I made this week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie twice. Yes. it’s that good but I also had issues with the way my “Esquimaux Pops” looked 🙁 This is basically a recipe for no-churn ice cream (Esquimau is a national brand of this type of ice cream pop in France) made from an egg custard […]
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 […]
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 […]
Melting moments, in our family are biscuits (cookies) that will forever be known as “Pam’s favourites”. You see Pam is my mum and she is a lover of all things sweet – both making and eating them 🙂 Melting moments were definitely biscuits that she used to make a fair bit when we were little. […]
I first learned about Denise Acabo’s famed Paris chocolate store, L’Etoile d’Or from David Lebovitz a couple of years ago when a gas explosion in the basement of the building destroyed the shop. An extraordinary chocolate shop carrying the likes of Henri Le Roux caramels, Bonnat and Bernachon (the only Paris address to carry the […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe reminded me so much of some of my earlier attempts at making macarons (oh my gosh I have come so far!!) that from now on, in my classes, I’ll be telling people that if their macarons don’t turn out, they can just sandwich them together with ganache and call […]
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