Corsica Ferry Crossing Corsican Cuisine
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Understanding Corsican Cuisine Here is Your Cheatsheet

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: A Brief Summary of Corsican Cuisine We felt almost obligated to visit this stunning island; it’s the favourite vacation place of people living in Provence. You’ll often notice the stickers still proudly displayed on many cars here from the Marseille-Corsica ferry. We still have ours! …

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Boulettes de Poisson Marseillaise @Cocoa&Lavender
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Fish and Games a Recipe for Boulettes de Poisson à la Marsaillaise

This recipe is a play on words based the jeu (game) that appears to be at the heart and soul of many Provençaux – pétanque. Also know as boules, it is similar to bocce (bocchi) in Italy, but the old souls in Provence might never agree that the game has …

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Raspberry Tart with Almond Crust
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Recipe for a Delicious Raspberry Tart with an Almond Crust

Gilles Conchy is the smiling face behind the Provence Gourmet. This is his recipe for Raspberry Tart with an Almond Crust. This is an easy dessert to make. The fresh raspberries and hint of mint give it a summer feel.

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Cagnes sur Mer Chef Francois de Mélogue
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Chef Francois de Mélogue Visits the Côte d’Azur

A Guest Post by Chef and Cookbook Author François de Mélogue. “Cuisine of the Sun cookbook is a savory collection of over 60 classic and reimagined Provençal recipes peppered with anecdotes that will cast a ray of sunshine onto your plate.” This is what happens when a chef comes to …

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Visit Toulon L’Hermione
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Visit Toulon for a Chance to see Historic Ship L’Hermione in Port

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Here is another good reason to visit Toulon! A reconstruction of the L’Hermione, the historic ship in which the Marquis de la Lafayette crossed the Atlantic to support Americans fighting for independence, will be in the port of Toulon from 5-8th April. I understand that tickets …

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Luberon Dog Walk Abbaye de Senanque Gordes @Vauclusedreamer
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Luberon Dog Walk from the Abbaye de Senanque to Gordes

Having Millie, our Golden Retriever, with us in France this Winter has been lovely. Not only is it nice to have her company about the house, but it’s also meant that we have taken her on some delightful walks. Many are well-trodden routes that we have got to know well …

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Picasso Provence Exhibits
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There are Plenty of Picasso in Provence Exhibits on Right Now

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Two exhibitions are now open in Marseille, both dedicated to Picasso, as part of the ‘Picasso-Méditerranée 2017-2019′ cultural programme. (These join the other Picasso-orientated shows which I list further down this post.) ‘Picasso et Les Ballets Russes, entre Italie et Espagne’ focuses on four productions …

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Mourre Nègre Hiking Luberon @VaucluseDreamer
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The Views from the Mourre Nègre are worth the Hike to the Top

One of the first things I fell in love with when I viewed the house for the first time was the kitchen window’s view. The Luberon Valley spread out in front of us with the constant sight of the tower on the highpoint of the Mourre Nègre directly ahead, even …

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Love as a Muse Musee Regard de Provence Sa Muse Affiche-Titre-Sa-Muse
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Sa Muse – Love as the Muse at Musee Regards de Provence

Just opened, and with perfect timing to catch the wave of ‘Quel Amour’, the new exhibition at Marseille’s Musée Regards de Provence illustrates the relationship between the artist and his or her muse. “The modern muse has this irresistible faculty to appeal to the artist and often to his heart, …

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Canistrelli Corsican Cookies
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Sweet Canistrelli a Corsican Breakfast Tradition Coffee and Cookies

Sweet canistrelli cookies are a Corsican specialty, which are available in many different flavours. Although the recipe comes from Corsica the cookies are easy to find in Provence, from grocery stores, to markets to specialty shops.

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