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Category Archives: french
As much as I love it, the time has come for my formerly favourite warm goat cheese salad to step out of the spotlight and make room for this flavour bomb! This version is lighter, because there’s no Gruyère, but … Continue reading
Another one from my bucket list – French Nougat de Montélimar. Not overly sweet, firm but chewy – just wonderful! After reading literally dozens of different recipes, I settled on this one, which I adapted slightly. I used Acacia honey … Continue reading
Mocha cannelès made with dark chocolate and Kahlúa. Oh.My.Word. If you don’t have traditional molds, you can use a muffin or popover pan. Make these. Eat them. Swoon. Makes 18 – 20 Ingredients 500ml (2 cups + 2 scant tbsp) … Continue reading
Orange zest and Cointreau give a delicious citrus twist to these custardy little cakes. Happy New Year to all – may your 2014 be filled with love, laughter and adventure. Makes 16 – 18 Ingredients 500ml (2 cups + 2 … Continue reading
Chocolate macaron layer cake filled with chocolate Swiss buttercream and topped with shaved chocolate. What else is there to say? I adapted the cake recipe from here and filled it with a Chocolate Swiss buttercream adapted from here. You can … Continue reading
Got myself a silicon cannelé mold. While the individual copper molds look great and give far better results, they are also way more fiddly than silicon. But the silicon won’t take temperatures higher than 220°C (430°F), which is significantly lower … Continue reading