Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.

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Walking in Provence East #Provence #Hiking
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreStay Fit

Two Guidebooks for Walking in Provence

Fancy a walk through lavender fields? Do you want to get away from the crowds on the coast? Did you know there are 60 kinds of orchids in one national park? In two recently published guidebooks Walking in Provence East and Walking in Provence West by author Janette Norton, you …

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Croix de Fer Provence
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Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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Jill Steenhuis at Easel Cassis #Artist #Provence
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Cezanne’s Provence Painted by Artist Jill Steenhuis Part 1

Jill Steenhuis is an American artist who has lived just outside of Aix-en-Provence for 30 years. Jill paints en plein air (outside) the way Cezanne did much of his work. Inspired by this master painter and one of very few artists with access to Château Noir Jill agreed to share …

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Taking Root in Provence Book cover #Provence #Books
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireProvencal History & Traditions

Christmas in Provence

Dutch-born Anne-Marie Simons is a traveller. She studied in Paris, worked in Brussels and then moved to the United States where for a long time she worked only to support her travel-bug. Today, Anne-Marie and her husband Oscar reside in Aix-en-Provence where she continues to hone her writing. The following …

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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse #Lyon @bfblogger2013
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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse and New Chausseurs

Day Two in Lyon was a rainy day, so a perfect time to do some shopping. Not that I need an excuse to shop! The first stop was the city market in Lyon, known as “Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.” The outside of the building is less than thrilling; …

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Bouchon Lyonnais via @bfblogger2013 Lyon
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Lyon Day One: Hog Heaven

It took less than three hours for mon fils and I to find a restaurant in Lyon that’s worth writing home about. We arrived by train at five in the afternoon and we were ordering “bouchon lyonnaise” style at the Bouchon de l’Opera by eight. Lyon, France is famous for …

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Mussels Provencal Moules farcies à la provençale via @ProvenceCook
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Fresh Mussels Provencal Style by Provence Gourmet

Where Paris restaurants trip over themselves to serve up Belgium-style, (that might raise a few French eyebrows) moules-frites to the tourist crowd, Provencal chefs are happy with their variations. Mussel farming is the highest volume shellfish industry in Europe. However, it is by no means contemporary, shellfish cultivation on wooden …

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About Perfectly Provence Digital Magazine

About Perfectly Provence

Welcome to Perfectly Provence, the food, travel and lifestyle magazine for the South of France and the French Riviera. Our audience includes visitors and residents who want authentic experiences and high-quality content.   Provence is a place that many hope to visit “one day.” And we hope that you do!   …

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Photographer and Writer Paul Shawcross Shares his Provence

France got in the way of Spain. That might be the way Paul Shawcross would describe his first taste of France in 1979. His plan was to drive through France en-route to discovering Spain. He stopped at a campground in Millau, part of the amazing Tarn River Gorge. It was …

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