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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How to Soothe Your Longing for France: Start Cooking

As an avid traveller and French Riviera lover, 2020 has hit me very hard, and I’m sure most of you reading this article can relate. 2021 is not looking that great either, at least at the time of writing. Some readers of my blog have asked what I’ve been doing …

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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic
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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic

If you could pick your last meal – what would it be? For my last meal on Earth, I would select a dish that is both humble and classic. I would choose a duck confit. There is something utterly delicious about obscenely crisp duck skin mixed with succulent duck meat. It …

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Spring Dinner Menu Paris French Menu 2021
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A Spring Dinner Menu from Paris Part-Time

Chef, author, and part-time resident of Paris, Lisa Baker Morgan agreed to curate our Spring Menu. She brings together three (3) recipes that celebrate the best of spring flavours, including asparagus, morels and strawberries. Start your evening with a cocktail, perhaps a glass of French champagne or one of these …

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Leek Goat Cheese Tart
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Savoury Leek and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe

French bakers have perfected tarts in both sweet and savoury versions. In this recipe, the combination of leek and goat cheese is a creamy delight. This tart is perfect for a lunch dish with a green salad, or serve bite-sized pieces as an appetizer. We used goat cheese in this …

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Veal Cordon Bleu Recipe
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Veal Cordon Bleu Recipe and a History Lesson

Veal Cordon Bleu sounds French right? Of course, cordon bleu is French but we only recently discovered the origin of the term. According to Larousse Gastronomique, the cordon bleu was originally a wide blue ribbon worn by members of the highest order of knighthood,

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Sea Urchins Facts and How to Eat them @bfblogger2015
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Sea Urchins: Facts, Fiction and How To Eat Them

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger: One of my favorite people in France is Nancy McGee, contributor to the Barefoot Blogger’s Absolutely Southern French Food and Etiquette page and proprietor of the new infamous Absolutely Southern France tour company in Sete. Thanks to Nancy we’ve enjoyed reading about two of …

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La Petite Maison Cooking Classes #Cucuron #TastesofProvence
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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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