Wild Spring Ramp Pasta
François de MélogueProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Wild Ramps: What Spring Ramp Dishes are You Making?

Ramp Pasta Made like Pate Nicoise: In Nice, they often make green gnocchi (Pate Nicoise) that simmers in the broth for the last 30 minutes. This year I tried something new, I made a classic Pate Nicoise (see recipe at the bottom), using wild ramps in place of the more traditional Swiss chard, and the results were stunning.

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Delicious Spring Menu Provence
Holiday MenusProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Light and Delicious Spring Menu from Provence

Spring Menu from Provence As we transition into Spring in Provence, I like to add both ginger and lemon to my recipes, for a zingy spice and natural acidity that will add brightness to our dishes. As I depart from the heavier winter soups and daubes, I enjoy making lighter, brighter dishes to …

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Judas Tree Blooms
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

There’s a Sad Tale About the Judas Tree Blooms

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Over the years we have visited Provence in just about every month, but until we bought the house we hadn’t visited in April, which to be honest looking back on it now, was rather an oversight. In April, the countryside simply explodes with colour …

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Provence Poppies Spring Landscapes
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

Seeing Red in Provence Poppies and Cherries Signs of Spring

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Having arrived back in Provence a few of days ago I’ve been really surprised at how much things have changed in the last five (5) weeks. First, and probably the biggest surprise, is that everything is looking incredibly lush and green. This a such a …

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Early Spring Landscapes Provence
Ashley TinkerExplore: Travel in Provence

Capturing Early Spring Landscapes in Provence in Photos

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: May I brag for a moment? Just look at how beautiful these landscapes are, even at this time of year. Most of these pictures were taken with my phone, as many were impromptu pit spots on the side of the road. I’ve noticed a sudden …

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Arles May Events Provence
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

What’s Going on in May Events in Provence 2018

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: On the 1st of May, make sure to visit the celebrations in Arles where the Fête des Gardians takes over the city. Worth a visit! You may even see the queen of les Arlesiennes. This is the month of public holidays in France. Make sure to be aware …

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Spring 2018 Provencal Dinner Menu
Holiday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Spring Dinner Menu a Collection of Provencal Recipes to Suit the Season

After the cold days of winter, spring arrives with a light touch: green vegetables start to grace the markets and rich foods give way to lighter, zestier dishes. Vibrant colors and flavors excite the palate. The first asparagus spears make beautiful salads, fresh chevre and local breads turn simple salads …

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Provence Spring flowers along roadways
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

It’s Nice to be Back in Provence and Spring has Arrived!

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Spring is in the air in Provence: Once again we have flung open the shutters on the house, switched the hot water on, filled the fridge & checked the tyres on the bikes. Over the last year (and it really is nearly a year since …

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Asparagus Recipe @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Spring in Provence: Quick Love Asparagus Recipe

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The first asparagus has arrived in the markets. Steamed for about 10 minutes, a drizzle of olive oil, shavings of parmesan and then a soft free range boiled egg – perfect for lunch in the spring sunshine. Via:: Accommodation in Provence       

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Spring in Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

It’s spring in Provence – officially!

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: It’s incredible how over the last fortnight so much plant life has burst into colour. The cherry trees as always are spectacular giving a white shimmer to the hillside, some are already turning and will soon be producing delicious red cherries. As sure as eggs …

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