Fig Tart with Marzipan
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Fig Tart with Marzipan

This recipe for a delicious fig tart comes from our friend Nito Carpita, a classically trained chef. The figs are baked in a sweet custard – just try to resist!

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Tarte à la Tomate Tomato Tart Tastes Provence @PerfProvence
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Savoury Tarte à la Tomate from Provence

If you use store-bought pastry this savoury tart is simple to make. There are two key ingredients ripe tomatoes and mustard both are critical to the flavour of the pie. It makes for a perfect appetizer or lunch dish with a salad.

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Strawberry Tart Tarte aux Tomates et Fraises @LaPetiteMaison #Cucuron @PerfProvence
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A Sweet Tomato and Strawberry Tart

Tarte aux fraises, tomates confites et tapenade olives noires – a pastry base with sweet tomatoes, strawberries and fennel tapenade. This dessert does have several components but in the end it is not complicated.

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Zucchini at St Tropez Market @PerfProvence
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Quick Appetizer Zucchini Tart

This recipe I call “Jacques Zucchini Tart.” It is the perfect appetizer – think chilled rosé with a savoury, lightly salted snack that takes about 30 minutes to pull together. Your guests will be impressed

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Roasted Apricot Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Apricot Tart with Almond Crust

This recipe from Gilles – the Provence Gourmet – is an easy dessert made with two ingredients from Provence; apricots and almonds. Follow this link to understand more about Ancient Apricots in Provence. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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Panade aux pommes Recipe Provence
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Panade aux Pommes Not Your Classic Apple Pie

Ginger and Nutmeg hosted a July 4th dinner party while in Provence, in honour of their US friends. The menu included traditional and non-standard elements. Although the intent was to celebrate the US holiday, the menu might be considered a melange of Mexican, American, and French. Explore the original post. …

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Lemon Meringue Tartlets @ProvenceCook
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Lemon Meringue Tartlets

What could possibly be better than a bite-sized flavour combination of sweet and tart squeezed into the form of tiny lemon meringue tarts? The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for these little treats. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) …

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Roasted Pear Tart Almond Crust @ProvenceCook
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Roasted Pear Tart with Almond Pie Crust

This sweet dessert recipe combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence – almonds and seasonal pears. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his pear tart recipe. It is easy to make, and definitely will have your guests raving about your baking skills.

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Panade aux pommes Apples Provence
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Panade aux Pommes a Fall Dessert in Provence

We bike on the small roads outside of St Remy de Provence all summer and watch the season pass by the rhythm of the season fruit trees. In late September, the pears and apples are finally ready for harvest, and sometimes we even get a treat for all our hard …

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