Curious Provence

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Curious Provence
Food, markets, local festivals and finds in Provence, Southern France from the perspective of an anglo abroad.
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  • Culinary Adventure with Pistou and Pastis June 2019 1 week ago Join Lisa and chef Francois on a culinary adventure to the south if France next June 18-22. I’ll hopefully be meeting you for a Bouillabaisse lunch when you’re here. See below for the special Curious discount. Provence Culinary Adventure with Pistou and Pastis Your Guides Lisa and Francois are...
  • October Events in Provence 2018 1 week ago October in Provence The grapes have been picked and now the nets have been placed at the bottom of the olive trees ready for this years harvest. The bright green traditional Alpilles olives vertes cassées have appeared in the markets and every store. Even olives are seasonal in Provence. Also in...
  • September Events in Provence 2018 2 months ago September. The grape harvest has started and the tomatoes are so enormous and colourful you’ll think you’ve gone to tomato heaven. Ripe purple figs are falling off the trees, covering the sidewalks,  and you’ll start seeing beautiful quince fruit at the market. I think this is one of the...
  • August Events in Provence 2018 3 months ago This is the month where just about the whole of Northern France descends onto the beaches of the Côte d’Azur. On the radio, they announce “black weekends” which signify lots of Parisians heading south causing a rather lot of traffic. Everyone is finally on vacation. Don’t expect to see a...
  • July Events in Provence 2018 4 months ago Cicadas, Cherries et Chaleur! It’s full summer here in Provence. The cigales are singing (quite loudly I must say!) and the sunflowers and lavender are in full bloom. The ballet (or science?) of knowing when to open and close your shutters has been mastered for all those without air conditioning....

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Debbie
16:39 PM June 28, 2015

I am a Canadian considering retiring in France. I loved looking at your blog, the walnut wine and tale of cherry picking were well worth reading. Thank you

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