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Spotty cake

Today , it was fun to make a roll cake with raspberry jam. Funky, spotty, girly, easy and yummy! Advertisements

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Happy new year!

It is not too late to wish you a Happy new Year! Il n’est pas trop tard pour vous souhaiter une année 2017 tout en douceur… I had a very busy and exciting year: among other things, I had a … Continue reading

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Bouchées à la reine, Chicken “vol-au-vent”

What can we do with puff pastry? Many things…such as “Vol-au-vent” (literally fly in the wind because it is very light!), puff pastry shells, filled traditionally with chicken, veal or fish in a white sauce. When I cook chicken, I … Continue reading

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Mes Galettes des rois 2016

We start January with the traditional King cake (Galette des rois): a crumble puff pastry with a frangipane cream inside. It smells good in the kitchen…    

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Le Concorde: Happy New year 2016 !

It was nice to begin this new year with a sweet and light (!!!) cake: The Concorde. This cake was created by French pâtissier Gaston Lenôtre  in 1969, when Air France flew its supersonic jet for the first time. This … Continue reading

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Cod filet on a bed of leek “fondue” and lime sauce

Last Wednesday, I gave a cooking class for a group in the CCAE in Cambridge. Mercredi dernier, j’ai donné un cours de cuisine pour un groupe à Cambridge, au CCAE ( Centre d’éducation pour adultes). We cooked a cod filet, … Continue reading

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Wild blueberries tart ; Tarte aux myrtilles sauvages

This is the season of wild blueberries. I found those in Wilson farm, Lexington, and I felt like baking a tart. C’est la saison des myrtilles sauvages en cette fin d’été. J’en ai trouvées de magnifiques chez Wilson farm  à … Continue reading

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