Raspberry Tart with Almond Crust
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Recipe for a Delicious Raspberry Tart with an Almond Crust

Gilles Conchy is the smiling face behind the Provence Gourmet. This is his recipe for Raspberry Tart with an Almond Crust. This is an easy dessert to make. The fresh raspberries and hint of mint give it a summer feel.

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Calisson d'Aix Almond Candy
Cakes & CookiesCarolyne Kauser-AbbottDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Calisson d’Aix a Sweet Almond Candy with a Long History

Calisson d’Aix is a specialty candy from Aix en Provence made with almonds, melon and citrus paste. The actual origin of the recipe is most likely from Italy. The following recipe does not follow the same exacting industry standards, but is a fun “Sunday project” with a sweet result.

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Chocolate Macarons
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Chocolate Macarons with Chocolate Ganache a Sweet French Treat

There are a few steps to make French-style chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache filling, but it is a fun hands-on recipe and one that your family (and guests) will thank you for making the effort.

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Fig Tart with Marzipan #FigRecipes @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fig Tart with Marzipan

This recipe for a delicious fig tart comes from our friend Nito Carpita, a classically trained chef. The figs are baked in a sweet custard – just try to resist!

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Roasted Apricot Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Apricot Tart with Almond Crust

This recipe from Gilles – the Provence Gourmet – is an easy dessert made with two ingredients from Provence; apricots and almonds. Follow this link to understand more about Ancient Apricots in Provence. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.  

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