Seared Duck Breast
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Seared Duck Breast with Clementine-Pomegranate Beurre Blanc

Seared duck breast is quick and easy to cook. The meat is seared on high-temperature for about 5 minutes a side, then allowed to rest. However, the trick with duck is to create just the right sauce – fruity, savoury, wine or port. The inspiration for this recipe comes from Christmas flavours (citrus and pomegranate) and colours, and I served it for good friends during the holidays.

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Valentines Day Mirabeau Mushroom Provençal Herb Stuffed Chicken Breast
Main CourseMirabeau WinesPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mushroom and Provençal Herb stuffed Chicken Breast with Polenta and Potato purée 

This recipe combines some of the classic French flavours – chicken, wild mushrooms, cream and potato in a tasty main dish. None of the components take very long to prepare, and the polenta-potato purée can be made in advance to save time. Choose a selection of fresh wild mushrooms to enhance the flavour profile of this Provençal Herb stuffed Chicken Breast and enjoy!

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Valentines Day menu Mirabeau Beet Salmon Starter 2018
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Beet Carpaccio with Smoked Salmon and Pomegranate a Colourful Starter Course

This starter course with thinly sliced beets is a brightly-hued plate to start a meal. The deep-purple beets and bright pink salmon are festive and bursting with flavour.

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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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Trompette de la Mort Tarte Wild Mushroom Tart
Main CoursePaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Mushroom Season: Tarte aux Trompette de la Mort a Wild Mushroom Tart Recipe

his is a recipe Didi and I made up (mostly Didi!) when given an enormous bag of freshly foraged Trompette de la Mort mushrooms. It’s wonderful as a starter, but could easily be a full meal when paired with a nice salad. Any mushrooms will do, but wild mushrooms do seem to really make this. If you can’t be bothered to make the béchamel, it’s fine without.

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Chicken Pot Pie
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Recipe Variation for Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie

Think simple. Think quick. All the taste and comfort of a traditional chicken pot pie style casserole with much less time and effort.

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Provencal Braised Chicken Cannellini Beans
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Braised Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Chard

David to turn on his oven to make this Provencal Braised Chicken. The chard and cannellini beans alongside the chicken make for a colourful dish that will have your tastebuds thinking of Tuscany or Provence.

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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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Slow Roasted Rib of Beef @Masdaugustine
BeefGary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Hearty Fall Recipe with Slow Roasted Rib of Beef

Spend the day enjoying the wonderful aromas of what’s to come at dinner with this delicious slow roasted beef rib with a tangy mustard sauce. Sunday dinner at it’s finest.

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