Braised Bison Stew with Silk Road Spices
BeefGuest PostMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Braised Bison Stew with Silk Road Spices

the scent of this stew as our native Albertan bison simmers the day away in a slow cooker filled with the warmest flavours spices can impart. If you can’t access bison, as we can here in Western Canada, beef will be a wonderful substitute.

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Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks
David Scott AllenLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks

Great lamb is easy to find in Provence, most of which is organic, and grass-fed. This recipe, for Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks, brings together the best of this complex middle-eastern cuisine. The flavours of Persia combine sweet, sour, savoury, hot, floral, and earthy into a subtle taste explosion.

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B’stila b’djej Recipe
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

B’stila b’djej Recipe a Traditional Dish from Morocco

You don’t need to spend much time at the Marseille airport or at the city’s Noailles market (le marché des Capucins) to sense a strong North African influence in the region. At the market, you can shop for all the ingredients that you need for this B’stila b’djej recipe

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Grilled​ ​Peaches​ ​​Honey​ ​Cinnamon​ ​Mascarpone​ Recipe
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Grilled​ ​Peaches​ ​with​ ​Honey​ ​and​ ​Cinnamon​ ​Mascarpone​ Recipe

This recipe for grilled peaches has all the tasty notes of summer – fresh stone fruit, local honey and fresh cheese. Pair this dessert of caramelised peaches with the delicate peachy notes of Etoile rosé go perfectly with this light and elegant dessert

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Spicy Carrot Goat Cheese Pâté 
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Spicy Carrot Goat Cheese Pâté a Recipe for those Bits in the Fridge

We all agree that food waste is terrible, and in North America where shopping for many tends to involve large format stores with bulk packaging…often we buy too much. Even if you are a conscious shopper and dedicated cook like David sometimes there end up being some leftover bits in the fridge. Now, in Cocoa & Lavender’s kitchen nothing gets wasted so he created this recipe for spicy carrot goat cheese pâté.

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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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