Markets of Provence #book #markets #TastesofProvence Marjorie Williams @w_marjorie
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Exploring the Markets of Provence with Marjorie Williams

According to Wikipedia, York, Pennsylvania is known as the White Rose City a place with so many well-preserved buildings that it is considered an “architectural museum.” Marjorie Williams has recently published her second book Markets of Provence we asked her how growing up in York gave her an appreciation for shopping …

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Lyon road trip @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerExploreRoad Trips South of France

Impressions, Facts and Things to do in Lyon (other than eat)

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: So we’re currently lying on the couch holding our bellies after we have been testing their limits all weekend in France’s gastronomic capital. Lyon is a city full of surprises and delicious specialties. I wasn’t expecting the buildings to be so colourful. As it’s …

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Markets in Provence Tastes of Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

5 Provence Dining Tips from Cafes to Markets

Provence is filled with dining possibilities from picnics to Michelin-starred tables. The good news is it is hard to get a bad meal if you follow your nose and a few ground rules. Cafés offer table service for coffee and other beverages (think rosé and pastis) throughout the day. Cafés are typically open …

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Cézanne’s Statue Aix en Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Cézanne’s Statue…and the Future of the Food Market

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The repaving of the area outside the tourist office has been completed and I was really hoping for something a bit more attractive and tourist-friendly – some benches for instance wouldn’t go amiss. And why has Cezanne just been plonked down on the ground? …Continue …

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Tomatoes Provence Market Produce @TableEnProvence
Local Food ProducersPaula KaneTaste

The Provencal Farmer Knows Best

I was having a delicious dinner with a girlfriend when she reminded me of something I hadn’t thought about in ages. We met working at an advertising agency many, many years ago. I had just moved to Calgary from Toronto, it was August and I was desperately missing my end-of-summer …

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Cours Mirabeau #AixenProvence #Markets @aixcentric
AixcentricInspireShopping & Gifts

Changes Ahead for Aix Market

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Returning to Aix last week, it was good to see the textile market stalls back together in the Cours Mirabeau after being scattered around during the Christmas period; but further changes are afoot from June onwards and the stall holders are not happy. All three markets …

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Eggs Provence Market Produce @TableEnProvence
Paula KaneTaste

Provence: Where Are My Eggs?

Many years ago I met a charming couple from California while at the winery in Provence. They were staying on the property for a week and we hit it off immediately. I adore California wine country, and they love Provence so we had a great deal to talk about. One …

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Fennel growing in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

The Freshest Veggies Near You

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Fennel bulbs are in season and looking good! I must admit, and you’ve probably noticed, that I am obsessed with markets. Despite generally scheduling my entire week around whichever market I would like to visit, I sometimes just can’t get to the market I …

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Great raku pottery #market #Avignon @VaucluseDreamer
InspireJulie WhitmarshShopping & Gifts

P is for Pottery Markets in Provence

Contributor blog post by  Vaucluse Dreamer: As a mother of 2 rugby-loving teenage boys I know that there is potentially a very short shelf-life for any nice pieces of pottery in our house, which is such a pity. I must admit that both my hubby and I look forward to …

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Roquette Pissenlit and Mezzona @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

La Salade: Learning about Leaves

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: My local farm shop is selling these tender shoots at the moment. Large baskets of the just-picked leaves are set up to pick and choose. I originally placed only 2 varieties in my basket before I was told that the combination of Roquette (Arugula), …

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