February 22, 2021
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Enjoy this wonderful recipe from straight from sunny Provence! Provence is a region known for its olives, and no where is that more evident than in this wonderful dip that combines olives, olive oil, and seasoning such as garlic and fresh herbs. You can taste (and prepare) this and other Provencal dishes on our cooking vacations in Provence, including:
You can make tapenade to serve as an appetizer, but it also makes a great spread for sandwiches. Looking for more Provencal spreads? Try our recipe for anchoiade.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 0 mintues
Cook method: crush/puree
Use as a spread for crudités, crackers, breadsticks, and slices of French baguette of course … or on a Tartine Jariniére sandwich … enjoy it with a glass of Pastis … or add a tablespoon of it to a plain tomato sauce to make it special!
You can learn to make this and other Provencal specialties on our culinary vacations and food tours in France, including several food and wine tours offered in Provence!
By Peg Kern
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