Flavors and men.
Discover the anecdotes and history of Provençal and Niçoise gastronomy.
Provence and the country of Nice have their own specialties, but also have in common a gastronomic tradition built on local products.
Pleasure of the table and joy of life in Provence. But also products recognized worldwide for their flavors and their diversity. Thanks to our exceptional terroir, the products benefit from many labels. They also allow to offer recipes and culinary preparations of an irreproachable quality. Discover the emblematic products of our region, the legendary expressions and the history of this fabulous terroir.


Specialty of Provence and the old County of Nice.

The word “ratatouille” is derived from Occitan ‘ratatolha’ which means stirring. Read more

banon aop

He was already known in Roman times.

An anecdote reports that the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius died of indigestion for having eaten too much. Read more

la lavande

Could you distinguish the two species cultivated in Provence: lavender and lavender? Read more


The tapenade comes from the Provençal word ‘tapéno’ which means capers.

Originally, therefore, the tapenade is a crushed capers added garlic and olive oil. Read more

la figue

The term fig has appeared in the thirteenth century.

The word comes from the provençal figo who borrowed it from Latin ficus. The fig is a fruit / flower of the common fig tree emblem of the Mediterranean basin. Read more

citron de menton

The climate of Menton is particularly well adapted to the culture of the lemon,

and in particular to a very important productivity. Read more

label aoc


It is historically to fight against fraud that was gradually built, from the beginning of the twentieth century (law of 1905), the concept of Appellations of origin. Read more

label igp

The PGI was introduced by European regulation in 1992.

It initially concerned specific food products bearing a geographical name and linked to their geographical origin. This sign was extended to wines in 2009. Read more


Organic Farming is a mode of production that combines optimal environmental practices,

respect for biodiversity, the preservation of natural resources and the assurance of a high level of animal welfare. Read more