La Tonnelle Restaurant, Bormes-les-Mimosas

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, where has the time gone? It seems like we were just celebrating the New Year and now we’re at the start of February… and not a moment too soon if you ask me. Living in Provence we certainly have nicer winters than other places in the world (no complaints!)… Continue reading La Tonnelle Restaurant, Bormes-les-Mimosas

What to do in Provence… in the Winter

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, here we are…  in the middle of winter in Provence and, honestly, it’s been pretty fantastic so far. I can’t remember a year when we’ve had so much sunshine. Of course the south of France is known for its sunny climate, but really folks, winter here is not quite… Continue reading What to do in Provence… in the Winter

The Best of French Comfort Food… Raclette

Greetings dear readers and friends. We are in full Christmas-mode over here, and there are so many holiday events taking place that it’s hard to keep up. We’ve been to a lighting-ceremony in the center of the village – complete with hot wine & Christmas carols (luckily they handed out the words or I would… Continue reading The Best of French Comfort Food… Raclette

Winter Favorites…Provençal Daube + Parmesan Polenta

Well, we’ve officially settled into winter and are enjoying all the wonderful comfort foods that come with the season.  Think cheese, and lots of it.  Although not much happens in Provence during these few chilly months, we're making the most of our most trusted remedy to beat the winter blues... a well-stocked kitchen. Between the… Continue reading Winter Favorites…Provençal Daube + Parmesan Polenta

Winter Comforts… Les Soldes & Savory Clafoutis

Bonjour dear readers.  It’s chills-ville in the South of France, and I found myself chasing the winter blues away at les soldes (the sales!) for the better part of last week.  And well, let’s just say I’m a convert. Big time. Even though I had to brave a few well-placed elbow nudges and many more women who seemed… Continue reading Winter Comforts… Les Soldes & Savory Clafoutis