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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Eygalieres market Butternut Squash Soup
Provencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Fall Soups a Recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Mushrooms and Hazelnuts

This recipe for Butternut Squash Soup comes from Gilles at Provence Gourmet. It is perfect for the cooler weather months and a dish you might make in one of his cooking classes in the Fall.

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Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart
DessertMartine Bertin-PetersonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart Dessert for Fall

This recipe for Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart is simple to make and will have your guests asking for second helpings.

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fennel Langoustine Ragoût
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Impress your Guests with a Fennel and Langoustine Ragoût with Saffron

Ragoût of Fennel and Langoustine with Saffron for a dinner party? This savoury “stew” is served on little boxes of puff pastry. Inspired by Provence, David decided on a pink-theme for their dinner starting with a potted salmon appetizer and this served this impressive seafood main course.

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Duck Confit Hash Cake
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

David’s Recipe for Duck Confit Hash and Eggs

Rich and decadent come to mind when eating this delicious brunch sensation. Silkie eggs take center stage atop succulent duck and veggie hash surrounded by sweet and sour cherry pearls.

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Poulet Foret aux Truffes @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Chicken and Truffles

Succulent chicken cooked in rich and deep flavoured Madeira, with mushrooms and shallots in a cream sauce decadently adorned with earthy, fragrant truffles.

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sole and salmon-tresse in orange butter sauce
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Special Night Seafood – Salmon and Sole Braids in Orange Butter Sauce

Delicate salmon and sole in braids gently poached in white wine and covered with a light and fresh orange butter cream sauce.

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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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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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