financier aux courgettes @GoutetVoyage
AppetizerMartine Bertin-PetersonProvencal RecipesTaste

A perfect late summer appetizer – Financiers aux Courgettes (Zucchini Financiers)

Financiers aux Courgettes – little zucchini cakes – fit the pot luck bill perfectly. Typically in French cuisine, a financier is a small, airy cake, often with an almond flour base, that is eaten for dessert. I prefer savoury financiers which lend themselves to a myriad of combinations – sausage and cheese, spinach and cheese, olive, walnuts and cheese

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Shrimp Appetizer zucchini fritters @CocoaandLavender
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Easy Shrimp Appetizer for Cocktail Hour

l’apero with this fabulous and easy shrimp cocktail that is bound to delight everyone.

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Red Mullet #Recipe @MirabeauWine
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseMaison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste

Easy Recipe for Pan Fried Red Mullet

Red Mullet is a rockfish often found in southern French cuisine, delicious grilled with tapenade or as part of yummy seafood soups. It’s a small fish that really brightens up our local fish counters with its gorgeous coral scales

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Gérald Passedat's Ratatouille By Richard Haughton
Provencal RecipesSide DishTaste

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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Zucchini at St Tropez Market @PerfProvence
AppetizerCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

Quick Appetizer Zucchini Tart

This recipe I call “Jacques Zucchini Tart.” It is the perfect appetizer – think chilled rosé with a savoury, lightly salted snack that takes about 30 minutes to pull together. Your guests will be impressed

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Ratatouille Recipe @FibiTee Provence
Phoebe ThomasProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste

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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Vegetable Tian #TasteProvence @ProvenceCook
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste

Mediterranean Fish with a Vegetable Tian

This easy to make, savoury dish combines some of the best local ingredients from Provence into a single dish. Gilles at Provence Gourmet brings Perfectly Provence readers his recipe for Mediterranean fish accompanied with a classic Provencal vegetable tian.

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Ratatouille Recipe
Pesto & PistouProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste

Made in Dorset: Ratatouille Recipe Inspired by Provence

Contributor blog post by PestoPistou We’re still going strong with homegrown tomatoes, courgettes and aubergines here in Dorset, and with the addition of a solitary, ripe pepper this week (yes, just the one) the whipping up of a ratatouille seems unavoidable. Now, if Jacques Médecin is to be believed, each of …

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