I was honored to be asked by Perfectly Provence, the online Provence food, lifestyle and Mediterranean magazine, to write their Fall Dinner Party Menu. It gave me time to reflect on the dishes that instantly leap into my mind when I think of Provence in the Fall. Be sure to visit their site for the full article and ALL the recipes. Get the Recipes and More at Perfectly Provence
Autumn in Provence
Fall is a beautiful season in the South of France, but regardless of where you live, the season’s arrival signals shorter days. The lingering summer light becomes more radiant, casting an ethereal golden hue across our dinner table. You can enjoy the residual effects of Provencal summer without the oppressive heat of summer. My days are spent basking in the golden sunshine, hoping winter will forget where I live. But the coolness returning to the evening air crushes that dream. And for this reason, I find comfort in a bowl of Fourmade, a Provencal chickpea soup that I often cook as a starter….