Le Blog

Welcome to Le Blog. We’ve plenty to share with you here: delicious recipes using products and ingredients from the store, recommendations of our favourite places to visit in Provence, as well as the latest news and promotions. Bonne lecture!

Courgette flower fritters

August 19 2020
Alongside tomatoes, courgettes are a staple of summer cooking in Provence. You'll find them in our basket every singl...

Tomates à la Provençale

July 02 2020
If I had to pick my favourite summer fruit and vegetable it'd probably be tomatoes. There are so many ways to enjoy t...

My passion for collecting

May 05 2020
A love letter to brocantes and vide-greniers. I grew up collecting things, memorabilia and eventually got interested ...

Esparron, our favourite lake in Haute-Provence

April 12 2020
Just the mention of a holiday in Provence conjures up vivid images in our minds: the Mediterranean sea, rolling field...

Tapenade Twists

March 28 2020
Many people don't associate snacks and appetisers with 'proper' cooking. It's not just you! We'd often rather spend o...

Tariette on tour Spring - Summer 2020

January 22 2020
We take a look at what 2020 holds for us in terms of events, markets, fairs, and more. While we don't have our winter...

Why the « gâteau des rois » means so much to our family

January 07 2020
Since the 14th century, the French have found a delicious way to beat the post-Christmas blues—more food, of course! ...

Santons: the Christmas tradition that takes me back to childhood

December 23 2019
There are a few Christmas traditions that define the holiday for me. Without them, things just wouldn’t feel festive....

The Thirteen Desserts - A Mainstay of Christmas in Provence

November 19 2019
There’s nothing quite like Christmas at home. And for us at Tariette, that means being in the wild and beautiful coun...

Christmas from Provence to you!

September 17 2019
There's not much we enjoy more than being out on the road and meeting you—except maybe for a good glass of wine! But ...

Coming to a Neptune store near you!

April 08 2019
Coming to a Neptune store near you! We are very excited to announce that we are expanding our partnership with the fa...

Provençal lavender, explained.

October 04 2018
The lavender fields of Provence are among the region’s most iconic sights and scents. But what exactly are the plants...

Dare to venture to Auribeau

May 16 2018
In this post, following on from our introduction to the charming village of Sivergues, we continue our tour through P...

Sivergues, the end of the road

May 03 2018
I have amazing memories of the village of Sivergues in the Luberon region of Provence. It’s Provence’s smallest villa...

Roasted red mullet with tapenade, samphire, and rice

January 07 2018
Tapenade and red mullet is a combo that screams Provençal summer. I love cooking this dish in France or here in the UK whenever I feel homesick and the recipe is pretty quick, very easy, and absolutely delicious! 

Quick and delicious lavender honey madeleines

January 03 2018
Sylvie Jacquel talks us through her simple recipe for soft, delicious madeleines that use our liquid lavender honey to great effect. Madeleines are a precious childhood memory and classic French treat.
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