Easy Entertaining Make a Charcuterie Cheese Board
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Cheese and Charcuterie Pairings: Showcasing the Best of Provençal Artisanal Products

Do as the French do and bring a flair of Provencal culture to your tabletop with this exquisite selection of artisanal French cheese and charcuterie pairings ready to serve. Mix honey, berries, walnuts, olives, fresh baguettes and excellent wine. As you curate the perfect French charcuterie board, remember that balance …

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Roasted Peppers Goat Cheese
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Roasted Peppers with Goat Cheese a Provencal Classic

As you have probably gathered, I love French food and enjoy the simple formula associated with most recipes – fresh, seasonal and delicious. This recipe for Roasted Peppers stuffed with Goat Cheese is no exception. It is a simple dish with all the classic flavours of Provence hidden in the …

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Bruschetta Beet Goat Cheese Recipe
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Try this Bruschetta with Beet and Goat Cheese from Café Brun

Café Brun’s new owner Ben shares this brilliantly simple roast beetroot and goat cheese bruschetta recipe. Café Brun in Antibes celebrates the “bon vivant” with generous Mediterranean cuisine, drinks made with love and a mischievous spirit. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly…perfect for lounging over a chilled glass of rosé, …

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Cauliflower Gratin Goat Cheese
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Crispy Goodness Cauliflower Gratin with Goat Cheese

A gratin or gratinée in French is typically a side dish served in an oven-proof casserole pan. The term comes from gratter (to grate); most of the time, these are savoury recipes with a crispy cheese and breadcrumb topping. However, there are recipes for sweet gratins as well. Gratins are …

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Okanagan Farms A Perfect Summer Salad
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A Perfect Summer Salad Mixed Greens and Fresh Fruit

Regardless of where you spend your summer, it should mean less time in the kitchen so that you can enjoy the weather. On a hot day, the last place you want to be is behind a stove, which is why a summer salad is an ideal light meal.  This recipe …

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Goat Cheese and Pear Salad
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Goat Cheese and Pear Salad

Once I tried the Roussanne and Belle Blanc wines from Acquiesce Winery I had a perfect summer salad in mind. The Goat Cheese and Pear Salad recipe below is a perfect complement with these Rhône-style wines. Quick to prepare, this salad is a perfect compliment with the Acquiesce Roussanne and …

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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
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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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Salmon Risotto with Goat Cheese
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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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Favourite Goat Cheese Recipes Provencal Goat Cheese Olives
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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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