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Cozy Fall Dinner Party Menu with Love from Provence

Depending on where you live “Fall might be in the air.”

Certainly, in most places in the northern hemisphere, the days are markedly shorter, the leaves are changing colours to rich, warm tones (reds, oranges and yellows). The harvest is done for most kitchen gardens, ahead of the of frosty days. In Provence, the grapes are harvested and starting to become the next vintage. Bright root vegetables are on display in local markets. Foragers search for mushrooms in their “secret” spots.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Our regular contributor Martine Bertin-Peterson is a busy lady. When she is not planning and leading her Gout et Voyage small-group culinary tours of Provence (details here), she is teaching marketing to university students and running customised cooking classes.

Braised Short Ribs Fall Recipe

We thank (and you might too) Martine for taking the time to share some of her fall recipes and curate our Fall Dinner Party Menu from Provence.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Tarte aux Prunes

Designed for a fall weekend dinner with friends this menu includes three delicious courses. Make the soup and short ribs in advance and slowly reheat them both while you are enjoying a cocktail. The finishing touch is the sweet tarte aux prunes.

Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart

Bon appétit!

If you would like to have a PDF copy of this menu, please contact us.

For more seasonal recipes explore our Tastes of Provence section, and put together your own menu.

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Fall Diner Party Menu Provence

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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride at six months of age was her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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