Eggplant Cakes Pesto Sauce Papeton Aubergines
AppetizerGuest PostProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Eggplant Cakes with a Pesto Sauce to Start the Evening

They prepared several delicious dishes for the evening, but these Eggplant Cakes in a Tomato Pesto Sauce were my favourite. You can serve this recipe as an appetizer, the first course for a dinner party or even at lunchtime with a green salad. Think of this as a savoury cake. Once the eggplant is cooked, simply combine with the rest of the ingredients and bake. The dish can be served with the pesto sauce (below), a tomato sauce or combine the two for a rich flavour experience.

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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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Swordfish Mediterranean-Style
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Swordfish with Mediterranean-Style Stuffing

This recipe for Involtini di Pesce Spada is Italian at its base; however, all of the ingredients found in Provence. It is not uncommon that the local fish vendor displays fresh espadon on their stand.

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Pine Nut Tart (Tarte aux Pignons)
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Provencal Dessert Pine Nut Tart (Tarte aux Pignons)

Tarte aux pignons or a pine nut tart is the Provencal version of pecan pie or walnut tart. The sweet base for the tart is a shortcrust pastry shell (pâte sablée) this dessert is a specialty from the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas.

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Cauliflower Salad Cilantro Pesto
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Super Sides: Cauliflower Salad with Cilantro Pesto

But, at Cook’n with Class we are not concerned about culinary superstars rather easy to follow recipes with delicious results.  Try this side dish of Cauliflower Salad with Cilantro Pesto with your Thanksgiving turkey or Christmas spread.

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Fig Tomato Salad Recipe @AtableenProvence
Paula KaneProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

A Fig and Tomato Salad Combining the Flavours of Summer in Provence

This simple salad recipe combines slightly tart tomatoes with sweet, fresh figs (from your own tree if you are lucky enough). The figs counter-balance the acidity in the late-season tomatoes, and the cheese although optional adds some extra, creamy roundness to the flavours.

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Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites
Barbara SchuerenbergMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Chicken Dish for Summer Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites

This chicken recipe combines the flavours of southern of the Mediterranean – basil, tomatoes, olive oil and pine nuts into a versatile main dish. You can serve Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites (chicken with caramelized tomatoes) hot or at room temperature. This recipe is simple to prepare, uses fresh ingredients and it is great for a picnic – a perfect summer dish.

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My Provençal Salade Recipe Chef Anne Challier
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

My Provençal Salad the Tastes of Eating Local in Provence

This salad plate is a cross between carpaccio and salad. Prepare the tapenade and pesto in advance. Shop for the fresh melon, lettuce leaves and tomatoes at the market in the morning and then plate the ingredients in time for lunch.

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La tourte sucree aux blettes @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

A Sweet way to cook with Swiss Chard – La Tourte aux Blette Sucrée

Swiss chard may not be something you typically think of an an ingredient for baking, but the subtle flavour adds texture to this sweet snack. Dusted with sugar this square is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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