Tray of lemon madeleines with a bowl of lemon glaze.

Lemon Madeleines

Madeleines remains one of my favourite French “snack cakes” (for want of a better term). Small and light, they are the perfect accompaniment to your morning or afternoon espresso and the perfect “goûter” (after school snack) for small hands. Mostly I enjoy them plain – a light, buttery sponge cake doesn’t need much more than … Read more

Gluten-free nut-free financiers with raspberry halves on a black background.

French Fridays: Pumpkin seed financiers (gluten-free, nut-free)

Happy French Friday! It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe on a French Friday but here’s one a lot of people have been asking for. Financiers are small French “tea cakes” made with almond flour and a touch of all-purpose (plain) flour and have been a big hit in my recent online classes! … Read more