French cooking is famous for being quite possibly the best in the world and the dishes from Provence are seriously special. In a country where food is treated like a religion, this South Eastern region has some absolute gems of dishes. Provençal cuisine is the epitome of Mediterranean fare, with plenty of seasonal, fresh ingredients like tomatoes, garlic, saffron, peppers, anchovies, olives, olive oil and wild herbs.
We’re sharing some of the best classic recipes from Provence. These recipes aren’t just any recipes either, as they have been created by the world’s top food bloggers. The best of the best. Make sure check out the other great dishes on their sites too.
Time to learn some classical French cooking techniques with these delicious dishes from Provence…
The Best Dishes From Provence
If you can’t go to Provence, Provence can still come to you! With bold sun-kissed flavors, this classic Chicken Provençal is an uncomplicated recipe reminiscing of warm summers in the South of France.
Recipe created by Audrey.
Literally translated as “Brioche of the kings” this is a rich and lush recipe that you can enjoy as an ultimate treat. You will love every single mouthful.
Recipe created by Delices Dorient
This cozy French lentil stew is simmered with juicy tomatoes, olives, and topped with fresh basil. A healthy vegan comfort food meal that comes together in about an hour!
Recipe created by Alissa.
Your homemade aioli can be used as a dip or a sauce, or even just slathered on toasted bread. Once you taste this recipe you will be making it over and over again.
Recipe created by Emily and Matt.
A classic recipe that was created by the writer’s mother and passed down through the generations. Ideal as a snack or an appetiser.
Recipe created by Lisa.
The amazing thing about the cooking in Provence is that they can make the simple taste sublime. This vegetable dish being the classic example.
Recipe created by Stephanie.
An easy, fresh and healthy pasta salad with whole wheat pasta shells, herb-seasoned chicken and a lemony Dijon mustard dressing.
Recipe created by Karen.
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