Clafoutis aux Courgettes
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Clafoutis aux Courgettes a Savoury Vegetarian Casserole

The following recipe for a clafoutis aux courgettes (zucchini casserole),  turns a traditional Provencal dessert into a savoury dish that is suitable for vegetarians. You can experiment with the fillings, depending on what is available, or in Jackie’s case growing in your garden.

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Options for Vegetarian and Vegan Dining on the French Riviera

Where are the vegetables? Do you find yourself grappling with the “myth” of French gastronomy? French Riviera Green Cuisine Expecting to eat mightily well in France, I think the most commonly penned critique among omnivores, is the lack of vegetables. Frustrating of course, and even more so for visitors who are …

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Provence Vegetarian Holiday Menu
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Vegetarian Holiday Menu Inspired by Provencal Flavours

Sometimes you just need to go green for the holidays. This tastes of Provence Vegetarian Holiday Menu will impress even the die-hard carnivores in the crowd. Martine at Goût et Voyage leads off with her tiny zucchini cakes (you can also make these with spinach) a savoury snack with cocktails. …

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Arles City Guide: Highlights for Visitors

Arles has it all – history, contemporary architecture, museums, shopping, gourmet food and enough grit to capture your interest. Arles is considered the gateway to the Camargue wetlands and Rhône River delta. It is the last major urban centre before leaving Provence’s southwestern boundary. Below is our city guide for …

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Seared Butternut Squash Recipe with Garlic Ricotta and Walnut Crumble
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A Seared Butternut Squash Recipe that is Perfect for Cool Weather

In Provence, a sure sign of the changing seasons is the new varieties of produce in the grocery store. While it is not a wholesale change from one week to the next, regionally grown tomatoes are no longer prominent. Instead, apples, pears, green beans, mushrooms, carrots and colourful squash take …

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Delicious Winter Salad Pears
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Try this Delicious Winter Salad with Pears

This easy winter salad is a fun way to bring new flavours to your plate in the cold months. Mixed lettuces, broccoli, and pears should all be easy to find in the grocery store now, making an excellent salad combination. The sweet fruit works with the tangy (lemon, balsamic) dressing …

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Wine Tasting in Bandol and Cassis Domaine La Font des Peres
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Our Guided Tour Wine Tasting in Bandol and Cassis with a Professional

When I read on Kristin Espinasse’s blog “French Word a Day,” that her husband Jean-Marc, a wine professional, offered wine tours in Provence, I was in touch faster than you can open a screw-top bottle. We settled on a date for wine tasting in the Bandol and Cassis appellations. Although …

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Tables and Tastes of Provence Recipe Index
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Where to Eat Lunch in Aix-en-Provence or Nearby?

Situated in the Bouches du Rhône, Aix-en-Provence may lack Marseille’s waterfront and beaches, but the beauty of Aix more than makes up for it. A day is hardly long enough to appreciate a city that began as a Roman settlement over 2,000 years ago. Spend some in Aix-en-Provence walking a …

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Provencal Baking to Try Savoury Tarts Cakes and More

Provence is known for its delicious Mediterranean cuisine and fresh ingredients. Agriculture in the region benefits from a warm, arid climate making it a suitable environment for growing olives, grapes, almonds, tomatoes, zucchini, spelt (epeautre) and stone fruits. Traditional regional dining customs call for long, slow meals where you enjoy …

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Guide for Provence Wine Regions and Vineyards

Provence climate is Mediterranean with warm, dry summers, primarily mild winters, and well-suited soil for vineyards, olive groves and lavender. So it’s no wonder that the wine regions of Provence are well known for producing some of the best wines in France – and around the world. The following reference …

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