A.O.C. olives, a castle, and a beautiful village

August 17th, 2013

chef morgan

Les Baux-de-Provence

green olive tapenade (with steamed cod)

Provence is full of olive trees but there is only one area in Provence where the olives and olive oil are certified “A.O.C.”  It is the  Vallée des Les Baux de Provence. When I discovered this piece of culinary trivia, the day trip was planned. The olives seduced me, but the history and culture kept me there. So come with me – venez avec moi – à Les Baux-de-Provence (which inspired this week’s recipe: green olive tapenade with steamed cod).

Allez-y  (let’s go) !

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