Valentine's Day Menu by Cook'n with Class
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste

Chef’s Menu for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Menu Chef Eric Fraudeau created this special menu for February 14th for our Perfectly Provence followers. The chef and his wife Yetunde are the power couple behind Cook’n with Class with cooking school locations in Paris and Uzès. The team has developed a wide variety of cooking classes, hands-on …

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October Events Provence
Ashley TinkerInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

What’s On October Events in Provence 2018

October in Provence The grapes have been picked and now the nets have been placed at the bottom of the olive trees ready for this year’s harvest. The bright green traditional Alpilles olives vertes cassées have appeared in the markets and every store. Even olives are seasonal in Provence. Also …

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Lentil Sausage Sweet Paprika Soup Cook'n with Class
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSoupTaste

Hearty Lentil Soup with Sausage and Sweet Paprika

This recipe for lentil soup with sausage, lots of vegetables and a hint of sweet paprika is a filling meal for lunch or dinner. Bundle up and enjoy the change of seasons.

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Socca Pizza Courgette Gluten-Free
Main CoursePesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste

Socca Pizza Inspired by the Cuisine of Nice, France

Socca is a traditional Niçoise street food made with chickpea flour and cooked in a very hot cast iron pan. Not quite a pancake, not exactly a crepe, socca is socca. If you love socca it is one of those flavours that will transport you back to the French Riviera

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Coconut Saffron Shrimp Curry
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Elegant Saffron Shrimp Curry with Coconut Our New Comfort Food

This curry is full of flavour but mild when it comes to heat. Once you start cooking, you can have the savoury saffron shrimp on the table in under 30-minutes.

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Wild mushrooms Tastes of Provence @PerfProvence
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSoupTaste

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup in Under an Hour

Never trust anyone who doesn’t like soup. Whether your preference is hot, cold, spicy, creamy, chunky or smooth there are thousands of possible variations on this dish that requires a spoon. This Cream of Mushroom Soup will satisfy those who like their soup warm, fresh and delicious.

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Proposal Spots Provence
Ashley TinkerInspirePhotographers in Provence

Where are the 8 Best Proposal Spots in Provence

With Valentine’s Day just two days away, we thought this post by Ashley Tinker was well-timed for any romantics who are considering popping the big question. Whether you are in the South of France on February 14th or not, here is her post on the 8 best proposal spots in Provence. …

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French People Expat Living Uzes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste

10 Surprising Things I’ve Learned About French People

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Cook’n with Class Uzes gives me the opportunity to explore my personal feelings about living in France in their monthly blog. You may be surprised what I’ve learned about French life. When I came to France to live four years ago, I knew very …

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Christmas Traditions 13 Desserts of Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

Discover the Tradition of the 13 Desserts of Christmas in Provence

A buffet table laden with 13 desserts! How could the French be so smug as to think that North Americans with our turkey-centric Christmas dinners, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and a variety of sides are excessive? Or so I felt when I first heard about this holiday tradition. However, …

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Saffron Harvest Provence Tastes Provence @PerfProvence
AixcentricLocal Food ProducersTaste

Wild about Saffron in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The number of local farmers producing saffron in Provence is increasing – it used to be widely grown in the south of France but phylloxera wiped it out early in the last century – so it is good to see that it is being produced once …

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