Slow-Cooked Spring lamb and Peas
LambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Slow-Cooked Spring Lamb and Fresh Peas

Spring lamb and fresh peas will always be my go-to recipe for Easter. This combination is the culinary equivalent of putting away your winter coats. Fortunately, now that I live on the French Riviera, I no longer have to worry about heavy winter jackets. In Provence, the lamb is grass-fed and delicious.

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Le Grand Aioli Provence Recipe
Cook'n with ClassFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Le Grand Aioli is a Provencal Classic Recipe

Aioli (aïoli) is a popular sauce in the South of France. Made with olive oil, potato and egg yolk, the recipe for this garlic mayonnaise follows. Le Grand Aioli describes the main course where the aioli sauce compliments a selection of seasonal vegetables and fish.

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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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Mushroom Truffle Omelette
Lunchtime MealsPetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Quick Mushroom Truffle Omelette for Two

The beautiful thing about eggs is you can eat them for any meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner. Egg dishes are generally quick to make, like this Mushroom and Truffle Omelette recipe.

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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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Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce Wasabi Potatoes
Cook'n with ClassFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce

Seared Salmon with Red Wine Shallot Sauce and Wasabi Mashed Potatoes is Chef Eric’s “Signature Dish” from his days as Food & Beverage manager at Lowes Hotel Vogue in Montréal.

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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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Crispy Salmon Valentine's Day mint pea salad GlendonWW @MirabeauWine
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Rosé and Crispy Salmon for Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing

Serve salmon fillets with pea and mint salad and roasted baby potatoes, and optional lemon slices, alongside Mirabeau Rosé for a romantic dinner for two. #BonAppetite! Wishing you all a special Valentine’s Day filled with rosé coloured glasses!

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Lamb Stew Navarin d’Agneau
Cook'n with ClassLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lamb Stew with Root Vegetables (Navarin d’Agneau)

Local free-range lamb is easy to find in Provence, so there are many typical dishes that you will find on menus. Navarin d’Agneau is a traditional slow-cooked stew made with root vegetables.

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Potimarron Red Kuri Squash Puree
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Squash Puree With Cumin a Cool Weather Side Dish

his recipe for squash puree can be prepared with butternut, potimarron or even acorn. Play with the cumin to suit your taste, but we like the slightly exotic flavour from the spice.  Serve this side dish with slow-roasted roasted meat or poached fish.

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