Skiing in Provence

Everybody thinks of Provence as the land of sunshine and lavender. It's also a great place to live because of a handful of delightful small ski-resorts in the Alpes de Haute Provence. These resorts offer the ki...

Countdown to Christmas

Countdown to Christmas in Provence A selection of the best things to see, do, and eat to make your Christmas in Provence magical. Aix en Provence Christmas chalet market, Cours Mirabeau, Aix en Provence, unt...

#Provence truffles – A beginner’s guide

Rachel Baker delves into the secrets of the black diamonds of Provence I first heard about Nicolas Monnier and his truffle experience course at our local boucherie in Apt. Monsieur Malavard was extremely pas...

Blog: The Ghost of Christmas past

This time last year there was a crisis in the  Provencal village of Lourmarin. According to tradition on the last Saturday before Christmas, Pere Noel would make a special trip to give presents to the children ...

#Provence Christmas – Decorate your home

Simone Steuten of Sim's & Jay's Interior Design explains how to dress your home up for Christmas I personally love to re-decorate my place all the time. The change from summer to winter-dress of the house ...
Provence food

Provence recipe, Spiced Pear Tatin

Spiced Pear Tatin from Claudia's Kitchen For sweet dough: 190 gr flour, 130 grams of softened butter, 30g potato starch or cornstarch, 100 g sugar, 40 g of almond powder, egg and a pinch of salt. Mix flour, ...