Swiss Chard Pie Dessert from Nice
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Swiss Chard Pie a Sweet Dessert from Nice

Nice, France’s 5th largest city, was not always part of l’hexagone but rather part of Italy until 1860, when it was ceded to France under the Treaty of Turin. As a result, the local cuisine evolved from Italian and French culinary influences. Mediterranean ingredients such as almonds, olives, olive oil, …

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Food Lover? You Will Love Nice on the French Riviera

Nice is a city for food lovers. It is the only city in France with a wine appellation inside the city limits. The mild Mediterranean climate means fresh produce and ready access to seafood all year. Cuisine Nissarde is a culinary label that designates traditional recipes and restaurants that make …

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Beef Casserole Les Alouettes Sans Tete Niçoise Recipe
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A Beef Casserole from Nice les Alouettes sans Tête

There is little debate that most things sound better in French than in English, and this dish, les Alouettes sans tête (English: “larks without heads”), is one clear example. In this old Niçoise recipe, thin slices of beef are stuffed with a mixture and slow-cooked in a tomato-based sauce. Like …

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Butternut Squash Gratin de Courge
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Butternut Squash Gratin de Courge a Side Dish from Nice

Like many traditional recipes considered part of Cuisine Nissarde, gratin de courge is a dish you might find just as easily on a restaurant menu as in a grandmother’s kitchen in Nice. The recipe calls for courage, which is butternut squash. You can use other varieties of pumpkin, but best …

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Authentic Salade Niçoise Recipe Cuisine nissarde
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Discover the Authentic Salade Niçoise Recipe from Nice

La Salade Niçoise is a classic meal-sized salad (salade composée) with local, seasonal ingredients. As the name indicates, this salad originates from the French Riviera city of Nice, an attractive destination with vineyards within city limits and 10 kilometres of coastline. However, like many recipes, there are endless variations, but …

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Wine Tasting at the Vineyards of Bellet in the City of Nice

Looking at the Mediterranean while sipping a crisp glass of Rolle at a vineyard confirms the City of Nice’s enviable location on the French Riviera. Historians believe that wine grapes have grown in the vineyards of Bellet since Phocean mariners settled in Massalia (Marseille) and Nice near the Baie des …

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Nice by Heart, the French Riviera City Where I Live

Céline O’Donnell is a private tour guide and native of Nice, France. She has lived in this Côte d’Azur city for 40 years and now runs guided walking tours of her city through her company Nice by Heart. After studying and working in the design field in London, and extensive …

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Cuisine Nissarde an Interview with Alex Benvenuto of Nice

Born in Nice, Alex Benvenuto has lived in this French Riviera city for most of his life and is passionate about the local culinary traditions – the Cuisine Nissarde. The Côte d’Azur native has a diverse resume of educational, work, and leisure pursuits. After graduating with a Doctorate in Economics …

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10 Museums to Visit in Nice on the French Riviera

The French Riviera coast is lined with sandy and pebbled beaches, grand villas and designer gardens. Whether you arrive by car, plane, train or yacht, it is an attractive destination. While there is no lack of things to do along the Côte d’Azur, you want a dose of culture some …

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Coastal Walks Near Nice Along the French Riviera

Whether you arrived in Nice, France, by air, train, ship, or car, why not stretch your legs with a walk along the coastline? Generally, the following seaside walks are moderate and not too strenuous. Your reward with little effort is a collection of fabulous vistas. Coastal Walks Near Nice Maps …

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