Recipe Arugula Pesto de Roquette
CondimentProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pesto de Roquette a Recipe for Arugula Pesto

Many traditional recipes for pesto include basil leaves, this variation from Danielle Jouval at Domaine Saint Jacques calls for fresh roquette. Arugula (roquette) pesto is bright and slightly peppery, it is an excellent condiment for a sandwich, barbequed meat or drizzled on the top of a tomato salad.

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Pistou de Roquette Recipe Cuisine de Provence
Barbara SchuerenbergCondimentProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a Pesto with a Provencal Twist Pistou de Roquette

This recipe is a Provencal variation on traditional Italian basil pesto, without the cheese. The rocket (arugula), in place of basil, gives the pistou de roquette a fresh, tangy taste. This sauce is super quick to make and extremely versatile. Toss some pistou on just-cooked (and still hot) pasta. Or use …

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Roquette Pissenlit and Mezzona @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

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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The Curious Forager: Wild Leeks and Rocket
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & Drink

The Curious Forager in Provence: Wild Leeks and Rocket

Contributor blog post by: Ashley Tinker One of the wonderful things about living in the countryside in Provence is taking advantage of the free food found all over the landscape. Any amateur forager can benefit without putting their lives at risk! (Although my other half gets quite anxious when I’ve …

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Tomato summer pesto
Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tomatoes, cobnuts and rocket – late summer pesto

By PestoPistou It’s full-on tomato season here in Dorset, and hugely satisfying to see so much ripe, red fruit both in the garden and the greenhouse. We might even be saved from the usual gallon of green tomato chutney this year. Over the summer we’ve munched our way through Explore …

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