Pâté Recipe Pork and Chicken Livers
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pâté Recipe with Pork and Chicken Livers

This recipe from the kitchen of Anne Challier is really a French cuisine classic. Pâté fois de volaille is easy to make in advance and perfect for an appetizer or a picnic.

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Butternut Squash Soup
Barbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Butternut Squash Soup – Velouté de Butternut

This Butternut Squash Soup might become your “go-to” for cool fall days. It requires very little preparation and only four ingredients. The heat of your oven will keep you warm while you wait.

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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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Blue Goat Cheese and Pear Timbales @Cocoa&Lavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Goat Blue Cheese and Pear Timbales a Light Starter Course

This recipe combines sharp, creamy blue goat cheese and ripe Anjou pears in a lovely savoury flan or timbales. The Anjou pear is also called the Genovian pear (in Italy), and perhaps that is a good example of the transferability of the language of cooking. A timbale in French cuisine is a sweet or savoury, custard-like recipe that is cooked in a cylindrical pan or bottomless dish (flan ring). In Italian, the same dish is called a Timballo.

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Spicy Parsnip Soup @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Spicy Parsnip Soup for Cooler Months

Parsnip and garlic take center stage in this rich and creamy soup and the spice is up to you with the addition of the red chili pepper.

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Pork Chops Gratinee Recipe
David Scott AllenMain CoursePorkProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pork Chops Gratinée Recipe Inspired by Cabbage Soup

I posted one of my favorite recipes for a Baked Cabbage Soup; it is an addictive combination of pancetta, bread, cabbage, and cheese. More recently, Susan (from the Provence WineZine) shared a recipe for Pork Chops Gratinée, which really reminded me of the soup.

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Saffron Chicken Potato Courgette Bake Mirabeau Wine
Main CourseMirabeau WinesPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Saffron Chicken with Potato and Courgette Bake

This savoury recipe for Saffron Chicken comes from the Mirabeau Wine kitchen in the Var. The chicken is matched with an easy side dish of potato and courgette (zucchini).

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Pear and Honey Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pears and Honey in One Sweet Tart Recipe

Light flaky butter short crust pastry teeming with sweet caramel honey flavoured pear cubes topped with ice cream or crème fraiche,

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Cherry and Almond Clafoutis @masdaugustine
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Classic Clafoutis Recipe with Almonds and Cherries of Provence

Ground almonds add a touch of richness to an already delightful clafoutis with sweet sun ripened cherries topped with crème fraiche or crème anglaise.

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Sweet Brioche Pudding Passion Fruit Cream @Masdaugustine
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Sweet Brioche Pudding Recipe

We all love bread and butter pudding, especially when the weather is cold and miserable, but making it with brioche makes it taste even better. And serving it with a passion fruit cream gives a great flavour combination.

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