Belle Provence Travels

A South of France Blog

Sharing the joys of living in Provence.

Hi, I’m Tuula, a California native who’s been living in the south of France since 2010. I’m a travel writer for International Living magazine and lover off all things Provence. Welcome, bienvenue.

How to Make “Pain de Campagne” – French Country Bread

Greetings dear readers and friends. We’re all full of hope and happiness here in France. Things are really looking up for the coming summer months, and, along with the sunny days ahead, it’s wonderful to think of possible vacation days on the horizon. Today I’m also happy to be able to present another guest post …

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Spring feels wonderful in the South of France

Roses along the canal in Ollioules village. Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope this post finds you doing well in your respective corners of the world, and boy oh boy, if we’re not thrilled to be getting out of lockdown here in la belle France. It’s been a long haul over these last 14 …

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A French Brioche Recipe with a Twist

Greetings dear readers and friends. With the nice spring weather and a chance to get out to the local outdoor markets, we’ve been cooking up a storm in the south of France. Some comforting favorites, like quiche Lorraine and zucchini (courgette) gratin, and other dishes that we only see for a couple weeks in the …

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A Table in Paris… Book Giveaway

Greetings dear readers and friends. We’re enjoying a pretty typical spring here in the south of France – sunshine, showers, sunshine again, and then more rain… which means that our garden will soon be in full bloom and the whole region of Provence will be alive with wildflowers and greenery. Springtime is pretty spectacular in …

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