Paperback. Pub Date: 2001 Pages: 256 Publisher: Penguin This is the A second enjoyable withhelping of rural Life in France from the author of A Year in Provence. Skulking through Customs with a suitcase full of truffles. Toads singing the Marseillaise from. taking pastis lessons and finding gold at the bottom of the garden - you might think there is little time left for pleasures of the table. Toujours Provence proves that while you might not be able to get away from it all. you can have fun trying.