Nice Baie des Anges French Riviera
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Why I love Nice and Why You Should Visit

Nestled in the heart of the French Riviera, gazing onto the azure Mediterranean, Nice is all luminous sunshine and heart-warming light. Underneath that beautiful exterior lie the things I adore about this town, the reasons I moved here. Food: those who have met know I tirelessly explore the foods of …

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Valentine's Day Menu by Cook'n with Class
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Valentine’s Day Menu from a Chef’s Wife and Wine Pairings

Yeah, I won’t lie, there are certainly some perks to being a chef’s wife. You get to be the guinea pig for his latest recipe obsession for one. I get to watch him perfect his talents while I indulge in little tastings. And while my wardrobe may not always be …

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Provence Saffron in Cotignac
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Harvesting the Saffron of Provence in Cotignac

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Jean Leclerq and his partner Sabine are a dedicated couple who own a very special place hidden away in the hills behind our little village of Cotignac.  They have started our first “Safranière”, a small Saffron farm growing the most valuable spice on earth. …

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Stuffed Zucchini flower with goat cheese, figs and ham @CooknwithClass #TastesofProvence
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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers with Goat Cheese, Figs and Ham

You need to try this recipe while there is still a chance of finding zucchini flowers and fresh figs in the markets of Provence…otherwise you will dream about it all winter.

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Roasted Lamb Shoulder Prep #CooknwithClass @PerfProvence
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Easy Recipe for Roasted Lamb Shoulder

This lamb can be served with virtually any vegetables, seasonal, or simply your favourites. Potato, turnip, and parsnip make a wonderful alternative or mashed as an additional side to the traditional mirepoix.

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