This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie was a little intimidating at first glance… Apple Kuchen – a deep-dish style apple custard tart. I guess the idea of making a tall pastry like that had me wondering if mine would hold together – especially in a full-sized version. I’m pretty confident with my pastry but […]
I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was the perfect dessert to celebrate one year of French home-ownership. This was enjoyed after a simple, yet superb, dinner of roast chicken (the new oven passed the “roast chicken test”), roast potatoes and ratatouille enjoyed out on our terrace paired with a wonderful Tavel rosé. I wasn’t able […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post features gorgeous summer fruits in a dessert perfect for a warm summer’s evening (or, in this case, a cool-ish British summer night!). Made with Dorie’s simple sweet shortcrust pastry, the crust can either be rolled out or pressed into the tart pan (we used a glass pie dish because […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a lightened up version of strawberry shortcakes and it’s perfect for the summer and taking advantage of lovely local strawberries. This “Franco-American style” strawberry shortcake uses a ladyfinger batter to create the “cakes” meaning it’s much lighter than a regular shortcake (so, does that […]
All good things must come to an end, or so they say. Today marks the last time I will post about Around my French Table for the French Fridays with Dorie group. Oh I am sure the group will re-convene in some other iteration. I am absolutely certain I will post about Dorie and her […]
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