Baba au Rhum #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Celebration Recipe Baba au Rhum

A French classic Baba au Rhum: A soft spongy cake soaked in aromatic aged rum and topped with fresh whipped cream.

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Chocolate Mendiant Tart Recipe Christmas @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Chocolate Delight Mendiant Tart

This dessert is perfect for Chocolate Mendiant Tart lovers. It combines dark chocolate, dried fruit and nuts into a decadent finish to any meal.

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Green Olive Cake Cake aux Olives Vertes @GingerandNutmeg
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Understanding Provence’s Olives and Green Olive Cake

A quick and delicious appetizer bread that’s easy to make and even easier to eat! A savoury delight with salted olives, rich smoky duck breast and creamy bites of Gruyère. A must for your next dinner party.

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Sea Bream Fillet Dorade Courgette Pancake Recipe @MasdAugustine
Fish & SeafoodGary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Recipe from the South Sea Bream and Zucchini Pancakes

Light and crispy baby zucchini pancakes adorned with a warm flaky filet of fish surrounded by a drizzle of fresh tomato coulis.

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Savoury Tart Courgette Parma Ham Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Savoury Tart Recipe: Courgette and Parma Ham

The freshness of the season’s first courgettes married with the saltiness of the parma ham and parmesan cheese, baked to perfection in a fluffy egg delight on a flaky round of puff pastry.

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Lemon Tart tarte au citron #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lemon Tart A Fine Sweet Sour Balance

This lemon tart (tarte au citron) is an easy and beautiful dessert that even the most beginner cook should attempt.

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Crêpes Suzette #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a French Classic Crêpes Suzette

Crepe suzettes many not be classical tastes of Provence, but we could not resist this recipe from Cocoa and Lavender.

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financier aux courgettes @GoutetVoyage
AppetizerMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A perfect late summer appetizer – Financiers aux Courgettes (Zucchini Financiers)

Financiers aux Courgettes – little zucchini cakes – fit the pot luck bill perfectly. Typically in French cuisine, a financier is a small, airy cake, often with an almond flour base, that is eaten for dessert. I prefer savoury financiers which lend themselves to a myriad of combinations – sausage and cheese, spinach and cheese, olive, walnuts and cheese

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Lemon Madeleines #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Lemon Madeleines

While the origin of this little spongecake or “teacake” that is served as a cookie is still widely debated today, one thing is for certain madeleines are a light, sweet and aromatic taste experience.

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