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French Fridays with Dorie: Compote de Pommes Two Ways

Fortunately for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (compote de pommes, two ways, p 392) Neil came home last week with 100 apples from a colleague’s tree. Perfect timing. Compote de pommes is basically apple purée or apple sauce and Dorie’s recipe offers two ways to prepare it – first, prepared the traditional way […]

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Dorie Greenspan Caramel Almond Tart for French Fridays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Caramel-Almond Custard Tart

You know you’ve had a busy day in the kitchen when you misread a recipe and only realise it the next day, having racked your brains over and over again to try to figure out what’s going wrong but you just can’t. In any case, there’s so much food that you know you don’t even […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Rice Pudding and Caramel Apples

Rice. Pudding. Two words to strike fear into my heart and, unfortunately, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe. Rice pudding with caramel apples (p. 429) to be exact. Not sure when exactly my dislike for rice pudding started and I am not sure exactly what it is about this dish I don’t like but […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie: Espresso profiteroles

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was Espresso Profiteroles (p 411) which I admit I was quite excited about. In theory. However, I didn’t read the recipe last week, until I started making these on Sunday morning. Until I realised that I was supposed to make ice cream. Cinnamon ice cream. (Ick!). AND esprosso-flavoured choux […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Floating islands (Île Flottante)

I remember the first time I tried this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (p 427) – île flottante – floating islands, sounds so much less romantic in English!  It was back in 1988 when I was an exchange student living in Brussels and my host family had taken me out for dinner. They insisted […]

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