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A Mediterranean Feast to discover through:

  • Handpicked: Mediterranean products, where to buy them and recommended kitchen tools
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  • What's cooking: ideas and recipes to cook for your family and friends

Each week a new article recommending a gastronomic adventure: from classic recipes from the Cote d'Azur to Italian and international recipes using local Mediterranean ingredients.

All recommendations and articles on this blog are based on products, restaurants, tool, and events I use or have attended personally.

Below the latest posts:


“Dolce Italia” Organic Gelato Saint Paul de Vence

Dolce Italia in Saint Paul de Vence: the best organic gelato, Rated #3 best ice-cream in France by TripAdvisor’s traveler community and awarded the “Certificate of Excellence”, “. “Dolce Italia” is one of the hidden gems of Saint Paul de Vence, a fantastic Italian artisanal organic gelato shop located at 13 place de l’Eglise, across the entrance of the Collegiate… Read more →

Restaurant in Nice: L'école de Nice

Restaurant in Nice: L’école de Nice

Keisuke Matsushima as the name suggests is Japanese and has a Michelin star for a restaurant in Nice bearing his name. (This restaurant review is an English translation of the article written by Serge Thorn author of the blog Hedofoodia.You can find here the original version of the review in French. You can visit Serge’s blog for more restaurants review worldwide) Like a… Read more →

Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere is a traditional recipe from the South of France, sold in many bakeries as a starter or snack. It is a pizza base topped by Mediterranean caramelized onions, anchovies and olives.   Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe The name comes from Latin and means salty fish, the anchovies are definitely the main ingredients. The anchovies filets are arranged over… Read more →

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