Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing spring-summer salad to serve with your dinner?  On the last Pitcher & Powell Culinary Adventure to Marrakech, we learned to make this simple, yet stunning sweet cucumber salad!  The only ingredient that you may not have on hand but can be ordered from a …

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Apple Tarte Tatin Dessert Finished
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Apple Tarte Tatin a Classic French Dessert

The culinary origin of the apple tarte Tatin (aux pommes) is rooted in Lamotte-Beuvron, a small town France’s Loire Valley and the Hôtel Tatin.

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Classic French Apple Tart
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a Classic French Apple Tart

There is something je ne sais quoi about a classic French Apple Tart, actually that is not true. I know exactly what it is about this French dessert that is so attractive. The fruit is always perfectly cut, and artfully arranged. However, the key to a French fruit tart, in my view, is the effect of the glaze – the dessert sparkles.

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Moroccan Carrot Salad Recipe
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Moroccan Carrot Salad from Marrakesh

One of the recipes that we made in the first cooking class was this carrot salad. Enjoy the flavours of Morocco!

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Fig Buttermilk Tart
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fig Buttermilk Tart Made Easy

Sometimes you have to wonder why great chefs don’t cut corners. I suppose that is why I am a cook and not a chef because occasionally it just makes sense to skip a step for the same taste result. The recipe for this Fig and Buttermilk Custard Tart is a …

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Steak Chocolat Sauce Recipe Steak au Chocolate
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Steak au Chocolat a Sauce Recipe for Friends

This chocolate-based sauce for the steak adds a slightly decadent finish to the grilled meat. The sauce worked well in a pairing with the Hermitage La Petite Chapelle (2012) from Paul Jaboulet-Aîné, a red wine from the Northern Rhône Valley.

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Winter Dinner Party Menu Roasted Pears with Crème Anglaise
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Roasted Pears with Crème Anglaise for Dessert

Pears are a fruit that is well-suited to desserts like this one with Roasted Pears and Crème Anglaise.

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Chocolate Sea Salt Shortbread Sablé Fleur de Sel
Cakes & CookiesDessertGuest PostProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Chocolate Sea Salt Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Sablés with Fleur de Sel. Shortbread is called sablé because the texture is a little crumbly like sand. Warning! This delicious cookie a combination of dark chocolate and sea salt might be hard to keep around your kitchen for very long.

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Plum Tart Dessert Plum Streusel
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Make this Plum Tart  for Dessert

Good news, plums are healthy, full of vitamins and low in calories. However, since I cannot resist buying the fresh plums and apricots at the farmers market, it was time to make something with all the fruit. Enjoy this plum tart.

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Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe

This grilled steak sandwich is something that we tend to eat in the summer months, or perhaps on a warm fall day. I decide to prepare this sandwich with my homemade focaccia

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