Provencal Ratatouille Tastes Provence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Ratatouille the French Laundry Way

A breathtaking display of deliciousness that could rival any of the old French Masters. This variation of Ratatouille speaks for itself. Artistically arranged tomatoes, peppers and eggplant bond together for a wonderful taste sensation topped with a refreshing vinaigrette followed by a drizzle of rich crema balsamica.

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Sea Bream Fillet Dorade Courgette Pancake Recipe @MasdAugustine
Fish & SeafoodGary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Recipe from the South Sea Bream and Zucchini Pancakes

Light and crispy baby zucchini pancakes adorned with a warm flaky filet of fish surrounded by a drizzle of fresh tomato coulis.

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Sun dried Tomato Purée @pestopistou
CondimentPesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Simply Delicious Sun (or oven) dried Tomato Purée

Oven Sundried tomato puree. To make a standard sized jam jar (1 lb, 454 g) you will need 200g oven-dried tomatoes (from a kilo of fresh, plum tomatoes) baked with a sprinkling of herbes de provence.

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Braised Lamb Shank provencal lamb shanks #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLambMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Braised Lamb Shank with Provencal Spices

Roasted lamb shanks with tomatoes and olives, spiced with traditional herbs and a few non-traditional ones such as citrus and paprika.

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curried Vegetable Terrine @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesStarter CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Colourful Curried Vegetable Terrine

This Cocoa & Lavender is perfect for vegetarians, but we are pretty sure even your carnivore friends will be begging for seconds. David combines bright colours, fresh vegetable (in season) and a zesty curry flavour into an all-star dish.

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Stuffed-vegetables-aubergine #Recipe @MirabeauWine
BeefMain CourseMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Provencal Stuffed Vegetables

With this dish you can vary the vegetables and I think it’s lovely to use a mixture of aubergine, courgettes and tomatoes. The meat is generally a mixture of beef and pork, seasoned with herbs and spices.

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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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Tarte tartin aux tomates et olives @MirabeauWine
Lunchtime MealsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tomato Tart Tatin and Rosé from Provence

Tomato Tarte Tatin starter was so gorgeous on the eye that everyone who came to our Mirabeau lunch was already talking about it before they even sat down. It combines all the delicious flavours of Provence in a super-concentrated way

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Gérald Passedat's Ratatouille By Richard Haughton
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Gérald Passedat’s Ratatouille My Way

“Ratatouille My Way” is from Gérald Passedat’s new cookbook Flavors From The French Mediterranean. Ratatouille is a classic Provencal recipe that uses ingredients readily found in the region (tomatoes, zucchini, onions, eggplant). However, this version is prepared with the expertise of a master chef.

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Strawberry Tart Tarte aux Tomates et Fraises @LaPetiteMaison #Cucuron @PerfProvence
DessertGinger and NutmegPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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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