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Best Local Cuisine in Provence

Discover the top Provence local cuisine

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    About Local Cuisine in Provence

    About Local Cuisine in Provence

    The cuisine of Provence is the result of the warm, dry Mediterranean climate; the rugged landscape, good for grazing sheep and goats, the abundance of seafood on the south coast and of course the 'black diamonds', truffles. The basic ingredients are olives and olive oil, garlic, lamb and goat, chickpeas, local fruits, such as grapes, peaches, apricots, strawberries, cherries, and the famous melons of Cavaillon.

    Calisson, Aix-en-Provence

    A traditional French candy originating in Aix-en-Provence

    Daube, Provence

    A traditional and hearty Provencal style beef stew

    Pissaladiere

    Caramelised onion & anchovy flatbread popular across Provence & the Cote d'Azur

    Ratatouille

    Traditional vegetable stew from the Occitan region, a Provencal favourite

    Soupe au Pistou, Provence

    Thick, rich Provencal vegetable & bean soup with basil dressing

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