Benvengudo Hotel Exterior Les Baux
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Benvengudo means Welcome to our Hotel in Provencal

Just below the famous hilltop fortress of Les Baux sits the boutique luxury hotel Benvengudo.  The name means “welcome” in the local language and it couldn’t be more appropriate. Walking into the manicured grounds of Benvengudo is like stepping back in time, to a more simple and gracious era.  The …

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Jardin des Alpilles Secrets of St Remy
Keith Van SickleMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Discover the Secrets of St-Remy: Best Fruits and Vegetables

Contributor blog post by Keith Van Sickle: One of the glories of Provence is the fresh produce. And in St.-Rémy, the best place to get it is at the Wednesday market. Every week, dozens of vendors set up shop throughout the charming town center, selling fruits, vegetables, olives, cheeses, lavender …

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tarte aux tomates Tastes Provence
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

A Perfectly French Lunch Tarte aux Tomates

Celebrate summer with this light and savoury tart highlighting the season’s best tomatoes. David made the Tarte aux Tomates to celebrate July 14th – Bastille day – a summer lunch. Once you have tasted this perfect combination of summer produce with mustard and cheese you will want to make it over and …

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Frozen Nougat Recipe
Cook'n with ClassDessertFlans, PuddingsProvencal RecipesTaste

Summer Dessert Perfection in a Frozen Nougat with Nuts

One dessert that we absolutely love is the frozen nougat with its almonds, hazelnuts & pistachio. A great dessert that can even be made in advance (even by several months), if well wrapped. Make it as an individual dessert or as a terrine.

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Provençal Honey
Cheryl ShufflebothamLocal Food ProducersTaste

In the Pursuit of Local Provençal Honey Fresh from the Farm

Need a break from wine tasting? How about Provençal honey tasting? Although, I don’t think anyone tires of wine tasting, especially when in Provence and having access to Côtes du Rhône wine in abundance. But the honey in Provence is divine, with hints of lavender, thyme, rosemary, chestnut, and acacia. …

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French Cooking Online Classes Table in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

A Recipe Collection from the South of France the Tastes of Provence – Recipe Index

There is no question that the food in Provence ranks highly in culinary circles for its “farm-to-table” style. The Mediterranean climate and arable soil are favourable towards the popular “eat local” philosophy. Produce found at authentic farmers’ markets follows the seasons, and fresh fruit arrives in waves during the harvest …

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la Bastide de Marie Luberon
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

La Bastide de Marie Nestled Among the Vines in the Luberon

Just outside the village of Menerbes lies an 18th-century residence nestled among 57 acres of vines, surrounded by cypress and olive trees, and scented with rosemary and lavender bushes all around. La Bastide de Marie is an intimate, luxury farmhouse—a Provençal oasis in the Luberon to be discovered. Read Cobblestones …

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Prints of Provence cotton fabric Markets
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Discover the History of the Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes”

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians, and outlawed in France become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today, just seem to shout “southern France.” They are decorated with cicadas, olives, …

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Duck Confit Hash Cake
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

David’s Recipe for Duck Confit Hash and Eggs

Rich and decadent come to mind when eating this delicious brunch sensation. Silkie eggs take center stage atop succulent duck and veggie hash surrounded by sweet and sour cherry pearls.

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