Clafoutis (say it with me: kla-foo-tee). It’s one of those dishes I tend to forget about too often. Part custard, part cake, part flan this dish hails from the Limousin region in France and is traditionally made using whole black cherries with their pits still in. A custard is poured around the fruit and baked […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is a simple brown sugar cake made a little fancy with some caramelized rhubarb on top (Rhubarb Upside Down Brown Sugar Cake, pp 24-25). Luckily for me, the first rhubarb just started showing up in the farmers’ markets and the other week I was able to get my hands […]
SO, um, canelés. Or should it be cannelés? (Those little cakes with a crunchy caramelized exterior and a custardy interior). No matter how you spell them, I’ve made them before, right? A couple of times… I will also admit to eating a LOT of canelés over the summer of 2014 in France (my favourite ones […]
Here we are. The last dessert I’ll be baking with the French Fridays with Dorie group. What started as a project I said I would take part in “when time permits” in October 2010 became a weekly assignment. Recipes I couldn’t wait to try (mostly). A group of friends. A lot of learning and fun. […]
I’m sorry. This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was just not a winner with me. When I saw “coconut tapioca” my heart fell. I’m already not a huge fan of rice pudding so tapioca didn’t sound too promising. And then Dorie even admitted that it was the “dreaded dessert” at the school cafeteria when she […]
I was really looking forward to this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – finally something sweet after many weeks of fishy-ness. Waffles! Yay! Something I don’t eat much (I don’t have a waffle maker so I do tend to order them when I go out for brunch) and something I have only made one […]
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