Eggplant Poupetton with Tomato Vinagrette
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Eggplant Starter with Tomato Vinaigrette Vegetarian-Friendly

If you’re looking for a vegan or vegetarian dish to wow your plant-based friends, this take on a traditional terrine is an excellent place to start. Eggplant combined with some bright and flavourful spices make for a firm, tasty starter dish that is fantastic served on its own or with …

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Upside down savoury caponata tart
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTasteVegetarian

Leftover Eggplant Make a Savoury Caponata Tart

Recently, I shared my simple vegetable Napoleons with you as a side dish for the goat cheese-stuffed chicken. If you make it, you will probably end up in the same boat as I did: lots of leftover parts — zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, tomatoes. While that sounds like all the …

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Stuffed Aubergine Eggplant Zucchini Tomatoes
Main CourseProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTasteVegetarian

Vegetarian Stuffed Aubergines (Eggplant) with Chickpeas

Petits Farcis is a traditional Provencal dish. The exact origins are up for debate as residents of Nice claim the recipe for their own. My version of stuffed aubergine (eggplant) is suitable for a vegetarian or vegan (if you leave out the parmesan cheese) diets. This recipe was one of …

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Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine Spiced Eggplant Salad
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Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine a Spiced Eggplant Salad

Provence is an intriguing place for food lovers and what we like to showcase during our culinary adventures. Traditional Provencal cuisine comes from basic roots. Recipes are typically uncomplicated making use of seasonal produce, wild herbs (herbes de Provence), fish scraps and slow-cooked meats. Here is my recipe for slow-cooked …

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Eggplant Cakes Pesto Sauce Papeton Aubergines
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Eggplant Cakes with a Pesto Sauce to Start the Evening

They prepared several delicious dishes for the evening, but these Eggplant Cakes in a Tomato Pesto Sauce were my favourite. You can serve this recipe as an appetizer, the first course for a dinner party or even at lunchtime with a green salad. Think of this as a savoury cake. Once the eggplant is cooked, simply combine with the rest of the ingredients and bake. The dish can be served with the pesto sauce (below), a tomato sauce or combine the two for a rich flavour experience.

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Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Baked Ratatouille Tian
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Baked Ratatouille Tian Recipe Le Pistou Uzès

This recipe for a baked ratatouille tian combines layers of summer (estival) vegetables in an earthenware dish. You can vary the ingredients depending on what is available. This version of a traditional, Provencal side-dish comes from the kitchen at le Pistou Cookery School in Uzès.

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Recipe Three Dips Perfect Summer Entertaining
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Three Dips Perfect for Summertime Entertaining

There is nothing like summer for easy, unfussy entertaining. These three dips – olive tapenade, a goat cheese version and a caviar of aubergine – are Mirabeau Wine adaptations of Provencal classics. Provence is often called a cold country with a hot sun because as soon as the sun’s down you …

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Eggplant lasagna recipe
David Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTasteVegetarian

A Delicious Recipe from a Friend for Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplants are a market staple in Provence. Although this recipe is more Italian in theme, you certainly can find lasagna on menus in Provence. Deep purple aubergines are a somewhat somber contrast to the bright red strawberries and tomatoes that you might find displayed on market stalls. This purple vegetable is a main stay in Provencal cuisine and certainly is a key ingredient in any ratatouille recipe.

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Provencal Ratatouille Tastes Provence
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Provencal Ratatouille the French Laundry Way

A breathtaking display of deliciousness that could rival any of the old French Masters. This variation of Ratatouille speaks for itself. Artistically arranged tomatoes, peppers and eggplant bond together for a wonderful taste sensation topped with a refreshing vinaigrette followed by a drizzle of rich crema balsamica.

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