Prawn Avocado Mango Salad @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Summer Salad: Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This is a lovely light seafood starter for a summer dinner party, the colour combination (prawns, mango and avocado) looks very pretty on a white plate and most of it can be prepared ahead of time. You will need individual metal rings to create the stacked presentation.

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fennel Langoustine Ragoût
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

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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Roast Lamb Recipe Agneau juste a temp @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Easy Roast Lamb Recipe

Garlic and Rosemary infused tender leg of lamb cooked to perfect pink served with bright blanch vegetables. A must for your next dinner party or gathering.

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Green Olive Cake Cake aux Olives Vertes @GingerandNutmeg
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

Understanding Provence’s Olives and Green Olive Cake

A quick and delicious appetizer bread that’s easy to make and even easier to eat! A savoury delight with salted olives, rich smoky duck breast and creamy bites of Gruyère. A must for your next dinner party.

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Summer Entertaining in Provence Apero dinatoire
Provencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste

Best Summer Entertaining in Provence Apéro Dînatoire

With the summer heat in Provence, I find that an apéro dînatoire is the best way to entertain. I prepare all the dishes in advance except a fig and onion mini puff pastry. Then, 30 minutes before guests arrive, I put out my spread and pop the pastry hors d’oeuvre …

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Market Apricots Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food ProducersTaste

Loving the Apricot Season in Provence and Recipes

I think that apricots are one fruit that signals the arrival of summer in Provence. Stonefruit apricot or the Latin name Prunus sect. Armeniaca, are related to plums. The fruit grows on a small tree, about the same size as an olive tree. While it’s not unusual to see apricot …

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St-Rémy Take Out Chez les Frangins logo
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

St-Rémy Take Out: Eating Well and No Cooking Required!

There’s a new place in St-Rémy-de-Provence that’s perfect for tourists and locals alike. Chez les Frangins (At the Brothers’ Place) is an artisanal rotisserie with everything you need for a delicious dinner at home or a picnic under a shady tree. Brothers Paul and Victor Granier opened their shop less …

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Tables and Tastes of Provence Recipe Index
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

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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Mirabeau Festive Gin Fizz
DrinksMaison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste

A Festive Gin Fizz Cocktail for the Holidays

Get into the festive spirit (pun intended!) with this delicious cocktail featuring Mirabeau Dry Gin! A holiday cocktail is a perfect way to enjoy some time spent with your loved ones. Enjoy this sweet and lightly spiced beverage as a way to celebrate one of the most festive times of …

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Winter in Provence Events Calendar La Rotonde Christmas Aix-en-Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Winter in Provence Events Calendar 2022

Winter Festivals and Events in Provence What is winter like in Provence? It’s a good question. So, many images of the South of France are summer scenes; ribbons of blooming lavender fields, glasses of rosé with beads of condensation and beautiful people in enjoying their holidays. Perhaps wintertime in Provence garners less …

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