Category Archives: French

Orchid and Matcha Macarons

I know I already have a few macarons recipes on the blog like my Salted Caramel Macarons and my Lavender and Jasmine Macarons, but I haven’t shared a new one in a while.  Today’s flavour combination is yet another winner: orchid … Continue reading

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Mille-Feuille

After showing you how to make your own puff pastry, today I will show you one of the hundreds of recipes that you can make with it: Mille-feuille, also known as Vanilla slice or Napoleon.  This is a classic French … Continue reading

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Home-made Puff Pastry

I am very excited about today’s recipe, as I will be showing you how to make puff pastry from scratch!  For a while I have been debating whether or not to publish it on a separate post or just add … Continue reading

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Olive and Walnut Mini Madeleines

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a great appetiser: mini savoury madeleines made with walnuts and olives.  I saw these in an Italian food magazine and I just HAD to make them.  Actually, I made these … Continue reading

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Peach Melba

Happy Australia Day to all my fellow Aussies!  In honour of our National Holiday, I thought I’d share with you a special dessert: Peach Melba.  This delicious and very easy to make dessert of peaches and raspberry sauce with vanilla … Continue reading

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PAIN AUX RAISINS

Remember that a few months ago I shared with you the recipe of how to make the perfect French Croissants?  Well, today I am back with another French breakfast classic: Pain aux Raisins.  During my frequent Parisian visits as a … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO AND PARMIGIANO REGGIANO GOUGÈRES

I made these Gougères for my daughter’s birthday party and my husband said they were amazing.  I really liked them too and I also liked the fact that they can be made in advance and frozen… I am always on the … Continue reading

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CROISSANTS

In a “celebration” of past Daring Cooks and Daring Bakers challenges, Lisa challenged all of us to search through the Daring Kitchen archives and pick any one we’d like! The REAL challenge was picking which delicious recipe(s) to try! I … Continue reading

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