Eggplant lasagna recipe
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTasteVegetarian

A Delicious Recipe from a Friend for Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplants are a market staple in Provence. Although this recipe is more Italian in theme, you certainly can find lasagna on menus in Provence. Deep purple aubergines are a somewhat somber contrast to the bright red strawberries and tomatoes that you might find displayed on market stalls. This purple vegetable is a main stay in Provencal cuisine and certainly is a key ingredient in any ratatouille recipe.

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Cocoa and Lavender Cauliflower saffron soup
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste

Easy Recipe for Cauliflower Saffron Soup    

Like everything that David Scott Allen prepares for his Cocoa & Lavender blog, he makes it look easy. In the case of soups, most recipes are relatively straightforward including this one. Cauliflower is the base for this dish, which can be prepared for vegetarians using a vegetable broth.

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Quail cailles aux riz Recipes Tastes Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste

Provencal Christmas Menus by Cocoa and Lavender

Admittedly, it was his mouthwatering food photos and tempting wine pairings on Provence WineZine that first attracted me to David Scott Allen the face (and chef) behind Cocoa & Lavender, a weekly food blog based in Tucson, Arizona. However, “food porn” alone is not enough to build a lasting friendship (although some …

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Pumpkins #TastesofProvence @PerfProvence
AixcentricProvencal RecipesTaste

Pumpkin, Apple and Raisin Curry – a Warming Recipe

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s suddenly very chilly and autumnal so warming dishes are very welcome, and this especially so as it makes use of some of the colourful pumpkins that are brightening market stalls in Aix. For this, I used a shiny red potiron but any sort of …

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curried Vegetable Terrine @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste

Colourful Curried Vegetable Terrine

This Cocoa & Lavender is perfect for vegetarians, but we are pretty sure even your carnivore friends will be begging for seconds. David combines bright colours, fresh vegetable (in season) and a zesty curry flavour into an all-star dish.

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Bistrot de Pierrerue #TastesofProvence @Spacebetweenfr
ExploreLiz LordVillages Towns and Cities

Why You Should Visit the Village of Pierrerue

Hidden Provence is a chance to explore a less travelled part of Provence. This 8 night (7 day) walking tour is run by Liz Lord and her husband, Mel. During the trip, the group is based out of a private home near Forcalquier. Liz wrote the following post after their last …

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Lynne Alderson
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal History & Traditions

Lynne Alderson’s Aixcentric Love for Aix en Provence

Challenged to find ratatouille and timely updates on current events, Lynne Alderson took matters into her hands and launched Aixcentric. After three years, this blog is THE go-to source for what is happening in and around Aix en Provence. From bus strikes to gallery openings, from Marseille’s shopping to the …

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