Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Warm Goat Cheese Salad with a Lemony Vinaigrette

Warm goat cheese salad or salade de chevre chaude appears on many restaurant menus, and it’s easy to recreate just follow the recipe below.

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Steak au Poivre et echalotes
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Made in Marseille Steak au Poivre and Caramelized Shallots 

According to Marseille-based chef Giselle Philippi, why choose between pepper steak and steak with shallots when you can have both? The chef’s recipe is featured in “Made in Marseille” by Daniel Young a cookbook

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Grilled Sourdough Tartines wearecookandbaker-griddled-ricotta-peach-basil-tartines-recipe
Lunchtime MealsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Picnic Perfect: Grilled Sourdough Tartines with Ricotta, Peach and Basil

This recipe is a delicious combination of savoury (sourdough), creamy (ricotta), sweet (peach and honey), and tangy (chicory, radicchio, vinegar). Enjoy a DIY open-faced sandwich in the sun with a crisp rosé from Provence.

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Angel Food Cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Egg Whites and Angel Food Cake with Citrus Sauce

Angel Food Cake is not a French creation. Although French chefs cannot claim the invention of this white sponge cake, they have always worked with the essential ingredients: stiff egg whites, cream of tartar, cake flour, and sugar. Stiffly, beaten egg whites are the key to the delicate light texture of souffles

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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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Pizza Recipe @ATableenProvence
AppetizerLunchtime MealsPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

How to Make Perfect Pizza Dough

My two favourites are mushroom with asiago and “tartiflette” with crème fraîche, caramelized onions, potatoes and lardons. When I go to Pizza Phil’s in Bédoin, and when I can’t get it, I make it myself. Perfect Pizza dough recipe (PDF) or print the version below.

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French Duck Spicy Noodles @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

French Duck with Spicy Noodles

As it is with all cultures, international flavours and dishes are adapted into your local cuisine with a loving and “tasteful” twist. And this dish is no exception. Local honey lends itself to this sweet and spicy favourite that is traditionally Asian inspired, but classically French in execution.

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Pear and Honey Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pears and Honey in One Sweet Tart Recipe

Light flaky butter short crust pastry teeming with sweet caramel honey flavoured pear cubes topped with ice cream or crème fraiche,

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Lemon Madeleines #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Lemon Madeleines

While the origin of this little spongecake or “teacake” that is served as a cookie is still widely debated today, one thing is for certain madeleines are a light, sweet and aromatic taste experience.

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Dark Chocolate Ganache Apricot dessert @CooknwithClass @PerfProvence
Cook'n with ClassDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Apricots with Dark Chocolate Ganache and Tarragon

This recipe was the grand finale of a market cooking class at Cook’n with Class in Uzès. The dessert can be made with other stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums) or even with strawberries. However, the key is that the stone fruit should not be overly ripe, as the ingredients naturally create a juice.

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