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Chocolate Buckwheat Pound Cake
Chocolate Buckwheat Pound Cake

I love pound cakes, or quatre-quarts* in French. As a child, I went through a phase of eating Breton pound […]

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  • May 23, 2017
French Easter Pie with Spinach and Goat Cheese
French Easter Pie with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Among the French dishes traditional served at Easter, you’ll find tourte pascale* and pâté de Pâques, French Easter pies enclosed […]

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  • April 11, 2017
Easter Egg Jam Cookies

Like most French children, the boulangerie played a big role in my earliest food memories. The corner bakery was the […]

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  • April 4, 2017
Homemade Galette des Rois

If you’ve ever been in France during the month of January, surely you’ve noticed the blossoming of galettes des rois […]

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  • January 12, 2017
A chic yet easy nibble. Learn how to make herbed butter! Spread it on pumpernickel bread with a sliced scallop on top. Great for a special occasion buffet!
Raw Scallop Crostini, Pumpernickel and Herbed Butter

Herbed butter is my secret weapon for apéritif nibbles. It’s just about as chic as it is easy to make: […]

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  • November 12, 2015
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies (Just 4 Ingredients!)

Gluten-free baking can be discouraging for those who only want to dabble at it: you often dive into a tempting […]

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  • October 15, 2015
Yogurt Scones

We had friends over for brunch on Sunday, and Maxence went out in the morning to the charcuterie shop, cheese […]

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  • March 10, 2015
Caramelized Apple Tarte Fine

Tarte fine caramélisée aux pommes When I wrote about my enthusiasm for quick and easy puff pastry, I promised I […]

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  • October 20, 2014
Perfect Madeleines

Madeleines have long eluded me. I have spent a good portion of my baking life collecting various recipes and giving […]

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  • July 8, 2014
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine on a Yogurt-Based Crust

This tarte fine (i.e. a thin tart with little or no rim) is a free-form room-temperature tart I assembled on […]

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  • June 25, 2014
Palmiers (Elephant Ears)

I grew up eating packages of two-bite palmiers we bought at the supermarket*. Also, giant palmiers from the bakery that […]

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  • March 4, 2014
Easy Puff Pastry
Easy Puff Pastry: Rough Puff

This recipe changed my life, and I have Lucy Vanel to thank for it. A few years ago, I bookmarked […]

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  • February 11, 2014
Almond Cake with Blueberry Coulis

I had my first taste of this cake at my friend Adam‘s last December. I was in New York for […]

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  • July 20, 2010
Yves Camdeborde’s Sablés (Butter Cookies)

Menu Fretin is a young French independent publishing house that specializes in culinary books*. Considering the teeny size of the […]

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  • June 15, 2010

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