Madeleines Salées Savoury Appetizer
AppetizerBarbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Everyone Loves Madeleines Salées Try this Savoury Version

This recipe for Madeleines Salées uses ingredients more typical of Provence – olive oil, tomatoes, cheese, basil and thyme. These little bites are perfect with some chilled Provencal rosé.

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Curried Chickpea Terrine de Pois Chiche au Curry Maison
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Curried Chickpea Terrine de Pois Chiche au Curry Maison

This curried chickpea terrine is simple to make, and the homemade curry adds an exotic flavour. Serve the terrine cold as an appetiser with chilled Provencal rosé or another beverage of your choice. Keep the homemade curry powder in a jar with a good seal, it will keep for an extended period, and you can use it in many recipes.

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Verrine Tricolore Bell Pepper Goat Cheese
AppetizerBarbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Verrine Tricolore a Bell Pepper and Goat Cheese Starter

Verrine appetisers and desserts remain popular in France. The idea of layering flavours and textures in a small glass vessel is visually appealing. Think of this recipe as a savoury parfait starter to serve with drinks or as the first course. I make this Verrine Tricolore with two different coloured bell peppers and fresh goat cheese.

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Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes
Cakes & CookiesDessertMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Sweet Treats Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes Bursting with Provencal Flavour

Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes as individual servings. You can, of course, make the same batter and bake as a single large cake. Personally, I love this recipe as it combines the flavours of Provence in one tiny (delightful) package – lemons, thyme, olive oil.

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Dry Classic Rosé Cocktail
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Summer Cool! Dry Classic Rosé Cocktail

Sometimes you just want a cool refreshing finish to the day. Drink mixologist Hee  Chung calls this a “rocktail” or a dry rosé cocktail. Chung’s creations can be viewed on his Instagram account “One Drink a Day.” His speciality is combinations of gin and wine. The hard part might be stopping at one.

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Recipe Arugula Pesto de Roquette
CondimentProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pesto de Roquette a Recipe for Arugula Pesto

Many traditional recipes for pesto include basil leaves, this variation from Danielle Jouval at Domaine Saint Jacques calls for fresh roquette. Arugula (roquette) pesto is bright and slightly peppery, it is an excellent condiment for a sandwich, barbequed meat or drizzled on the top of a tomato salad.

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Strawberry Tiramisu Dessert
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Strawberry Tiramisu a Sweet, Delicious Dessert

Strawberry season comes early in Nice. By mid-April, the first fragrant strawberries from the local hills grace the market in my neighbourhood. And as if fresh berries aren’t enough of a treat, this delightfully fluffy strawberry tiramisu never fails to impress. Vive la fraise!

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Red Currant Apricot Cake @LiveLoveProvence
Agathe ForestCakes & CookiesDessertTaste: Food & Drink

Apricot Cake a Delicious Reason to Celebrate Summer Fruit – Gâteau d’Abricots

Très vite fait, très vite mangé, ce gâteau est parfait pour tenir le rythme rapide de Juin. This apricot cake is quick to make and disappear even faster. This recipe is perfect for busy summer months when the stone fruit are ripest.

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Provencal Artichokes Goat Cheese Tapenade Recipe
François de MélogueProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade

Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade. The combination of fresh artichokes, goat cheese and tapenade translate into “Provence in a bite” to be enjoyed with some chilled rosé.

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Artichokes à la Barigoule Provencal Recipe
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Artichokes à la Barigoule a Classic Provencal Recipe

When perky artichokes announce the arrival of warmer weather, it is time to revisit Artichokes à la Barigoule a Provençal delight, rich, flavorful and complex. Fresh artichokes are usually available in local markets from spring through late summer. The garlic, carrots and fresh herbs give the dish its flavour. You can make this dish vegetarian by omitting the bacon.

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