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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Provencal Lamb Chops Lavender Honey Moroccan Couscous salad
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Provencal Lamb Chops with Honey and Moroccan Couscous

This main course of lamb chops brushed with lavender honey invokes images (and flavours) of lazy summer days in Provence. The roasted lamb is paired with a Moroccan spiced salad that can you can easily prepare in advance.

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Herbes de Provence Crusted Lamb Lollipops @MirabeauWine
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A Spring Recipe for Herbes de Provence Crusted Lamb Lollipops

This recipe for herbes de Provence crusted lamb lollipops almost defines the classic flavours of Spring – local lamb, fresh herbs and market vegetables. I call this garrigue-crusted lamb as the topping is made with fresh herbs that you typically find in the hills of Provence. Start the preparation with the oven-roasted tomatoes as that takes a while. During that time prepare the lamb and fresh spring vegetables of your choice.

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Lamb Chicken Couscous Recipe
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLambMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Lamb and Chicken Couscous a Traditional Moroccan Recipe

Ras El Hanout is a spice blend essential to Moroccan cooking and critical for a traditional lamb and chicken couscous recipe. The name translated literally means ‘head of the shop’ for which actual mixtures vary, and in some cases, maybe closely guarded family secrets.

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Wild Mushroom Chicken Cassoulet cannellini Recipe
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Wild Mushroom Season in Provence a Chicken Cannellini Cassoulet Recipe

With the taste of an all day slow roasted cassoulet, this quick and easy version is great any day of the week. Tender chicken breasts with creamy cannelllini beans and wild mushrooms is a definite win at the table.

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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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Roasted Lamb Shoulder Prep #CooknwithClass @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Recipe for Roasted Lamb Shoulder

This lamb can be served with virtually any vegetables, seasonal, or simply your favourites. Potato, turnip, and parsnip make a wonderful alternative or mashed as an additional side to the traditional mirepoix.

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Winter Salad Recipe @MirabeauWine
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Two delicious French Winter Salads

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @MirabeauWine: Somehow salads get short shrift in winter, yet this is probably the time when we need vitamins the most to get through the cold period. I enjoy eating and making salads all year round and like to add richer ingredients in autumn and …

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Roasted Leg of Lamb @ProvenceCook Provence Recipes
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Paul Cezanne Inspired Recipe for Leg of Lamb

The climate in Provence is not well-suited to cattle farming, so sheep and goats have roamed the hills and pastures in the region for centuries. As a result, Provencal markets are filled with an endless selection of goat (chèvre) and sheep (brebis) cheeses, and you can always find lamb in …

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