Tag Archives: French

Poire Belle Helene

Today’s recipe is a dessert: Poire belle Hélène is a beautiful looking treat made up of vanilla poached pears, served with a warm chocolate sauce, whipped cream (or vanilla ice cream) and toasted almonds.  Need I say more?  I personally … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Gelato #SundaySupper

This week the Sunday Supper team is sharing recipes for food that is served cold… as the majority of the group is based in the Northern hemisphere and it is a hot summer up there at the moment.  It has actually … Continue reading

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Verrine Fraicheur

Today’s dish is a very quick recipe.  Going through my Visual Archive, I have realised that I do not have many breakfast recipes on the blog.  I guess the main reason is because Italians are not big on breakfast.  In … Continue reading

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Ficelle Picarde

Today I want to take you to France with a traditional dish: Ficelle Picarde.  It is a dish from Picardy in northern France, consisting of a savoury crêpe filled with mushrooms and ham, covered with either cream or béchamel sauce … Continue reading

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Home-made Aioli

Mmmmm aioli! I love it. It’s a condiment that gained a lot of popularity in recent years, but for the few who still don’t know what it is, aioli (also known as alioli or allioli) is basically a garlic flavoured mayonnaise … Continue reading

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Lime and Coconut Madeleines

Recently I went to a houseware shop, just to look around.  But you already guessed it.  How can I just “look around” in a shop full (and I mean FULL) of kitchen utensils, gadgets, props of all kinds?  In the … Continue reading

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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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