This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a beauty! Potato Tourte is a double-crusted puff pastry pie filled with thinly sliced potatoes, some herbs and seasonings. Simple ingredients baked to golden perfection and then, just when you think it couldn’t get any better, you […]
Happy “World Nutella Day″ ! Yup, it’s a thing! Originally created by Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy and Michelle from Bleeding Espresso, World Nutella Day is a day to celebrate, get creative with, and most importantly, eat Nutella. In 2015, Sara transferred World Nutella® Day to Ferrero (the makers of Nutella®) to help it live on […]
Today, January 6th is the feast of Epiphany, celebrating the arrival in Bethlehem of the Three Kings on their visit to the baby Jesus. The Kings give their name to the delicous treat that is widely eaten in France to celebrate this day – la Galette des Rois or le Gâteau des Rois. I was […]
The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was more about assembly than actual cooking or baking per se. Pailles (meaning “straws”) are a puff pastry creation, not unlike palmiers where the trick is working with really cold pastry. I used an all-butter puff pastry from President’s Choice and my sheet of […]
I wasn’t going to blog the recipe for this tart – I came up with it almost on a whim last weekend when we were hosting friends for our first outdoor dinner of the year (stay tuned next week for some tips on that!) and I was looking for a little something extra to serve […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi happened to be a perfect fit with the rest of my baking projects (finalising the last few recipes for my book!). Dorie calls a Pithiviers (named after a city in the north of France) one of the “great, forgotten pastries of France, nudged out of […]
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