the Cook’n with Class website.

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Coconut Raspberry Eton Mess Valentines Day Mirabeau Desert Rosé 2018
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Try Raspberry-Coconut Eton Mess for an Easy Dessert

The typical ingredients in this dessert are cream, meringue and strawberries. For this version –  Coconut Eton Mess with Raspberries and Chocolate, we substituted raspberries instead of strawberries (the local ones are not typically available in Provence until June).

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Lemon Lavender Cornmeal Cake Olive OIl Cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lemon Lavender Buttermilk Cornmeal Olive Oil Cake a Sweet Finish

This quick bread has all the tasty elements of Provence – a bit of citrus, a hint of lavender and flavourful olive oil. The inspiration for this sweet lemon, lavender cake comes from a recipe by Nicole Riegl

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Clafoutis Muscat Grapes @ATableenProvence
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Clafoutis with Muscat Grapes

Clafoutis is a classic dessert in Provence. Traditionally it’s made with cherries, but it is completely acceptable to use fruit that is in season.

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Cookies Christmas Croquants with Vin Cuit
Christmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Croquants – Croquets a Provencal Christmas Dessert Recipe

This crunchy little cookie biscuit is the French version of the Italian Biscotti or Biscotto. Delightfully good served with your favourite tea or coffee or let’s be honest completely on their own.

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Mandarin Cardamon infused Almond Cake
Cakes & CookiesChristmas & HolidayDessertMirabeau WinesProvencal Recipes

Mandarin and Cardamon Infused Almond Cake

A delicious and colourful cake full of the flavours of Christmas markets, perfect with tea to brighten up a cold day, or as a light and joyful desert after a nice meal. It’s not only easy to make with very standard ingredients it also keeps very nicely for a few days, as the infusion of Mandarin and Cardamon syrup keeps it perfectly moist and preserved

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Tart of Provencal Pears and Chocolate
DessertGary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal Recipes

Easy Tart Provencal Pears and Chocolate

This is a really easy recipe for a scrummy chocolate tart and the addition of the pears offsets the richness of the dark chocolate. Better still, the whole dessert can be prepared the day before and kept in the fridge.

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Fig Tart Orange Flower Custard
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

When Life Gives You Figs – Make a Fig Tart with Orange Flower Custard

What is your go-to dinner party hostess gift? A bottle of wine of course is an easy option. Flowers are nice, but then the hostess needs to scramble to find a vase and arrange the bouquet, which might not be practical. This is what David shared in his post about …

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Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart
DessertMartine Bertin-PetersonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart Dessert for Fall

This recipe for Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart is simple to make and will have your guests asking for second helpings.

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