Provence Summer Dinner Party Menu
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste: Food & Drink

Tastes of Provence a Summer Dinner Party Menu

It sounds, so cliché to talk about the abundant produce and fabulous markets in Provence, but the region is an absolute gift to culinary types. A present where no is wrapping required just a shopping basket and some inspiration. The seasons in Provence are marked by two things the variety …

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French Cooking Online Classes Table in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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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Perfectly Provence this week
ContributorsExplore: Travel in Provence

Discover the Perfectly Provence Contributors

Perfectly Provence is the name of this website; it is also a community of over 40 contributors each of whom has a personal connection to the region. The list includes expats who have chosen to make the South of France their home: Phoebe Thomas who writes about travel with kids, …

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duck-confit recipe @Goutetvoyage
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A warming winter recipe – Duck Confit

I held a terrific Goût et Voyage cooking class/dinner party this past Saturday night. My clients have a beautiful home and were gracious hosts. Our meal started with tapenade noire on baguette slices and Champagne. The salad featured wine poached pears, endive, gorgonzola and walnuts with a pear vinaigrette. The main course starred …

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Easy Apple Crumble Dessert
DessertMartine Bertin-PetersonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Apple Crumble for Dessert

I would be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t like the sweet aroma of baked apples, cinnamon and sugar. This Apple Crumble is easy to make for dessert.

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Provencal Goat Cheese Olives
Local Food Producers in ProvenceMartine Bertin-PetersonTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Staples Goat Cheese and Olives

Goat Cheese and Olives The Provencal diet is a Mediterranean one that relies heavily on local produce, seafood, cheese, olives and olive oil. In Provence, locals eat “de saison” focusing on what is in season and fresh at the market. A visitor to the area should certainly try some- if …

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Christmas Traditions Santons Provence
Inspire: Art & CultureMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal History & Traditions

Christmas Traditions the Santons of Provence

One thing that always warms my heart during the holidays in Provence is the culture’s commitment to quality and tradition. We always see pictures of the endless lavender fields and crystal azure skies, but I feel as though Christmas time is when the real Provence shines brightest. Free from the …

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