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Hikes and Healthy Recipes Riviera Style

Hikes and Healthy Recipes Riviera Style

Ancient Aspremont

June 7, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

  We have several times visited the well-to-do village of Aspremont also because it happens to be a good starting point for several hikes. We can recommend hikes to nearby Mont Chauve… Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Stuffed red bell peppers

May 26, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

This is a modern, easier twist of the classic French Riviera recipe: petits farcis nicois. It makes a perfect light lunch served with a green salad and whole wheat bread…. Read more…

Categories: Recipe

Col de Bausson above Gorbio

May 4, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

The beautiful hilltop village of Gorbio (360 m) is quiet and lacks the souvenir shops. It is at the crossroads of several hiking trails. The village can be reached by… Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Provencal turkey escalopes

April 23, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

  Turkey, dinde, was not used in traditional recipes in Provence. However, I think that all recipes that are made from tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, black olives and dried Provencal… Read more…

Categories: Recipe

Mont Arpasse above Levens

April 5, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

The village of Levens is a good starting point for many hikes. In addition, GR 5 from Utelle to Aspremont passes through Levens. We have previously described the climb to… Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Rungis inspired Cabillaud

March 28, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

    This recipe was inspired by a France TV3 programme, Les Carnets de Julie, in which Julie Andrieu visited the Rungis food wholesale market outside Paris and cooked this cod recipe together with a Rungis… Read more…

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The coastal trail around Cap Ferrat

March 13, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

This seaside walk in an exceptional setting starts from the centre of St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, a small and quiet town located near the isthmus of the Cap Ferrat peninsula. This part of… Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Walk from La Turbie to Monaco

March 1, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

  La Turbie (480m) is a traditional French Riviera hilltop town above Monaco. Driving from Nice along the Corniche Supérieure you can already enjoy the panoramas before reaching La Turbie…. Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Walk above Vence

February 22, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

This relaxing&easy walk starts from the RD2 road from Vence and about 6 km before Col de Vence. We did this walk in early February after a particularly cold and… Read more…

Categories: Hiking

Monkfish wrapped in coppa with citrus scented puré

February 12, 2015 by Mountain & Kitchen

  Lotte, monkfish is in season from February to April. It is rarely sold as whole, probably because it looks quite ugly, but queues de lotte are now regularly sold… Read more…

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