Sunken Pear Cake Versunkener Apfelkuchen
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

What to do with all those Pears? Make Sunken Pear Cake

It is a funny thing when you start to think about how recipes change and evolve. My grandmother almost never followed a recipe, yet her Christmas cake never failed her…mine is a different story. Kuchen is the German word for cake, and this recipe for Sunken Pear Cake is David’s slight …

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Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes
Cakes & CookiesDessertMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Sweet Treats Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes Bursting with Provencal Flavour

Lemon Olive Oil Mini Cakes as individual servings. You can, of course, make the same batter and bake as a single large cake. Personally, I love this recipe as it combines the flavours of Provence in one tiny (delightful) package – lemons, thyme, olive oil.

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Madelines French Recipe @ATableenProvence
Cakes & CookiesDessertPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Madeleines a Classic French Recipe that are Easy to Make

However the reality is many recipes are quick and easy to make including these classic Madelines. Baked off fresh right before serving is best and easy to do. This recipe is courtesy of Daniel Boulud, but I added a little vanilla. I love vanilla

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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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Peach Frangipane Tart #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Peach Frangipane Tart

The frangipane tart is easy to prepare and you can use any fruit that is in season, although we love it with apricots.

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Ingredients for Tomato Jam by @Hildast
CondimentHilda StearnProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Would you like to try some Tomato Jam

Hilda visited Forcalquier with some friends in the fall and stayed at a charming B&B. The cool temperatures in Haute Provence allowed for some local exploring and a bit of eating. Keep reading to learn about tomato jam: Breakfast in France is so very different to home, and this was …

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