Dinner menu seafood based @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Seafood Dinner Menu for the Holidays

Borrowing inspiration from the proximity of the Mediterranean this festive menu (recipe links are below each course) is seafood focused. Share some rosé with your guests as you sample the Cocoa & Lavender zucchini fritters. Then blow their minds and taste buds with the recipe by Michelin star chef Gérald …

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Christmas Dinner menu with Poultry @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
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Flavours of Provence Holiday Menu for Bird Lovers

With its natural abundance of local produce, Provence offers lots of flexibility for entertaining all year. The region is graced with plenty of sunny days and just enough moisture to allow for delicious foraging experiences. This holiday-inspired menu (recipe links are below) pulls together regional olives in a savoury cake …

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Christmas Dinner menu with meat @CocoaandLavender #TastesofProvence
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Holiday Entertaining Menu with Provencal Lamb

This holiday menu is not exclusive to the Christmas season; however, the heavier flavours lend themselves to cooler evenings and Rhone Valley red wine blends. This meal combines some real Provencal classics including garlic aioli, local lamb with herbes de Provence, tomatoes, a hint of Pastis and a not too sweet dessert. …

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Salads for a party @Aixcentric
AixcentricProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Salad Days for Entertaining

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: There was a large family party at the weekend and my job was producing lots of salads. The clear crowd pleaser was the Caprese  which is a version of the summer Insalata Caprese, but using winter ingredients, apparently very rich in vitamins C E and K to …

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Le chalet enneige au chocolat #Dessert by @Picard
AixcentricTaste: Food & Drink

Un Merveilleux Dessert for Christmas

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: …that’s according to Picard’s publicity and I have to say I agree with them! Their ‘Chalet Enneigé au Chocolat’ looks delicious and I would dearly love to have one on my Christmas table. But would it survive a pre-Christmas flight to London? Airplane holds are …

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Summer Party in Provence @frenchessence
Taste: Food & DrinkVicki Archer

Summer Party In Provence

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: A summer party in Provence is my idea of heaven. This year we had a party to celebrate our daughter’s birthday. It was a long weekend affair with a black die dinner on the Saturday night and a pool party on the Sunday. It …

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