White Bean Chicken Confit Cassoulet
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Cassoulet from Southern France

This “faux” cassoulet recipe appeared in the February 2016 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. I have prepared it several times to rave reviews from family and friends. Like a traditional cassoulet, it is a meal-in-a-dish and requires only a side salad, a robust red wine and perhaps a fruit dessert to complete the meal. It is perfect for cold winter evenings.

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Trompette de la Mort Tarte Wild Mushroom Tart
Main CoursePaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Mushroom Season: Tarte aux Trompette de la Mort a Wild Mushroom Tart Recipe

his is a recipe Didi and I made up (mostly Didi!) when given an enormous bag of freshly foraged Trompette de la Mort mushrooms. It’s wonderful as a starter, but could easily be a full meal when paired with a nice salad. Any mushrooms will do, but wild mushrooms do seem to really make this. If you can’t be bothered to make the béchamel, it’s fine without.

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Recipe Mediterranean chicken tomatoes olives lemon
Main CourseMirabeau WinesPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Entertaining a Recipe for Mediterranean Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives and Lemon

This gorgeous Mediterranean Chicken recipe was featured in Waitrose Weekend wines the other day, expertly paired by Philip Scholfield with a bottle of Pure.

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Lamb Chicken Couscous Recipe
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLambMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lamb and Chicken Couscous a Traditional Moroccan Recipe

Ras El Hanout is a spice blend essential to Moroccan cooking and critical for a traditional lamb and chicken couscous recipe. The name translated literally means ‘head of the shop’ for which actual mixtures vary, and in some cases, maybe closely guarded family secrets.

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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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Roasted Carrot Soup @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Celebrate Fall Soup with a Roasted Carrot Soup

It’s the curl up with a good book soup. Smooth and creamy roasted carrots star in this dish with garlic and onions. A great make ahead soup to share with friends too.

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Barley Salad Roasted Tomato and thyme
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Salad: Barley Salad with Roasted Tomato and Thyme

Tender beads of barley dancing among roasted tomatoes, garlic, onions and thyme then topped with salty black olives,

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Barbecue Beef Skirt Steak Recipe
BeefMain CourseMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Easy Barbecue Beef – Skirt Steak a la Provencal

One much overlooked cut of meat is skirt steak, cooked correctly it has so much flavour and the added benefit of being half the price of fillet.

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Pistou de Roquette Recipe Cuisine de Provence
Barbara SchuerenbergCondimentProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a Pesto with a Provencal Twist Pistou de Roquette

This recipe is a Provencal variation on traditional Italian basil pesto, without the cheese. The rocket (arugula), in place of basil, gives the pistou de roquette a fresh, tangy taste. This sauce is super quick to make and extremely versatile. Toss some pistou on just-cooked (and still hot) pasta. Or use …

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