Behind the Scenes in Provence

Provence Confidential has been blogging about restaurant launches, cooking classes, food festivals, Provençal wines and spirits as well as tradition and folklore since 2008.

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Malmousque

Malmousque

Nestled in the heart of the 7th arrondissement of Marseille just a short distance from the Vieux Port is the Anse de Malmousque, a small enclave that faces the Frioul Islands and Chateau d'If.

Berlingots

Berlingots

Berlingots, small stripped triangular candies, have been manufactured in the city of Carpentras for centuries. There is a legend that states that Pope Clément V invented the Berlingots of Carpentras in 1310.

Arman

Arman

Above is a tribute to Van Gogh's A Starry Night by Arman, the French painter, sculptor and artist whose work is currently on exhibit in Les Baux de Provence. This photo was provided by the Arman Foundation whom I thank. But in no way does this image fully capture the impressive size and power of the artwork.

Vernissage

Vernissage

Roussillon artist Aristides Balanos, originally from Athens Greece, is hosting a vernissage on July 24th from 3 pm-10pm at L'Isle D'Art, a contemporary gallery, on rue Carnot in Isle sur la Sorgue.

Merouville

Merouville

Scuba diving off the coast of the Island of Cavallo and the Lavezzi Islands will put you in the heart of a marine reserve which is ridden with "merou" or grouper in English.

Paris Cookbook Fair

Paris Cookbook Fair

From March 3 - 6th, 2011 Paris will host the Festival du Livre Culinaire or The Paris Cookbook Fair, the largest cookbook and wine book meeting in the world which draws authors, publishers and foodies from all continents.