This magical chocolate entremets will blow the minds of chocoholics and also people who say ‘I don’t usually like chocolate cake, … ‘. A French climbing friend who’s extremely honest about my cakes (yes, sometimes it hurts) said this really tasted like master pâtissier Gaston […]
Vacherin glacé is a classic French frozen entremets traditionally combining layers of meringue, vanilla ice-cream and strawberry or raspberry sorbet, all covered in whipped cream. Later I’ll tell you more about vacherins, the pâtisserie where we first tried one and how I almost became an […]
Pâtisserie can be healthier and delicious! There’s a trend towards superfoods and clean living but why not compromise and have desserts with both healthy and ‘decadent’ ingredients? We’ll whip up a genoise sponge with flour, ground almonds, cornflour and xylitol (a birch sugar substitute) then […]
Pithiviers, galette des rois (French king cake) recipe for Epiphany, danger and Johnny Depp in a box!
Do you want to be king or queen for the day? Just bake this easy galette and make sure you find the fève hidden in there. What’s a fève? A bean or porcelaine trinket and I’ll be showing you some cute ones. On January 6 or […]