Brouillade de truffes

Aups in the Var area of Provence, France hosts a weekly truffle market in season ( November to February). Aups has the third largest black truffle market in France At the height of the truffle season, the brouillade aux truffes … Read More

Brouillade de truffes

Aups in the Var area of Provence, France hosts a weekly truffle market in season ( November to February). Aups has the third largest black truffle market in France At the height of the truffle season, the brouillade aux truffes … Read More

Thoughts of Provence

Just to whet the appetite!- Come and see for yourself! Endless blue skies, scenery captured in light that has inspired writers and painters for generations, abundant,fresh produce transformed into tasty treats, rosé  by the gallon,villages that time forgot, street cafés … Read More

Aups- Yes- it does snow here!

Le Diamant Noir in Winter We too have had scenery from a  “winter wonderland” to accompany the Chrismas festivities !  It does snow occasionally, but it never lasts for long.

La Bastide du Calalou

Not far from Le Diamant Noir, Aups, is the village of Moissac Bellevue, a medieval village perched high Just at the entrance to the village is La Bastide du Calaou. In le Verdon Regional Natural Park, la Bastide du Calalou … Read More