Warm Goat Cheese Salad with Pears
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Warm Goat Cheese Salad with Baby Greens

When the weather is warm (hot), I love to serve a big plate of fresh greens lightly dressed with extra virgin olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice, topped with slices of grilled chicken cutlets and fresh farmers market tomatoes. I marinate the chicken in the same salad dressing ingredients …

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Leek Goat Cheese Tart
Cook'n with ClassLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

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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Salmon Risotto with Goat Cheese
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Salmon Risotto and Rosé a Delicious Wine Pairing

I don’t think I could survive without our Sunday Heirloom Farmers Market in Tuscon, especially these days when we need lots of good fruits and vegetables to keep us healthy and strong. But I also get great cheeses, fish, poultry, and meats there. It is a wonderful market. Although I have …

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Provencal Goat Cheese Olives
Local Food ProducersMartine Bertin-PetersonTaste

Provencal Staples Goat Cheese and Olives

Goat Cheese and Olives The Provencal diet is a Mediterranean one that relies heavily on local produce, seafood, cheese, olives and olive oil. In Provence, locals eat “de saison” focusing on what is in season and fresh at the market. A visitor to the area should certainly try some- if …

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Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Provencal RecipesSaladTasha PowellTaste

Warm Goat Cheese Salad with a Lemony Vinaigrette

Warm goat cheese salad or salade de chevre chaude appears on many restaurant menus, and it’s easy to recreate just follow the recipe below.

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Tomato Goat Cheese Tart @ATableenProvence
AppetizerLunchtime MealsPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste

Fresh Summer Flavours in a Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

In this simple tart I combine fresh, tasty tomatoes and local goat cheese. This one of my favourite savoury tarts when tomatoes are in season. It’s quite easy, served with a nice green salad

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Verrine Tricolore Bell Pepper Goat Cheese
AppetizerBarbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesTaste

Verrine Tricolore a Bell Pepper and Goat Cheese Starter

Verrine appetisers and desserts remain popular in France. The idea of layering flavours and textures in a small glass vessel is visually appealing. Think of this recipe as a savoury parfait starter to serve with drinks or as the first course. I make this Verrine Tricolore with two different coloured bell peppers and fresh goat cheese.

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Provencal Artichokes Goat Cheese Tapenade Recipe
AppetizerFrançois de MélogueProvencal RecipesTaste

Provencal Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade

Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade. The combination of fresh artichokes, goat cheese and tapenade translate into “Provence in a bite” to be enjoyed with some chilled rosé.

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Spicy Carrot Goat Cheese Pâté 
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Spicy Carrot Goat Cheese Pâté a Recipe for those Bits in the Fridge

We all agree that food waste is terrible, and in North America where shopping for many tends to involve large format stores with bulk packaging…often we buy too much. Even if you are a conscious shopper and dedicated cook like David sometimes there end up being some leftover bits in the fridge. Now, in Cocoa & Lavender’s kitchen nothing gets wasted so he created this recipe for spicy carrot goat cheese pâté.

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Chèvre Bites with Spices Appetizer @SipTasteShare
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTasteViktorija Todorovska

Appetizer Chèvre Bites with Spices

This easy-to-make appetizer uses local goat’s cheese (chèvre), ripe tomatoes and fresh peaches with just the right amount of spices. The recipe (bouchees de fromage de chèvre aux epices) is found in Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living

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