Bon Appétit! Sampling Côte d’Azur Cuisine and the Region’s Top Specialties

When chartering a yacht in the Côte d’Azur, one of the biggest perks is getting to sample some of the region’s most spectacular dishes.  From simple and elegant to rich and hearty, the vibrant cuisine of the French Riviera is simply superb.   So this summer on your yacht charter in the South of France, soak in the stunning backdrops and make sure to get a taste of the region’s specialties.


A light and crispy crepe made with chickpea flour and olive oil sprinkled with black pepper.

Tourte de Blettes

A flaky swiss chard tart made with parmesan, raisins & pine nuts.

Petits Farcis

Tasty little bites of tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, onions, mushrooms, and peppers stuffed with salt pork, egg, basil, garlic, and parmesan cheese.


A casserole of tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, onion and garlic with a mix of fresh herbs.


A type of local pizza topped with caramelized onions, anchovy filets, and black olives.

Soupe au Pistou

Vegetable soup with basil carrots, cabbage, zucchini, white beans, leaks, potatoes, garlic, salt, pepper and bacon.

Salade Niçoise

A vibrant salad of anchovies, tuna, tomatoes, peppers, green beans, celery, hard boiled eggs, and black olives.

Daube Provençale

A traditional stew of slow-cooked beef in red wine made with vegetables, garlic, and herbes de provençe

Glace à la Lavande

A delicate ice cream flavored with floral french lavender.

For assistance organizing a personalized summer yacht charter in the French Riviera, please contact Sunreef Yachts Charter at

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