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A Mediterranean Feast to discover through:

  • Handpicked: Mediterranean products, where to buy them and recommended kitchen tools
  • Undercover: what's on in the French Rivera, gourmet events, traditions and festivities
  • 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.

You will also find an up to date gourmet events calendar for the best gastronomic events on the French Rivera, including articles and video clips on events from past years will give you a flavour of what to expect.

Check the Events page to find out what's on next.

The most popular events are Les Etoiles de Mougins, Fetes Gourmandes, La Semaine du Gout the Monte-Carlo Gastronomie, spread out throughout the year, there is always something happening on the French Riviera.

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:


Stuffed Calamari Recipe

Stuffed Calamari Recipe

Stuffed calamari recipe is very common in the Mediterranean countries and I discovered that is very popular during Christmas. I love it any time of the year. Jump to Recipe There are two versions, one with tomato sauce and one without. I like the one without tomato sauce as you can better taste the calamari. I flavour it with white wine… Read more →

unusual fruits and vegetables Cherimoya & Chayote

Variety of Local Unusual Fruits and Vegetables to Create a Festive Spirit

A quest to find local unusual fruits and vegetables to bring something new to a festive table.Only 1 week to go until Christmas, and I still haven’t decided on the menu. To keep my workload manageable but still looking for a wow factor, I start a quest for exotic and unusual fruits and vegetables.I don’t want to look too far and get… Read more →

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