White Bean Chicken Confit Cassoulet
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Cassoulet from Southern France

This “faux” cassoulet recipe appeared in the February 2016 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. I have prepared it several times to rave reviews from family and friends. Like a traditional cassoulet, it is a meal-in-a-dish and requires only a side salad, a robust red wine and perhaps a fruit dessert to complete the meal. It is perfect for cold winter evenings.

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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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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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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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Butternut Squash Soup with Pan-Fried Scallop @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Fall Soup Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup with Roast Scallops

This is a lovely velvety soup garnished with sautéed scallops and crispy bacon lardons. Perfect as a starter for a winter dinner party, or a warming lunch with plenty of crusty French bread. If you can’t get scallops or don’t like them, replace with gently sautéed sliced mushrooms.

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fennel Langoustine Ragoût
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Impress your Guests with a Fennel and Langoustine Ragoût with Saffron

Ragoût of Fennel and Langoustine with Saffron for a dinner party? This savoury “stew” is served on little boxes of puff pastry. Inspired by Provence, David decided on a pink-theme for their dinner starting with a potted salmon appetizer and this served this impressive seafood main course.

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Tomato and Goat's Cheese Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Roast Tomato Tart with Goat’s Cheese

A light and flaky bed of puff pastry smothered in tomato and shallot relish with thick tomato slices and soft melted goat cheese.

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