Barley Salad Roasted Tomato and thyme
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Salad: Barley Salad with Roasted Tomato and Thyme

Tender beads of barley dancing among roasted tomatoes, garlic, onions and thyme then topped with salty black olives,

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Prawn Avocado Mango Salad @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Summer Salad: Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This is a lovely light seafood starter for a summer dinner party, the colour combination (prawns, mango and avocado) looks very pretty on a white plate and most of it can be prepared ahead of time. You will need individual metal rings to create the stacked presentation.

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Red Pepper Summer Chicken Salad @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Summertime Calls for a Chicken Salad Recipe

A lovely summer salad that’s really easy to make and is even tastier if you make it the night before. Basil and parsley are the key herbs for the recipe but, living in the South of France, I often add verveine to give it a more lemony taste.

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Fresh Asparagus Season photo credit Tasha Powell
Barbara SchuerenbergProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

The Tastes of Spring a Salad with Fresh Asparagus and Parmesan

When the almond blossoms fill the sky with a pink hue, you know that Spring produce will quickly follow. Bright green asparagus seems to be the harbinger of the longer, warmer days ahead. This simple salad highlights the flavours of the fresh green asparagus with a tangy bite of citrus and hint of parmesan.

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Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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Salade Niçoise Tastes of Provence
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Salade Niçoise Tastes of the Mediterranean

Salade Niçoise Tastes of the Mediterranean it is yet another variation on a wonderful light salad that takes advantage of the season’s best tomatoes and potatoes.

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Pink grapefruit, roasted fennel and prawn salad @MirabeauWine
Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pink grapefruit, roasted fennel and prawn salad

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine: Summer’s finally around the corner, yippee, and so alfresco dining and picnics are back on our agendas. I can say without hesitation that a cool bottle of Mirabeau is the perfect partner for all that outdoor activity! I’ve always liked to bring …

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Salads for a party @Aixcentric
AixcentricProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Salad Days for Entertaining

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: There was a large family party at the weekend and my job was producing lots of salads. The clear crowd pleaser was the Caprese  which is a version of the summer Insalata Caprese, but using winter ingredients, apparently very rich in vitamins C E and K to …

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Nicoise Salad Cooking Classes Provence @venisenprovence
Provencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

How to Make a True Nicoise Salad

What is a true Niçoise salad? An authentic Niçoise is made with raw vegetables; only the eggs are cooked. You have anchovies or tuna, never the two. This salad can be a complete meal with some good bread and a glass of rosé! You can mix the salad just before serving.

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