Fenestrelle Tower and Saint Theodorit Catherdral Uzes
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

A Dream Vacation in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: I’m feeling pretty smug these days that I get to live in the South of France. I’m sorry, but it’s true. I feel like I’m the luckiest person in the world to be here. Lately I’ve had more good luck to be included in the …

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La Petite Maison Cooking Classes #Cucuron #TastesofProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Cooking Classes in Cucuron

La Petite Maison in Cucuron offers a range of fun cooking classes finished off with a beautiful meal. Trust me you will not need to eat dinner afterwards. The classes are reasonable at 70Euros (2016 pricing). This rate includes about 2.5 hours of cooking time where you are expected to put on an …

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#Marseille @LePetitNice Traquandi2 RichardHaughton
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Updated Luxury at Marseille’s Le Petit Nice

It has been almost a century since this boutique hotel first opened its doors on the shores of the Mediterranean. Germain Passedat purchased the Villa Corinthe in 1917 and chose the name “le Petit Nice” as a tribute to the villa’s stunning location on the azure shoreline. Even today, 100-years …

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Pool Mas des Avelines @OlivesVines
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Escapes in the Olives and Vines of Provence

A summertime escape to the Cote d’Azur from the French Alps. Heavenly! One might be tempted to describe the combination of a villa near Bandol, in Provence, and a home in the French mountain resort of Val d’Isère as the “the best of both worlds.” In 2010, Su Stephens and …

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Trond Moi wine tasting @MirabeauWine
French Cooking ClassesMirabeau WinesTaste: Food & Drink

Cooking and Wine Tasting with Norwegian Chef Trond Moi

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: A couple of days a year, Trond Moi flies to the South of France to hold a ‘cours de cuisine‘ for a bunch of enthusiastic Norwegian guests staying at at Lou Marronie, one of the most beautiful manors in Cotignac. Trond Moi is …

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Apricots #CookingClasses #Provence @venisenprovence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Tastes of Italy Cooking Classes with Venise en Provence

Admittedly, I have the chance to see many beautiful photos of Provence. Hard work, but someone has to do it… However, looking at Giuseppina Mabilia’s gorgeous food photos I had to stop myself from drooling. Clearly, this talented lady who hails from the Veneto region of Italy has a talent …

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Julia Childs Kitchen La Pitchoune @Sothebys
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

La Pitchoune’s Evolution Would Make Julia Child Proud

With all the Provencal possibilities of quaint village, proximity to vineyards, tempting markets and jaw-dropping views why did you buy a house in Châteauneuf-de-Grasse? Colorado native Makenna Johnson is definite “It would never have happened had it not been Julia’s house, to be honest. I think that I wouldn’t have conceived …

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Market #Uzes @Cooknwithclass
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Spend a Week in Uzes on a French Culinary Holiday

Cook’n with Class is now offering five-day cooking courses at their gorgeous Uzès location. Class sizes are deliberately small with a total of six participants, to maximize the hands-on cooking experience. However, these culinary holidays are not just about long hours spent in the kitchen. You and your classmates will have …

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Figs Cuisine de Provence
French Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Cooking Classes at Cuisine de Provence

Barbara Schuerenberg says, “I always joke that I learned to cook out of self-defence as our mother was a terrible cook.”  Clearly, she was successful in that pursuit as she enters into her sixth year of running her cooking school Cuisine de Provence in Vaison la Romaine. German-born Barbara’s journey …

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Cooking Classes #Cucuron @LaPetiteMaison @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Gift Idea: Cooking Class at La Petit Maison du Cucuron

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Personally, I love experiences as gifts. My man has bought me all manner of classes and courses as gifts to feed my love for learning. Last Christmas, he bought me a cooking class at the charming restaurant La Petit Maison du Cucuron. Chef Eric …

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