Spicy Tuna Burgers
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Spicy Tuna Burgers a BBQ Treat

In Provence, it is quite common to see fresh tuna displayed on a fishmonger’s stand. So what to do with that fresh catch? Of course, there is the classic Salad Niçoise (click here for recipes) or light up the grill and enjoy the Asian flavours in this recipe for Spicy Tuna Burgers. “Most …

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Galettes de Crabe Crab Cakes
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Crab Cakes and Provencal Vermentino a Recipe for Galettes de Crabe 

Aromas are a funny thing. Almost like those dreams you are sure you will remember in the morning and then don’t, a scent can transport you to another place and time. In his blog post, “Recipes and Remembrance” David talks about a restaurant — Le Bec-Fin — that was once …

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Potted Salmon Recipe Cocoa and Lavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

English Origins for a French Style Potted Salmon Recipe

A dish of potted salmon might sound a little more British than French, but David’s idea was to create a pink-on-pink meal. The potted salmon appetizer led off the evening paired with a rosé from Mirabeau Wine.

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Cocoa and Lavender Cauliflower saffron soup
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Recipe for Cauliflower Saffron Soup    

Like everything that David Scott Allen prepares for his Cocoa & Lavender blog, he makes it look easy. In the case of soups, most recipes are relatively straightforward including this one. Cauliflower is the base for this dish, which can be prepared for vegetarians using a vegetable broth.

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Purple Haze Ravioli #tastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Purple Haze Ravioli a Pasta Recipe Inspired by Provence

Delicate homemade ravioli stuffed with tangy goat cheese and herbs, served with lavender-rosemary-infused brown butter with Marcona almonds and candied orange peel.

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Tomatoes with Bruccio quenelles
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Wonderful Side Dish Tomatoes with Provençal Herbs and Goat Cheese (Bruccio) Quenelles

The Provence Gourmet shares this wonderful side dish made with tomatoes and fresh herbs. Gilles uses Bruccio is a fresh goat cheese from the lovely island of Corsica, you can substitute with a ricotta if you cannot find this Corsican delicacy in your local stores.

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