Lamb Stew Navarin d’Agneau
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Lamb Stew with Root Vegetables (Navarin d’Agneau)

Local free-range lamb is easy to find in Provence, so there are many typical dishes that you will find on menus. Navarin d’Agneau is a traditional slow-cooked stew made with root vegetables.

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Restaurants Haut-Var
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Provence Living Top Picks for Restaurants in the Haut-Var

Sadly, restaurant meals do not always live up to our expectations for service, food quality, price and ambiance. We asked Susana Iwase Hanson the founder of Provence Living Cotignac for her top picks for restaurants in the Haut-Var. Why Visit Haut-Var The Haut-Var is filled with striking scenery, hilltop villages and …

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Visiting Var Kids Summer Kids in the Var
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Visiting the Var with kids this Summer? My top 10 things to do

Guest Post: by Susana Iwase Hanson of Provence Living Cotignac the website and online community for sharing information about Cotignac and its nearby villages. Discover how this accomplished lady and her family ended up in the beautiful town of Cotignac. It’s summertime in Provence and are her suggestions for ten (10) things …

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Gorges du Verdon Visit Var
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Day Tripping in the Var at Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers and Valensole

If you’re around in summer, enjoy this top travel tip that has something for everyone – from paddling about in Europe’s deepest canyon to enjoying a picturesque lunch and then finishing off in the fields of lavender. We recommend an early departure for the beaches near Aiguine, take the D957 …

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Chicken Pot Pie
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

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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Jewellery Exhibition Saignon
Artists Inspired by ProvenceInspireJulie Whitmarsh

Vernissage: What do you mean by Varnishing my Jewellery Exhibition? 

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: A couple of months ago a friend, who owns a beautiful property in the centre of Saignon offered me the chance to have a small Exhibition of my jewellery there this summer. Over the last couple of years I have started making jewellery from …

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Provençal Seafood Stew @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

A Variation on Provençal Seafood Stew

A satisfying and delicious bowl of comfort while at the same time not being heavy. The refreshing tomato and fish broth highlight the delicious levels of flavour from the capers, olives, fresh spinach and chile flakes with the seafood taking center stage.

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Boeuf Bourgignon @CocoaandLavender
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

A Provencal Variation of Boeuf Bourguignon

Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon is a traditional dish from the Burgundy region in France, but really can be made with any decent red wine. David’s variation makes it a little more Provencal.

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Grand Pensif #Antibes @AccessRiviera
Artists Inspired by ProvenceInspireRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Nicolas Lavarenne – À ciel ouvert – Antibes

From 19 June until 18 September 2016, Old Town Antibes (Vieil Antibes) will welcome 19 bronze sculptures from Niçois artist Nicolas Lavarenne. Lavarenne has exhibited in the region at St Paul de Vence, Château de la Napoule in Mandelieu, Menton and Roure with other works also displayed in New York, …

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