Tag Archive for Farmers market

Floating Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise salad is one of the most famous dish from the Cote d Azur region, and recipes using the term Nicoise have strict rules to follow. Too often traditional recipes have been misrepresented by “unscrupulous” cooks and I have no intention of getting into trouble with locals. So I did some research and on my French cooking bible, Larousse Gastronomique… Read more →

organic zucchini garlic and provencal herbs

Organic Zucchini a la Agnes’

This recipe using organic zucchini was kindly given to me by Agnes Papone from “Lavancia Farm”. Jump to Recipe The garlic and the Provençal herbs add depth to the organic zucchini. She served them with chickpeas and they can also be served with couscous, or pasta. Find out more about organic farming here: Organic Farming: Lavancia Lavancia Organic Farm To… Read more →

Renaud and Agnes Pappone

Organic Farming: Lavancia

Overcoming organic farming challenges – combining tradition with innovation This was one of the busiest weekends of the summer here in the Cote d’Azur, so we escaped the chaotic coast returning back to nature at the Organic Farm “Lavancia” in Puget Théniers. In 2009, Agnes and Renaud left their urban life to take on the challenge of organic farming. After… Read more →

Farm to table lavancia Farm

Lavancia Organic Farm To Table

What is “Farm to table” concept? “Farm to table” is when we, consumers, can buy directly from the Organic Farmers Here in France there are two ways to do that: 1. Organic Farmers Market. 2. AMAP: Organic food delivered directly to the consumer each week. Save Save Save Save Save 1. Organic Farmers Market Together with other local Organic Farmers,… Read more →

Summer peppers at the market

Summer Peppers

Summer is here, and so are the Summer Red Peppers! Big, scarlet red shaded with green and purple, absolutely beautiful, this is what I call Mediterranean peppers. Jump to Recipe Come June, you will find them in abundance in any farmer markets and Supermarkets at a reasonable price. What a difference between those summer peppers and the one you normally… Read more →