Fougasse with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes
BreadsCook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Fougasse Recipe with Olives and Cherry Tomatoes

Fougasse is a flavourful bread that will transport you directly to Provence with the combination of cherry tomatoes and vinegary black olives. Serve it on its own with some olive oil or accompanying a green salad or hearty soup to fully enjoy this rustic bread. Book a cooking class, online …

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French Bakeries Boulanger Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricTaste: Food & Drink

French Bakeries Visiting a Boulanger in Aix-en-Provence

Susan and Sam Gish went on a magical tour of Au Pavé du Roy: Artisan Patissier Chocolatier Boulanger Glacier Traiteur in Aix-en-Provence. Our rendez-vous was with Mme Laurence Campanella, who is the 3rd generation owner of the shop. She invited us to come on a morning in October, and we …

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Fougasse with Sweet Onions, Olives and Anchovies
BreadsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fougasse with Sweet Onions, Olives and Anchovies

Today, the border between France and Italy runs for 515 kilometres (320 miles) through mountainous terrain. However, prior to the 1860 Treaty of Turin, the border was much more fluid and so were the culinary traditions. Fougasse is a type of French flatbread from the Provence region; a bit like Provence’s …

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Savoury Muffins Pumpkin Cheese Mirabeau wine
BreadsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Savoury Muffins Pumpkin and Comté Cheese

Savoury muffins are a treat, so why not have a little fun and make them for Halloween? This version uses a slice of a big pumpkin (such as a Muscat) or a whole smaller variety such as Potimarron. Roast with some olive oil on a baking tray until soft, this …

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Zucchini Quick Bread Cake Courgettes
BreadsMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Zucchini Quick Bread a Cake aux Courgettes

If you have a vegetable garden or visit a farmer’s market regularly you know that there comes a time when zucchini plentiful. And, the question becomes what to do with the bounty. The recipe below for zucchini bread is a sweet, quick loaf that is a perfect treat with a …

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Italian Focaccia Provencal Fougasse
BreadsDavid Scott AllenProvencal Recipes

Doughy Cousins Italian Focaccia and Provencal Fougasse

Focaccia is Italian or more precisely comes from Geona. The Ligurians consume this thin bread (approximately 2cm thick) all day from coffee time to the apéro hour. Provencal fougasse is slightly different. The Provencal version often includes savoury additions like black olives,

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Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe

This grilled steak sandwich is something that we tend to eat in the summer months, or perhaps on a warm fall day. I decide to prepare this sandwich with my homemade focaccia

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Sacristains Sweet Easy Recipe Finished
Agathe ForestBreadsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Sacristains Sweet and Decadently Easy Recipe

sacristains (French word) is a little harder to classify, and the origins are equally mysterious. Made with puff pastry (pâte feuilletée) layers of sugar and almonds and a quick trip to the oven make this crispy treat…heavenly

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French Bread
Local Food Producers in ProvencePaula KaneTaste: Food & Drink

Confessing my Love for French Bread

Gluten has been getting a bad rap for a while now. It’s really not fair, as all gluten is not created equally. And some people who think they might have an aversion to gluten are often having issues with the highly processed variety, are perhaps having too much of it, …

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Fougasse Tomatoes Olives Peppers @SipTasteShare
BreadsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Fougasse the Provencal Version of Italy’s Focaccia

This recipe for Fougasse with Tomatoes, Olives, and Peppers is a hearty appetizer that your guests will love. Fougasse is a flat bread that you find in both sweet and savoury versions.

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