The food of St Tropez is no longer a flight away, as Nina Parker shares her delicious Southern French recipes with her new cookbook Nina, St Tropez.
Try out one of Nina’s recipes right now, with her gorgeous bbq sea bass parcels!
French cuisine isn’t all pain, vin et fromage you know! Regional French food is wonderfully diverse, something St Tropez fanatic Nina Parker knows all too well, as she releases her incredible new cookbook centred all around her adventures in this beautiful region in the South of France.
Nina isn’t a native, but she’s certainly got a lot of St Tropez experience having holidayed on the Riviera every summer of her life, exploring the province to pick up recipes, hints and tips and unbeatable local knowledge.
The book reflects the chilled back approach to eating that the French are famous for. Chapters are dedicated to family breakfasts, lunch, teatime, drinks and canapés, dinner and desserts. All her recipes are simple, stylish and totally achievable at home. We only really had one problem with this cookbook: It made us unbelievably jealous!
The pages are filled with incredible photography of the gorgeous coastline, irresistible food, and Nina herself, enjoying the beach, cruising in expensive yachts on the sparkling Riviera and eating mouth watering meals.
Decadent breakfasts include fiddly but fabulous sticky buns that are loaded with flavoured honey and cinnamon butter, and classic crepes created using regional favourite chestnut flour, resulting in nutty sweet pancakes that will make you wonder why you ever opted for cereal in the morning.
A mouth watering lunch of scallop and chorizo skewers doused with lemon and thyme pair perfectly with the sauciest ratatouille for when friends come over. And as for dinner, well we just can’t wait to get Nina’s tarragon chicken thighs with mushrooms and chickpeas cooking on the stove whilst sipping on a Pampelonne cocktail- that’s a refreshing boozy orange granita to you and me. Ooh la la indeed!