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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Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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Fruit Desserts almonds @ProvenceCook
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Two Easy Fruit Desserts

The Provence Gourmet shares two easy recipes for fruit salads; a nectarine fruit salad with mint and a “slice of autumn” version with pears and almonds. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes.

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Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.  

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Poached Pears Poires au vin Cooking Classes @ProvenceCook
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provence Gourmet: Red Wine Poached Pears

The startling colour of red-fleshed pears makes this easy, elegant dessert a crowd pleaser. It is a perfect fall dessert, combining the late season fruit with red wine. The pears can be served on their own or with a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. This recipe was provided …

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