Valentines Day menu Mirabeau Beet Salmon Starter 2018
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Beet Carpaccio with Smoked Salmon and Pomegranate a Colourful Starter Course

This starter course with thinly sliced beets is a brightly-hued plate to start a meal. The deep-purple beets and bright pink salmon are festive and bursting with flavour.

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Trompette de la Mort Tarte Wild Mushroom Tart
Main CoursePaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Mushroom Season: Tarte aux Trompette de la Mort a Wild Mushroom Tart Recipe

his is a recipe Didi and I made up (mostly Didi!) when given an enormous bag of freshly foraged Trompette de la Mort mushrooms. It’s wonderful as a starter, but could easily be a full meal when paired with a nice salad. Any mushrooms will do, but wild mushrooms do seem to really make this. If you can’t be bothered to make the béchamel, it’s fine without.

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Chicken Pot Pie
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Recipe Variation for Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie

Think simple. Think quick. All the taste and comfort of a traditional chicken pot pie style casserole with much less time and effort.

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Chicken Leek and Ham Pie @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Savoury Chicken, Leek and Ham Pie

Tender chicken and ham chunks with leeks in a creamy sauce topped with flaky puff pastry. Serve the pie with green beans, broccoli or peas and a large glass of white wine.

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Mushroom Tart
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mushroom Tart with Truffle Salt a Beautiful Recipe for Fungi Lovers

David’s original post for Mushroom Tart with White Truffle Salt. The white truffle is unique to Italy. Alba, in particular, is reputed to have the best of the “White Gold.” In Provence, the black truffle is typically found in the cooler, wetter months from November to early March.

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Roasted Carrot Soup @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Celebrate Fall Soup with a Roasted Carrot Soup

It’s the curl up with a good book soup. Smooth and creamy roasted carrots star in this dish with garlic and onions. A great make ahead soup to share with friends too.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Pan-Fried Scallop @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Fall Soup Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup with Roast Scallops

This is a lovely velvety soup garnished with sautéed scallops and crispy bacon lardons. Perfect as a starter for a winter dinner party, or a warming lunch with plenty of crusty French bread. If you can’t get scallops or don’t like them, replace with gently sautéed sliced mushrooms.

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Tomato Tarte Tatin @OurhouseinProvence
Lunchtime MealsOur House in ProvenceProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Perfect for Lunch in Provence Tomato Tarte Tatin

Highlighting the wonderful flavours of fresh Roma tomatoes and Oregano on a light and flaky tart shell served with crisp salad greens.
A Tomato Tarte Tatin.

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Prawn Avocado Mango Salad @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Salad: Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This is a lovely light seafood starter for a summer dinner party, the colour combination (prawns, mango and avocado) looks very pretty on a white plate and most of it can be prepared ahead of time. You will need individual metal rings to create the stacked presentation.

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Provencal Tomato Tart @AvignonGourmet
Lunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Pleasure: Recipe for Tarte fine aux Tomates

Sun kissed ripened tomatoes in a tarte aux tatin with a sharp Parmesan, sweet Mascarpone cheese and fresh basil spread, baked to perfection on light and flaky puff pastry.

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