Grain Soup Soupe d'epeautre #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Hearty Grain Soup with Petit Épeautre

A warm, hearty and filling soup that can be served on a summer day as easily as it can be on a cold winter’s eve.

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Wild Mushroom Bisque #TastesofProvence @GoutetVoyage
Martine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Wild Mushroom Bisque

As the weather gets cooler, my go-to dinner is often a hearty soup and a winter salad. Sturdy vegetables available in the late fall and winter such as squash, root vegetables, broccoli and cauliflower often combined with dried legumes and mushrooms lend themselves to a slow simmer on the stove top. Making soup is a satisfying Sunday afternoon activity.

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Provençal Seafood Stew @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Variation on Provençal Seafood Stew

A satisfying and delicious bowl of comfort while at the same time not being heavy. The refreshing tomato and fish broth highlight the delicious levels of flavour from the capers, olives, fresh spinach and chile flakes with the seafood taking center stage.

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Fennel Tomato Soup Pastis @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Provence in a Bowl Fennel Tomato Soup with Pastis

In his easy recipe, David has combined iconic tastes of Provence – tomatoes, fennel and Pastis – into a bowl (original Cocoa & Lavender post here). In summer months, local market stands showcase tomatoes of every description from trendy multi-coloured heirloom varieties to a Provencal version of the juicy beefsteak to tiny …

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Melon Soup #CookingClasses #Provence @venisenprovence
Provencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

A Savoury Melon Soup Starter

Giuseppina Mabilia, who blends a fusion of tastes from Italy and Provence at her cooking school Venise en Provence shares this recipe for a savoury, cold melon soup. Perfect for a starter in the heat of summer, or for lunch.

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Mussels Cream Soup with Saffron and Leek @Cooknwithclass
Cook'n with ClassProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Cook’n with Class Mussels Saffron and Leek Soup

The program covers some classic Provencal dishes, but also offers a chance to discover unique wine pairings and the opportunity to meet local producers in the markets. This easy recipe for Mussels Cream Soup with Saffron and Leek comes from the kitchen at Cook’n with Class. Enjoy!

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Soupe au Pistou @ElizabethBard Recipes Provence
Provencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Elizabeth Bard’s Version of Soupe au Pistou

This soup is a Provençal classic, practically every every household will have their own variation. This is a perfect autumn recipe from Elizabeth Bard’s latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes.

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Krista BenderProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Le Season for a Mushroom Soup Recipe

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: Hey guys just wanted to post a quick and delicious recipe! I went to the le Marche and all of the Cepes (mushrooms) were just screaming my name. So I purchased three big bunches of different kinds… chanterelles, oyster and good ‘ole white button.Then, …

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Tomato Soup au Pistou Recipe @PestoPistou
Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Tomato Soupe au Pistou

Jackie shares her version of a Provencal classic soupe au pistou. In this variation, there is a heavier dose of tomatoes to give you a summery reminder as winter closes in. According to Jackie, All this tomato growing and preserving couldn’t go by without attempting a few new recipe ideas …

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Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tomato soupe au pistou

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou: The last few days of summer have found me busily preserving tomatoes for use during the winter. Over in France the long, hot August days were perfect for my first attempt at sundried plum tomatoes which sat shrivelling in the garden sun for two …

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