Lemon Ricotta Cake luisa loiusa cake
Cakes & CookiesDavid Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lemon Ricotta Cake Inspired by Flavours of the South

In our house, this dessert is named after our friend Luisa and inspired by Louisa’s Cake from Castellina in Chianti. The tangy combination of lemon zest and fresh ricotta are a terrific balance with sweet apple and raspberry jam. Take a look at the original post “Heard it From a …

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Clafoutis Muscat Grapes @ATableenProvence
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Clafoutis with Muscat Grapes

Clafoutis is a classic dessert in Provence. Traditionally it’s made with cherries, but it is completely acceptable to use fruit that is in season.

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Truffled Devilled Eggs @ATableenProvence
AppetizerPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Truffled Devilled Eggs Taking your Mother’s Classic Recipe to Another Level

Devilled eggs might be one of the easiest appetizers to make. A bit old fashioned, this classic recipe was all the rage when our mothers were younger. However, the addition of truffle takes the recipe to a heightened level of sophistication. Truffled Devilled Eggs

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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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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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Lamb Chicken Couscous Recipe
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLambMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lamb and Chicken Couscous a Traditional Moroccan Recipe

Ras El Hanout is a spice blend essential to Moroccan cooking and critical for a traditional lamb and chicken couscous recipe. The name translated literally means ‘head of the shop’ for which actual mixtures vary, and in some cases, maybe closely guarded family secrets.

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Mushroom Tart
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mushroom Tart with Truffle Salt a Beautiful Recipe for Fungi Lovers

David’s original post for Mushroom Tart with White Truffle Salt. The white truffle is unique to Italy. Alba, in particular, is reputed to have the best of the “White Gold.” In Provence, the black truffle is typically found in the cooler, wetter months from November to early March.

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Fig Tart Orange Flower Custard
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

When Life Gives You Figs – Make a Fig Tart with Orange Flower Custard

What is your go-to dinner party hostess gift? A bottle of wine of course is an easy option. Flowers are nice, but then the hostess needs to scramble to find a vase and arrange the bouquet, which might not be practical. This is what David shared in his post about …

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Herbed Goat Cheese
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Herbed Goat Cheese or with Peppercorns for Relaxed Entertaining

Entertaining should be easy. Invite your neighbours over for drinks and serve this simple appetizer – goat cheese with herbs or peppercorns.

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