This week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie was one I haven’t been looking forward to, to tell you the truth. Rice pudding, in any iteration (even with strawberries and spiced hibiscus syrup) just doesn’t appeal. In fact, the last time I made it, it was for French Fridays with Dorie (where, with a huge ratio […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe (Rose Fraisier, p 103) was a perfect way to celebrate the arrival (finally!) of local strawberries. The Fraisier is a traditional French dessert – “it’s always a layer cake and the layers are never covered, because you’re meant to see the berries, cut, so their beautiful centers are clearly […]
I don’t use whole wheat flour nearly as much as I should. There, I said it. So when I received received my shipment of 1847 flours I knew immediately that I had to make it my mission to work with the “Run of the Mill”whole wheat blend. I’ve been sorting through my cookbooks recently and […]
Sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned. Say, for example when you plan on making your own birthday cake, read the recipe, figure it’s pretty simple, gather the ingredients and then go to pre-heat the oven and prepare your three cake tins. And realise that one of them is at work. And you have a […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is one I’ve wanted to make since I first saw the book – Tarte Tropézienne. I’ve tasted the original Tarte in Paris (sadly not in Saint Tropez…) – and thought it would be a fun project to work on one day! On the website, it’s described as such: “the authentic Tarte […]
As David himself says about this week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen “There’s not much I can say about this. One bite will leave you just as speechless.“ He’s right. This is, simply put, very very good.. This was the very first recipe I made from the book, back when I first received […]
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