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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Tarte à la Tomate Tomato Tart Tastes Provence @PerfProvence
Ginger and NutmegLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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
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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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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Ginger and NutmegProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Couscous takes over French Favourites a Recipe

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 date as far back as …

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Tomato Soup au Pistou Recipe @PestoPistou
Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

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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Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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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