Slow-roasted Tuna Salad wth Fennel and Potato
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Slow-roasted Tuna and Fennel Salad

One of our favourite dishes from the Mediterranean is a salad of octopus, potatoes, celery, and olives, flavoured with extra virgin olive oil and lemon. We made it when we were in Venice years ago. My “chore” today for Provence WineZine, was to pair a summer salad with a rosé …

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Seared Tuna Sorrel Provencal style
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Seared Tuna with Sorrel Provencal Style

In the Pacific Northwest, where fresh seafood is abundant, I am generally frustrated with the fish selection in our grocery stores. However, on one shopping trip, I stumbled across a package of flash-frozen ahi tuna steaks. Remembering a Provencal preparation called ‘Thon à l’Oseille,’ or seared tuna with sorrel, I …

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Pan Bagnat French Sandwich
Lunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste

Pan Bagnat a French Sandwich Treat from Nice

I remember the first time I experienced a Pan Bagnat – I was a student in France and had taken my first trip to Nice. My first bite stayed with me from that moment  – partly because I love all the fresh spring-summer ingredients which paired perfectly with tuna and the magnificent French round crusty loaf

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Spicy Tuna Burgers
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Spicy Tuna Burgers a BBQ Treat

In Provence, it is quite common to see fresh tuna displayed on a fishmonger’s stand. So what to do with that fresh catch? Of course, there is the classic Salad Niçoise (click here for recipes) or light up the grill and enjoy the Asian flavours in this recipe for Spicy Tuna Burgers. Asian …

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Easy Zucchini Tuna Appetizer Zucchini and Tuna Rolls
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Fresh and Easy Zucchini Tuna Rolls Appetizer

This appetizer recipe is from Il Cucchiaio d’Argento. Thin zucchini strips are “stuffed” with easily found ingredients, canned tuna, capers, cheese. The result is pretty and tasty.

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Pan Bagnat Nice French Riviera Provence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

A Nicoise Classic Pan Bagnat

What could be more delicious than a big messy sandwich at a picnic with friends. This Nicoise Pan Bagnat is packed with layers of flavour that only get better the longer they marinate together. Fresh peppery arugula with tuna, pickles, olives, capers, fennel, tomatoes, anchovies and homemade mayonnaise are perfectly presented on an artisan baked french loaf.

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Salade Niçoise Tastes of Provence
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Salade Niçoise Tastes of the Mediterranean

Salade Niçoise Tastes of the Mediterranean it is yet another variation on a wonderful light salad that takes advantage of the season’s best tomatoes and potatoes.

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Tuna Appetizer pate au thon Tastes Provence @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Easy Tuna Appetizer: Pâté au Thon

In David’s Cocoa and Lavender post for Pâté au Thon he turns ordinary canned tuna into a masterpiece. The full recipe is below for what might just become your go-to “impress the guests” appetizer.

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Nicoise Salad Cooking Classes Provence @venisenprovence
Provencal RecipesSaladTaste

How to Make a True Nicoise Salad

What is a true Niçoise salad? An authentic Niçoise is made with raw vegetables; only the eggs are cooked. You have anchovies or tuna, never the two. This salad can be a complete meal with some good bread and a glass of rosé! You can mix the salad just before serving.

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