Clare Ferguson brings you delicious, authentic Provencal dishes, all bursting with the tastes and character of this beautiful region of France and beautifully photographed by Peter Cassidy. Snacks and Hors d'Oeuvres include simple recipes such as Aioli, Tapenada, Eggplant Fritters, and Fougasse breads. Next explore Salads, Soups, Lighter Dishes, and Seafood features the famous Bouillabaisse plus Clams Sauteed with Fennel and Salt Cod in a Red-wine Saouce. Meat, Game, and Poultry dishes include a rich Boeuf Gardien ("Cowboy" Beef Stew), Quails with figs, and the regional classic Sisteron-style Roasted Lamb. Luscious Desserts such as Oreillettes (pastries) or Lavender Creams with Scented Syrup are include along with Peaches Poached in Rose Wine. *Features essays on Provence's culinary traditions, including Olives, Walnuts, and their Oils; Sheep's and Goat's Milk Cheeses; Provencal Herbs, Garlic, and Spices; Wines and Spirits of Provence; and more. *A chapter on the Provencal Cook's Pantry details drinks such as Pastis cocktails and scented tisanes, plus recipes for classic ingredients such as Salt Pickled Lemons and Pissala (a fish paste).