White Chocolate Mousse Strawberry Sauce Dessert
David Scott AllenDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Special Dessert White Chocolate Mousse with Strawberry Sauce

Bunny opened my eyes to books, art, travel and slightly exotic (for me, at the time) flavours. Sadly, I had to say goodbye to this beautiful friend in December as a tribute I created this sweet dessert an elegant White Chocolate Mousse in her honour.

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Market Strawberries Provence @PerfProvence
AixcentricDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

It’s Strawberry Season in Provence a Recipe to Celebrate

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The new fraises garriguettes have arrived in Aix and my goodness are they good! Some years ago, La Provence published a recipe for a tiramisu with raspberries but I’ve found strawberries are just as delicious, and this is now a firm favourite. Tiramisu aux Fraises Ingredients: …

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Madelines French Recipe @ATableenProvence
Cakes & CookiesDessertPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Madelines a Classic French Recipe that are Easy to Make

However the reality is many recipes are quick and easy to make including these classic Madelines. Baked off fresh right before serving is best and easy to do. This recipe is courtesy of Daniel Boulud, but I added a little vanilla. I love vanilla

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Lemon Tart Tarte au Citron @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Lemon Tart for any Season (and Reason)

Lemon tart is Tarte au citron in French. Regardless, of language the blend of tangy and sweet is enough to turn even a non-dessert eater into a fan. This recipe comes from Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living a cookbook and reflection on the Mediterranean lifestyle with photos by François Millo.

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Calisson d'Aix Almond Candy
Cakes & CookiesCarolyne Kauser-AbbottDessertProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Calisson d’Aix a Sweet Almond Candy with a Long History

Calisson d’Aix is a specialty candy from Aix en Provence made with almonds, melon and citrus paste. The actual origin of the recipe is most likely from Italy. The following recipe does not follow the same exacting industry standards, but is a fun “Sunday project” with a sweet result.

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Coconut Raspberry Eton Mess Valentines Day Mirabeau Desert Rosé 2018
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Try Raspberry-Coconut Eton Mess for an Easy Dessert

The typical ingredients in this dessert are cream, meringue and strawberries. For this version –  Coconut Eton Mess with Raspberries and Chocolate, we substituted raspberries instead of strawberries (the local ones are not typically available in Provence until June).

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Clafoutis Muscat Grapes @ATableenProvence
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Clafoutis with Muscat Grapes

Clafoutis is a classic dessert in Provence. Traditionally it’s made with cherries, but it is completely acceptable to use fruit that is in season.

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Belleruche Chapoutier Rosé Peaches Dessert
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Pairings: Rosé and Peaches for Dessert

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: I saw a display of Belleruche rosé at my local upscale grocery store. It was new to me and from a region I trust, thus it caught my attention. I was surprised to see it priced at $8.99, so I …

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Classic Tarte Tatin Recipe @MasdAugustine
DessertGary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a French Classic Tarte Tatin

This is a favourite dessert that is often the “Tarte du Jour” at Mas d’Augustine. It can be made with either apples or pears and is delicious served with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

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