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Patisserie made Simple by Edd Kimber

Book review: Pâtisserie made Simple

Ever wandered the streets of Paris looking longingly in the pâtisserie windows and wondered how easy some of those delectable desserts might be to recreate in your own kitchen? Well wonder no longer because here’s just the book for you – Pâtisserie Made Simple by Edd Kimber , released in the US/ Canada this week. […]

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Les Petits Chefs make chouquettes from Pâtisserie made Simple

If you live in France, there’s nothing better than an after school snack, straight from the boulangerie. A pain au chocolat or a handful of still-warm chouquettes (choux pastry puffs studded with pearl sugar)… Since we don’t live in France, the next best thing might be an after school snack that you make yourself, right? […]

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French Fridays: Some favourite Paris reads and recipes

Five years ago today, I posted my very first French Fridays with Dorie recipe. Every Friday after that from October 2010 to nearly the end of June 2015, I faithfully posted a recipe I’d made from the book (not missing one single week!) along with my friends over on French Fridays with Dorie. It’s the […]

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Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s healthy cheese & corn pancakes with bacon & caramelised banana

We’re back! That’s right, Les Petits Chefs is back in session for the term and I couldn’t be happier! The beginning of the school year is always a little bit chaotic (for teachers, too!) so I like to cook something simple with the boys on the first week of club to see where we are […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple Kuchen

This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie was a little intimidating at first glance… Apple Kuchen – a deep-dish style apple custard tart. I guess the idea of making a tall pastry like that had me wondering if mine would hold together – especially in a full-sized version. I’m pretty confident with my pastry but […]

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Jam Filled Sandwich Cookies from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Jam Filled Sandwich Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is the epitome of simplicity. A rolled-out sugar cookie topped with a dob of jam and topped with another cookie pressed down around the edges to close it, making a lovely surprise sandwich. Simple, delightful – a classic. And a surprise because when I read “sandwich cookies” I was […]

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