Rose Vegetable Tart
Cook'n with ClassLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Vegetable Tart Almost to Beautiful to Eat

This “rose” vegetable tart takes a little bit of time to put together. The mandolin-cut vegetables are arranged in the “rose” pattern. The recipe for easy pie crust is below, you can skip this step and buy prepared ready-to-bake pie dough in the store.

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Clafoutis aux Courgettes
Lunchtime MealsPesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Clafoutis aux Courgettes a Savoury Vegetarian Casserole

The following recipe for a clafoutis aux courgettes (zucchini casserole),  turns a traditional Provencal dessert into a savoury dish that is suitable for vegetarians. You can experiment with the fillings, depending on what is available, or in Jackie’s case growing in your garden.

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Le Pistou Cookery School Uzès Baked Ratatouille Tian
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

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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Fried Beef Lettuce Cups Provencal Zucchini
AppetizerMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fried Beef Lettuce Cups à la Provençal with Zucchini

We created this recipe as part of a trio of starters to stimulate your hunger and to pair with a glass (or two) of chilled Mirabeau rosé. With a slight Asian influence, the stir-fried Provençal beef and zucchini (courgette) are served on a bed of little gem lettuce (baby romaine). This light starter works well as an appetizer or a tapas style menu.

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Roasted Tomatoes Provençale Stuffed Zucchini Herbs Summer Menu Tasha Powell
AppetizerProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

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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Easy Zucchini Tuna Appetizer Zucchini and Tuna Rolls
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

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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Saffron Chicken Potato Courgette Bake Mirabeau Wine
Main CourseMirabeau WinesPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Saffron Chicken with Potato and Courgette Bake

This savoury recipe for Saffron Chicken comes from the Mirabeau Wine kitchen in the Var. The chicken is matched with an easy side dish of potato and courgette (zucchini).

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Zucchini Basil Veloute Soup Recipe
Martine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesSoupTaste: Food & Drink

Late Summer Soup: Zucchini and Basil Velouté

This recipe for Zucchini, Basil Velouté is suitable for even the most novice of cooks. As there are only a few ingredients, small, sweet zucchini and fresh basil are key. I like to serve this soup chilled with a dollop of creme fraiche and snipped basil on top.You could add croutons or diced zucchini instead. Not counting calories? Add a cup of half and half to the chilled soup before serving. The bright green color and luscious texture make this a lovely starter for a dinner party or a family meal.

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Salmon Herbed Provencal Chèvre zucchini @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenFish & SeafoodMain CourseTaste: Food & Drink

Salmon with Herbed Provencal Chèvre Wrapped in Zucchini

One of the infinite dishes complimented by Herbes de Provence, enhancing the flavour of creamy chèvre all stuffed in to bright pink salmon filets wrapped in zucchini and baked to perfection.

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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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