Zucchini at St Tropez Market @PerfProvence
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Quick Appetizer Zucchini Tart

This recipe I call “Jacques Zucchini Tart.” It is the perfect appetizer – think chilled rosé with a savoury, lightly salted snack that takes about 30 minutes to pull together. Your guests will be impressed

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Fruit Desserts almonds @ProvenceCook
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Two Easy Fruit Desserts

The Provence Gourmet shares two easy recipes for fruit salads; a nectarine fruit salad with mint and a “slice of autumn” version with pears and almonds. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes. These …

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Lavender Provence
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Elizabeth Bard’s Financiers aux Abricots et à la Lavande

This recipe for a sweet snack, mini-cakes, comes from Elizabeth Bard’s latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. The author combines the flavours of Provence apricot and lavender in a traditional French dessert. The recipe is published with the author’s permission.

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Roasted Apricot Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Apricot Tart with Almond Crust

This recipe from Gilles – the Provence Gourmet – is an easy dessert made with two ingredients from Provence; apricots and almonds. Follow this link to understand more about Ancient Apricots in Provence. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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Jill Steenhuis Shares Her Perfectly Provence

We asked artist Jill Steenhuis to share her definition of Perfectly Provence. You can read more about Jill’s background, her connection with Cezanne’s Chateau Noir and her workshops. Explore Provence It depends on the person and their personal interests. It would be pointless to show someone Chateau Noir if they …

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Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.

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Le Ventoulet Tastes of Provence in Every Cake Slice

A few years ago, a group of Provencal pastry masters called les Artisans Pâtissiers Chocolatiers du Vaucluse got together with a concept in mind, their project was to make a cake that is representative of Provence. As you can likely tell, from their official title these artisan bakers know what …

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Tian aux Fruits
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Tian aux Fruits Baked Fruit in Almond Crust

This is a classic Provencal dessert made with seasonal fruit is called a tian aux fruit. It is much like a crumble although in this case the fruit is baked with an almond crust. A tian is a traditional clay pottery dish from Provence. There are beautiful variations that can …

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