Smoky Cinnamon Salmon Mushroom Lentils
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mid-Week Meal in Minutes Smoky Cinnamon Salmon with Mushroom Lentils

This recipe for Smoky Cinnamon Salmon with Mushroom Lentils is a mid-week “go-to” favourite for many reasons, but the first is it can be made in under 30-minutes. The second reason is one of my favourite spices is Spanish smoked paprika, known in Spain as pimentón. Although you can use regular paprika or Espelette pepper (Piment d’Espelette) from the Pays Basque in France,

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salt and pepper calamari
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Salt and Pepper Calamari a Spicy Appetizer

Sometimes a sampling of little bites makes for a  more interesting evening than a single main course. The Spanish have this perfected with their culinary tradition of tapas and pintxos. We decided quite a while a go to celebrate the New Year (on Paris time) and to do so by tasting our way around the world, in small bites. This year was no different. The seafood themed plates started with skewered shrimp and ended with Salt and Pepper Calamari.

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Oven-Roasted Rabbit with Garlic and Herbes de Provence
Main CourseProvencal RecipesRabbitTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Simple Oven-Roasted Rabbit with Garlic and Herbes de Provence

Rabbit is often served in France as an alternative protein to chicken, pork or other meat. This oven-roasted rabbit is flavoured with garlic and herbs that are traditionally found in Provence. The recipe requires very little prep time and just like a roast chicken it will fill your home with savoury aromas.

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Fougasse Tomatoes Olives Peppers @SipTasteShare
BreadsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Fougasse the Provencal Version of Italy’s Focaccia

This recipe for Fougasse with Tomatoes, Olives, and Peppers is a hearty appetizer that your guests will love. Fougasse is a flat bread that you find in both sweet and savoury versions.

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Wild Mushroom Risotto @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

A Wild Mushroom Risotto Recipe after the Market

Celebrate mushroom season with a creamy al dente risotto highlighting those wild mushrooms. Enhanced with pancetta, shallots and crisp white wine, and garnished with sharp, salty Parmesan and fresh herbs.

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Fillet Sole Wild Mushrooms @Masdaugustine
Fish & SeafoodGary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fish and Fungi Recipe: Fillet of Sole with Wild Mushrooms

A quick and easy way to serve any white fish with the wonderful earthy offerings of the seasons wild mushroom bounty. Heightened only by the flavour and colour of saffron and tender courgettes. – Fillet de Sole with Wild Mushrooms

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Wild Mushroom Chicken Cassoulet cannellini Recipe
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Wild Mushroom Season in Provence a Chicken Cannellini Cassoulet Recipe

With the taste of an all day slow roasted cassoulet, this quick and easy version is great any day of the week. Tender chicken breasts with creamy cannelllini beans and wild mushrooms is a definite win at the table.

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Pork Chops Gratinee Recipe
David Scott AllenMain CoursePorkProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pork Chops Gratinée Recipe Inspired by Cabbage Soup

I posted one of my favorite recipes for a Baked Cabbage Soup; it is an addictive combination of pancetta, bread, cabbage, and cheese. More recently, Susan (from the Provence WineZine) shared a recipe for Pork Chops Gratinée, which really reminded me of the soup.

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Recipe Three Dips Perfect Summer Entertaining
AppetizerMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Three Dips Perfect for Summertime Entertaining

There is nothing like summer for easy, unfussy entertaining. These three dips – olive tapenade, a goat cheese version and a caviar of aubergine – are Mirabeau Wine adaptations of Provencal classics. Provence is often called a cold country with a hot sun because as soon as the sun’s down you …

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