Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Happy Holidays 2023 from Perfectly Provence

Happy, Healthy Holidays to all! It’s time to wish all our readers the best for this joyful season. However, before we head out on a technology break, we want to acknowledge all our terrific contributors and partners. As an Amazon Associate, the site earns from qualifying purchases. Note: if you …

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Le Chef and Anina Belle Riviera Wedding
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A Delicious Interview with Le Chef’s Wife Anina Belle

Meeting that special someone on the French Riviera while studying in the South of France certainly sounds like a movie script base for Netflix series. Yet, that is precisely how it happened for Anina Belle and Sébastien Giannini. They met in Nice while she was on a university exchange program …

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Lunch Menu Springtime Provence
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A Lunch Menu Inspired by Springtime in Provence

For our 2023 spring menu, we turned to Ginny Blackwell, the founder of International Property Shares. Blackwell and her husband split time between their farm near Portland, Oregon and the glorious southern France countryside. Lunch in Provence Doesn’t that sound like a dream? Ginny Blackwell has chosen four (4) recipes …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Happy Holidays 2022 from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! Happy, Healthy Holidays to all! After a year that felt a little more “normal”, it’s time to wish all our readers and partners the best for this joyful season. However, before we head out on a technology break, we want to acknowledge all our terrific contributors: Inspired by …

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Market Apricots Provence
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Loving the Apricot Season in Provence and Recipes

I think that apricots are one fruit that signals the arrival of summer in Provence. Stonefruit apricot or the Latin name Prunus sect. Armeniaca, are related to plums. The fruit grows on a small tree, about the same size as an olive tree. While it’s not unusual to see apricot …

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Tomatoes Recipes from Provence
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Favourite Tomatoes Recipes from Provence to Try this Summer

Staring at piles of heirloom tomatoes at a summer market in Provence will convince you that this fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) is native to the region. However typical tomatoes are today, according to Britannica, the plant’s origins lie in South America, arriving only in the early 16th century to …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Happy Holidays from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! It’s time to wish everyone all the best for this joyful season – Happy, Healthy Holidays! However, before we head out on a technology break, it’s time to acknowledge all our terrific contributors. Inspired by Provence Lynne launched Aixcentric intending to post current events happening in and around …

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Festive Holiday Dinner Menu 2021
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Festive Holiday Dinner Menu from Provence

December is a festive time in Provence. At this time of the year, outdoor and indoor market stalls brim with hearty meats, fowl, shellfish, and winter vegetables. I hope you enjoy this Festive Holiday Dinner Menu with my favourite, and slightly decadent, dishes – foie gras, duck confit and chocolate …

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Quince Pâte de Fruit Recipe By Chef Tasha Pâte aux Coings
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Recipe for Quince Pâte de Fruit de Coings

I first discovered Quince paste (pâte de fruit) on a charcuterie and cheese board while living in Aix-en-Provence. Since then, I have learned to make my own, to the delight of my dinner guests. To serve the pâte, cut into squares or wedges and present with Comté, Pecorino Romano, Asiago …

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Figs Provence Recipes
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Fresh Figs Sweet and Savoury Recipes from Provence

Sweet and earthy, the fragrance of a fig tree full of almost ripe fruit is like standing in a pot of jam. The fig tree is known as the Common Fig. It grows both cultivated and wild in most countries that are close to the Mediterranean and in many parts …

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