Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
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Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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Provence Fresh Figs Recipes
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Savoury Recipe Duck Breasts with Figs

This main dish is a recipe from Hilda it is easy to prepare and a perfect savoury pairing with duck and figs.

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Duck skewers @TashaPowell
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Harvest in Provence a Recipe with Duck and Figs

This fig and shallot compote is perfect complement for seared duck breast or seared duck tenders.

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Tomatoes Recipes from Provence
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Favourite Tomatoes Recipes from Provence to Try this Summer

Staring at piles of heirloom tomatoes at a summer market in Provence will convince you that this fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) is native to the region. However typical tomatoes are today, according to Britannica, the plant’s origins lie in South America, arriving only in the early 16th century to …

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Tables and Tastes of Provence Recipe Index
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5 Easy Entertaining Ideas with Provencal Style

Regardless of whether cooking is your passion or not, entertaining should be enjoyable. Perhaps it is the climate in Provence that lends itself to outdoor dining, but generally, the traditional cuisine involves a few seasonal ingredients and simple techniques. Below we share five (5) easy entertaining ideas inspired by the …

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Winter Dinner Menu 2022 Wine Pairings
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Enter Today for a Chance to Win Acquiesce Wines

Perfectly Provence has partnered with Acquiesce Winery on two gift packages. Acquiesce Winery is a producer of French-style white and rosé wines in the heart of Lodi, California – Zinfandel country. Enter this contest today for a chance to win one of two packages of the featured bottles. This giveaway …

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Winter Dinner Menu 2022
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste

French Flavours a Winter Menu with Acquiesce Wines

We asked Susan Tipton of  Acquiesce Winery to curate our Winter Menu for 2022. She selected three French recipes (starter, main course, and dessert) and paired them with a selection of Acquiesce wines. This winter menu highlights the flavours of France along with California wine pairings. If you live in …

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French Soup Recipe with Chestnuts
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French Christmas Soup Made with Chestnuts

The holidays call for rich dishes full of flavour and lots of love. This quick and easy Christmas soup is packed full of sweet earthy flavours that you can pair with duck confit or shredded pork rillette (or even no meat at all, for the vegetarians!). Chestnuts are highlighted in …

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Festive Holiday Dinner Menu 2021
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Festive Holiday Dinner Menu from Provence

December is a festive time in Provence. At this time of the year, outdoor and indoor market stalls brim with hearty meats, fowl, shellfish, and winter vegetables. I hope you enjoy this Festive Holiday Dinner Menu with my favourite, and slightly decadent, dishes – foie gras, duck confit and chocolate …

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Chicken Fricassée à la Provencal
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Delicious Dinner Chicken Fricassée à la Provencal

Fricassée is a traditional French stew made with meat browned in butter, served in a delicate sauce made from stock. You can alternate the meat in this recipe with rabbit, veal, or duck for a dish easily mistaken for a gourmet meal. The sauce is bright and full of flavour. …

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