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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Summer Market Galette

Dorie Greenspan summer market galette on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie was perfect for me. A galette is something I always love to make (just last week I wrote about mini blueberry galettes!) but when I am in France, getting carried away with all the lovely market produce it’s even more enjoyable.  Note that I would be doing the same if I was at home too, but there at least I have one more person in my house and more people to help me taste my baking!

Last week I visited the nearby Lavardac market (check out my little video tour!) where I found local blueberries, raspberries and black raspberries and I knew immediately that I would use these in this week’s recipe from Baking Chez Moi along with a peach that was on its last legs (this is the beauty of galettes – you can use fruit that is less that perfect because it’s going to bake anyway!)

Summer market galette from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis came together pretty quickly – Dorie’s galette dough is easy to make (though using different butter and flour produced a wetter dough than I am used to) and the filling is a wonderful combination of berries and other fruit (I used white nectarines) with mint and lime. SO refreshing.

I made 1/2 the amount of dough which resulted in a galette that must have been around 6″ in diameter which was perfect for three slices – one for me and my new neighbour Maurine as a pre-emptive snack before we headed out to watch one of the Euro 2016 games, then one leftover for me for breakfast the next morning.

Slice of Dorie Greenspan summer market galette on eatlivetravelwrite.comGet the recipe for Dorie’s Summer Market Galette here or on p 154 of Baking Chez Moi.

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14 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Summer Market Galette

  1. Cakelaw July 12, 2016 at 03:21 #

    Your galette looks scrumptious. I think any in season fruits would work well in this.

  2. Diane Zwang July 12, 2016 at 09:47 #

    I love reading about your adventures in France. Sounds delicious and I can’t wait to make this one next.

  3. Shirley @ Flourishen Test Kitchen July 12, 2016 at 13:24 #

    Mini galette works well for one to two people. I remember having a small galette in a restaurant and enjoyed have one galette all by myself.

  4. Zosia July 12, 2016 at 18:08 #

    That sounds like an amazing combination of fruits, especially the black raspberries which aren’t so easy to come by here.

    • Mardi Michels July 13, 2016 at 03:15 #

      Yes it was a good combination of sweet and tart fruits!

  5. Nicole July 13, 2016 at 06:44 #

    What a great combination! And yours looks so perfectly French!

    • Mardi Michels July 13, 2016 at 08:01 #

      Well I’m not sure what a “French” galette is compared to another but thank you!

  6. Margrèt Jóhanna July 13, 2016 at 08:54 #

    Your galette looks very yummy. This galette is so versatile that it should not be a problem to find fresh fruit.

    • Mardi Michels July 13, 2016 at 13:39 #

      Right? I love how you could pretty much use any fruit!

  7. Kim July 14, 2016 at 19:09 #

    Looks good! I love the versatility 🙂

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