Fromage du brebis

We are privileged to have small local producers on our doorstep, producing high quality cheeses for the local markets One such producer of excellent organic sheep’s cheese is at Sillans La Cascade LE JAS DU VIGNAL 83690 SILLANS-LA-CASCADE The … Read More


This dish is a provençal speciality served at apéro time and goes well with a glass of chilled rosé. Served with crusty bread, or on mini toasts, with cruditiés it is an anchovy based dip, a perfect appetiser or starter … Read More


There is a running argument regarding the origins of aïoli,whether or not it belongs to Spain, Catalonia, Roussillon, the Vaucluse, Carmargue, Côted’Azur or Haute Provence, but it has had a place on the tables of all these areas for generations. … Read More

Truffle Season Aups

On a cold and frosty autumnal morning in November a crowd gathered in the market square in Aups, capital of the Haut Var,  This was no ordinary morning. At 10am, a whistle blew and everyone went into the hall for … Read More

Daube Provencal

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Soupe au Pistou

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Provence cuisine

The cuisine of Provence is determined by the landscape , climate, history and geographical influences, which provides us with various dishes, popular through the world Provence, originaly a Greek colony, and then part of the roman empire was not incorporated … Read More

Christmas in Provence

Christmas time in Provence is a lovely time of year. Although commercialised as in other parts of Europe,  it is a more low-key affair. The Christmas decorations are not on sale for months in advance, nor is Christmas fayre for … Read More