Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce #Recipe @OurHouseinProvence
Our House in ProvenceProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce

Contributor blog post by Michel: I am going off topic this evening and share a fabulous recipe with you. As some of you know, it has been exactly one year since we closed our beloved Bistro des Copains in West Sonoma County, California. It was a labor of love for …

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Provence Market Spices #Provence #Markets
Ginger and NutmegProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Couscous takes over French Favourites

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Forget magret de canard and moules frites – couscous served with its savoury slow-cooked stews is popular in French cuisine. It was voted France’s 3rd favourite meal in a study conducted for Vie Pratique Gourmand (2011). There are references to couscous consumption in France that …

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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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Side Dish Gratins Tomatoes Provence
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Easy Recipes for Side Dish Gratins

The Provence Gourmet shares his recipe for two simple side dishes, gratins made with tomatoes and potatoes. If you are interested in cooking classes and learning some traditional Provencal meals contact Gilles (Provence Gourmet) to find out about his classes.

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Ratatouille Recipe @FibiTee Provence
Phoebe ThomasProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Ratatouille Recipe a Traditional Dish from Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Ratatouille, pronounced ra-ta-too-ee, is a delicious vegetable stew originally from Nice, commonly found all over Provence and the South of France.  I feel I have to mention that it was this long before the Pixar film of the same name and the reason I …

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Petits Farcis beef stuffed tomato Provence @ElizabethBard
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Elizabeth Bard’s Petits Farcis Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini

Elizabeth Bard’s Stuffed Tomatoes and Zucchini This recipe comes from Elizabeth Bard latest book Picnic in Provence: A memoir with Recipes. This delicious summer recipe is published with her permission. The stuffed vegetables can be served as a lunch or light dinner.

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Tomates provençales
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Tomates provençales

Contributor blog post by Pesto and Pistou As we start to come into the tomato season, more in the Mediterranean areas than here in the UK of course, I’ve been turning my attention to tomato recipes. When tomatoes first appeared in Italy in the 1600s they weren’t adopted by peasants …

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Tomatoes with Bruccio quenelles
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Wonderful Side Dish Tomatoes with Provençal Herbs and Goat Cheese (Bruccio) Quenelles

The Provence Gourmet shares this wonderful side dish made with tomatoes and fresh herbs. Gilles uses Bruccio is a fresh goat cheese from the lovely island of Corsica, you can substitute with a ricotta if you cannot find this Corsican delicacy in your local stores.

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Ingredients for Tomato Jam by @Hildast
CondimentHilda StearnProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Would you like to try some Tomato Jam

Hilda visited Forcalquier with some friends in the fall and stayed at a charming B&B. The cool temperatures in Haute Provence allowed for some local exploring and a bit of eating. Keep reading to learn about tomato jam: Breakfast in France is so very different to home, and this was …

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