French Riviera Mimosa Trail Photos @girlgonegallic
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

February Events in Provence 2018

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Mimosa and Sea Urchins Despite it being February, the coast of France bordering on the Mediterranean becomes bright yellow during this time of year. Synonymous with the Mediterranean, I’ll never forget when I was in Italy during International Women’s Day. It’s the custom there to …

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Mimosa in February @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

February Events in Provence: Mimosa and Sea Urchins

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Despite it being February, the coast of France bordering on the Mediterranean becomes bright yellow during this time of year. Acacia dealbata. Or, known in the florist trade as Mimosa. If you’ve never seen this growing in the wild, now is your chance. This spectacular …

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Sea Urchins Facts and How to Eat them @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Food & Drink

Sea Urchins: Facts, Fiction and How To Eat Them

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger: One of my favorite people in France is Nancy McGee, contributor to the Barefoot Blogger’s Absolutely Southern French Food and Etiquette page and proprietor of the new infamous Absolutely Southern France tour company in Sete. Thanks to Nancy we’ve enjoyed reading about two of …

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Sea Urchins mois de l'oursin Carry le Rouet Cote Bleue @PerfProvence
Markets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

The Sea Urchins of Carry le Rouet

France is a country of foodies with broad ranging tastes. After all would you have thought of pairing foie gras with gingerbread? France is also the place with countless opportunities to try some downright strange things like sea urchins or oursin. On Sundays in February, there is a festival in …

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January events in #Provence #ExploreProvence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Janvier en Provence January Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: No snow yet this year! The villages of Provence become quiet after the holidays. People tend to stay in, stoke their living room fires, and leave a pot au feu (stew) on the stove for many hours. There are fewer of the festivals that celebrate …

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