A Perfect Provencal Lunch

Visiting our good friends near Uzes, we sat down to am amazing lunch all from their garden.

Cold Melon and Tomato soup

In a blender mix watermelon, canteloupe or other melon, add cut tomatoes, bell pepper, hot pepper, garlic, and spices. Serve in small glasses for an starter

Tomato and Pesto Tarte


Buy ready made puff pastry called something like feuillette in france.   Put it in tart tin or on baking sheet put some pesto on the bottom, lay sliced tomatoes all round (leave an inch border all round tart so it rises just at the edges only) sprinkle salt and grated Parmesan cheese on top and put on hot oven for around 15 mins.