Mmmm – madeleines. One of my favourite French treats and one that I’ve made a few times and written about here on the blog. But I’d never made glazed madeleines until this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe called for it. I’m a big fan, like Dorie, of the glazed madeleines at Blé Sucré in Paris […]
Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 23rd, is Canada’s Third National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right – today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. I’m excited to announce that I am […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is all about simplicity. This Brown Butter and Vanilla Bean Weekend Cake (p6) is a great advertisement for simple ingredients shining. Butter, flour, vanilla bean, heavy cream, eggs and sugar. You pretty much can’t go wrong, can you? The smell of this cake was enough to permeate my what-seem-to-be […]
Cupcakes! The boys’ eyes lit up as they entered the science lab on Monday afternoon and spied the muffin tins and cupcake liners on the bench with the ingredients all laid out. As they know well (and as I am sure you will be aware if you have been following the Petits Chefs for the […]
Ouf! It’s the word of the week here in Paris where, after nearly 5 weeks, a few things have come to a (happy) end – namely, my time in Paris and a couple of other things I’ve been working on – and I am ready to head back to South West France for a couple […]
There aren’t many desserts left in Around my French Table for us to make (as in, under 10 of them – cue panic!) and we’re rationing them out so I was pleased to see Visitandine (p 436) make the cut for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe! Described as “a simple very white cake […]
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