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(Français) La pompe à l’huile de Noël

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Voici une recette traditionnelle qui fait partie des 13 desserts de Noël en Provence. Très facile à réaliser, elle n’est pas sans rappeler le gibassier, qui est quand à lui plus croquant et contient moins d’ingrédients. Pour une pompe à l’huile pour 6 personnes – 3h au total (préparation, pause et cuisson) Ingrédients 20g de […]

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White Figs & Honey soft cake

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moëlleux aux figues blanches et au miel

No, figs are not alays purple! Some types of figs, called “white figs”, are green, even when they are ripe! They are very common in the souh of France. They are very fleshy and slightly less sweet than purple figs, which makes them perfect for cakes, jam and chutneys. Ingredients 60g honey 2 teaspoons vanilla […]

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Blue Cheese & Walnuts Flatbread

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fougasse romarin, bleu et noix - Rosemary, Blue cheese and walnuts flat bread

For 2 loaves – To make the day before. Ingredients Bread dough 20 g fresh yeast (tastier than dry bread yeast) 350 g white flour 100 g corn flour 280 ml lukewarm water 15 ml olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon caster sugar Filling 100 g blue cheese (Roquefort, Stilton, etc.) 100 g walnuts […]

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My Provencal Stuffed Vegetable

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plat de légumes farcis

Stuffed Vegetable… Not very original! Yes, however… I made my own version, addind some parmesan cheese and some black olives to the meat, to give it more taste, and I replaced the usual bread crumbs with some oat flakes. Let’s start! Serves 5 to 6 – 1h10 Ingredients 2 large tomatoes 2 red sweet peppers […]

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A colourful Provencal dish: The Crespeou !

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crespeou provençal et grillades estivales

The “Crespeou“, which means “crêpe” in provencal dialect, is a bright-coloured typical dish from Provence. It is made from several layers of coloured omelettes, made with what is left in your fridge and cupboard : salad leftovers, canned fish, olives, roastde meat, vegetables etc. Once again, a dish for the poor! However, you will need […]

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Simple & authentic: My Pistou soup

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recette de la Soupe au pistou

The “Pistou soup” is a typical Provencal dish, with some italian origins. Eaten warm or cold, it is a summer/beggining of autumn dish allowing to use vegetables that are abundant at this time of year. It also contains some pasta wich brings some weight and texture. A great amount of fresh basil and garlic is […]