Fall Dinner Menus Provence
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Fall Dinner Menus Inspired by Provencal Flavours

As summer segues into Fall, I cannot help but hope summer will linger on just a bit longer. It’s not the Pacific Northwest’s impending rainy season or even the imminent cold weather that I fear, it’s just that no other season expresses Provence more succinctly. Fall in Provence Summer is …

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Soupe au Pistou Provencal
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Fall Soup: Soupe au Pistou a Provencal Classic

No other soup, save for bouillabaisse which really can’t be called a soup, clearly defines Provence more aptly than Soupe au Pistou. It’s the edible history of the ‘arrière-pays’, or hinterlands of Provence, where farmers have long tended their fields of vegetables and fruits. There are several versions of Soupe …

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Soupe au Pistou @ElizabethBard Recipes Provence
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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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Tomato Soup au Pistou Recipe @PestoPistou
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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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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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