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Provencal Traditions and 8 Lamb Recipes to Try

Raising sheep and goats has been part of the fabric of life in Provence for centuries. Before grocery stores, small animal husbandry was necessary for nutrition and is the basis for traditional recipes. We highlight eight (8) of these dishes further down in this article. Grazing Land In a landscape …

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Grilled Lamb Kebabs
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Easy Grilled Lamb Kebabs

When it comes to making kebabs, there are very few culinary rules, other than you need some skewers, meat or fish, and vegetables. The recipe for grilled lamb kebabs (below) is simple to prepare, easy to cook and perfect with a red blend from Gigondas thanks to Provence WineZine. However, …

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Provencal Lamb Daube Gedda
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Provencal Lamb Daube Inspired by Gui Gedda

Learning to cook traditional Provencal dishes with the legendary Gui Gedda is no exception. If you are lucky enough to find a copy of his culinary masterpiece Cooking School Provence you will glean wonders from the man that chefs around the world refer to as the Pope or Marcel Pagnol …

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Parsley and Mint Vinaigrette
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Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Monet Style

The books Everyday Monet and Monet’s Palate Cookbook inspired these Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint and Parsley. This recipe salutes Monet’s dedication to the farm-to-table movement before it even had a title. Earlier this year, I received an incredibly thoughtful and generous gift (of the two books) in the mail recently from …

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Seared Lamb Medallions Tamari Ginger Glaze
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Seared Lamb Medallions with Asian Flavours

The following recipe for seared lamb medallions with an Asian inspired tamari-ginger glaze is a happy consequence that I almost butchered. It wasn’t a special occasion, but I had a menu plan to pair with a red wine blend from Domaine de la Citadelle – Gouverneur Saint-Auban Rouge. The result …

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Provencal Lamb Stew Daube Recipe White Wine
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Provencal Lamb Stew Daube with White Wine

A daube refers to a slow-cooked meat stew. The ingredients always include wine, in this case, a white, herbs found in Provence, and usually lamb. Although, daube can easily be prepared with beef or even pork..

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Slow-Cooked Spring lamb and Peas
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Slow-Cooked Spring Lamb and Fresh Peas

Spring lamb and fresh peas will always be my go-to recipe for Easter. This combination is the culinary equivalent of putting away your winter coats. Fortunately, now that I live on the French Riviera, I no longer have to worry about heavy winter jackets. In Provence, the lamb is grass-fed and delicious.

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Lamb Stew Navarin d’Agneau
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Lamb Stew with Root Vegetables (Navarin d’Agneau)

Local free-range lamb is easy to find in Provence, so there are many typical dishes that you will find on menus. Navarin d’Agneau is a traditional slow-cooked stew made with root vegetables.

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Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks
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Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks

Great lamb is easy to find in Provence, most of which is organic, and grass-fed. This recipe, for Persian-spiced Lamb Shanks, brings together the best of this complex middle-eastern cuisine. The flavours of Persia combine sweet, sour, savoury, hot, floral, and earthy into a subtle taste explosion.

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Fall Dinner Menus Provence
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Fall Dinner Menus Inspired by Provencal Flavours

As summer segues into fall, I cannot help but hope summer will linger on just a bit longer. It’s not the Pacific Northwest’s impending rainy season or even the imminent cold weather that I fear, it’s just that no other season expresses Provence more succinctly. Fall in Provence Summer is …

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