Tomato Pesto Tart Provencal Lunch
Guest PostLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

This Tomato Pesto Tart is Simply Delicious

It’s a warm day in Provence and the tomatoes are fresh, but you need a recipe for lunch. Well, chef, Anne Challier has the answer with her Tomato Pesto Tart. There are only a few ingredients and the result is delicious. Serve with a green salad, and perhaps a glass …

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Tomato Tart Confit Tomatoes
François de MélogueLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

Tomato Tart Plain and Simple

Savoury tarts are something that French cooks do just as well as those tempting sweet creations. This Tomato Tart made with homemade confit tomatoes is a breath of summer any time of the year. Of course, we all dream of those summer days when you can pick tomatoes in your …

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Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Baked Ratatouille Tian
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste

Baked Ratatouille Tian Recipe Le Pistou Uzès

This recipe for a baked ratatouille tian combines layers of summer (estival) vegetables in an earthenware dish. You can vary the ingredients depending on what is available. This version of a traditional, Provencal side-dish comes from the kitchen at le Pistou Cookery School in Uzès.

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Seared Salmon Ragout
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Quick and Easy Seared Salmon with Tomato-Shallot Ragoût 

Make this recipe for seared salmon one time, and it will become a “go-to” quick dinnertime meal for two (or more). The tomato, shallot, caper and olive ragoût is a savoury combination that is similar to a puttanesca pasta sauce.

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Summer Salad Heirloom Tomato White Nectarine
Maison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Summer Salad Heirloom Tomato and White Nectarine

Building on a classic Italian salad this variation combines heirloom tomatoes, white nectarines, mozzarella and fresh basil on a plate. Serve as a starter course or a lunchtime salad along with crusty baguette.

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Fig Tomato Salad Recipe @AtableenProvence
Paula KaneProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

A Fig and Tomato Salad Combining the Flavours of Summer in Provence

This simple salad recipe combines slightly tart tomatoes with sweet, fresh figs (from your own tree if you are lucky enough). The figs counter-balance the acidity in the late-season tomatoes, and the cheese although optional adds some extra, creamy roundness to the flavours.

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Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites
Barbara SchuerenbergMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

Easy Chicken Dish for Summer Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites

This chicken recipe combines the flavours of southern of the Mediterranean – basil, tomatoes, olive oil and pine nuts into a versatile main dish. You can serve Poulet Basilic aux Tomates Confites (chicken with caramelized tomatoes) hot or at room temperature. This recipe is simple to prepare, uses fresh ingredients and it is great for a picnic – a perfect summer dish.

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Tomato Goat Cheese Tart @ATableenProvence
AppetizerLunchtime MealsPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste

Fresh Summer Flavours in a Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

In this simple tart I combine fresh, tasty tomatoes and local goat cheese. This one of my favourite savoury tarts when tomatoes are in season. It’s quite easy, served with a nice green salad

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Roasted Tomatoes Provençale Stuffed Zucchini Herbs Summer Menu Tasha Powell
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste

Roasted Tomatoes à la Provençale Stuffed with Zucchini and Fresh Herbs

My recipe for Tomatoes Provençales is inspired by the typical cuisine, but it is a lighter version with a zucchini-herb stuffing (farce) intended as a pre-dinner bite. The tomatoes filled and baked and then served as an appetizer with cocktails.

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Crunchy Tomatoes Appetiser Un air de Famille
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

Crunchy Tomatoes an Easy and Pretty Appetizer

This quick appetizer has a sweet, crunchy finish. Pretty, colourful and fresh cherry tomatoes with a touch of cheese, your guests will love this taste of Provence.

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