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Pain d'épices

Pain d'épices

Recipe for French gingerbread, a classic served around Christmas time, best made a few days before eating. Made with mainly honey and rye flour (no eggs), it's quick to make. Adapted and translated from Julien Cantenot's recipe in Nov/Dec 2021 issue of Fou de Pâtisserie Magazine and doubled the recipe for a larger loaf tin.

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

French style coconut macaroons made with unsweetened coconut, sugar, egg whites, honey and salt. Either made in mounds or pyramid shaped like in France.(Not to be confused with Parisian macarons which are made with ground almonds and are sandwiched together with 2 ruffled shells.)

French Coq au Vin Recipe

French Coq au Vin Recipe

Authentic French casserole with chicken in red wine. Recipe has a long marinade time to intensify flavours which cuts down final cooking time.

Summer Roasted Vegetables (Tian de Légumes)

Summer Roasted Vegetables (Tian de Légumes)

A tian dish of roasted summer vegetables is a popular Provençal classic. So easy to prepare, this is basically sliced tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini and onions baked with olive oil, herbs and garlic to concentrate their flavours. Excellent with BBQs or grilled meats and fish.

Financier Cakes

Financier Cakes

Moist buttery almond French teacakes made with egg whites, browned butter, ground almonds, sugar and a little flour. Authentically shaped as a gold bar or oval to reflect the cake's history. Makes 18 classic financier cakes (or 30 mini).

Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

Quick and easy recipe for a creamy parmesan tart with fresh asparagus

Pork in Honey Sauce

Pork in Honey Sauce

Easy French recipe for tenderloin pork. Fillets are caramelised in honey and mixed with cream or crème fraîche to create a delicious and quick sauce.

Creamy Lemon Sauce

Creamy Lemon Sauce

The most creamy lemon sauce to serve with roast chicken, turkey or to accompany vegetables.

Thyme to be Sage with Buttered Asparagus - Mad about Macarons

Thyme to be Sage with Buttered Asparagus - Mad about Macarons

This past week I was so ashamed of the garden. I had run away from it for too long. The weather didn’t give me an excuse, either, as the sun was shining. It was time to JUST DO IT! My back has been killing me since (the computer doesn’t help, either!) but the effort was […]

Creamiest French rice pudding recipe using egg yolks

Creamiest French rice pudding recipe using egg yolks

Creamiest riz au lait (French rice pudding) recipe using egg yolks

Thai sweet potato croquette recipe and KGB Paris Review

Thai sweet potato croquette recipe and KGB Paris Review

KGB review, sister restaurant of Ze Kitchen Galerie. French cuisine with Asian influences. Recipe from chef William Ledeuil, Thai sweet potato croquettes

Leek, Pumpkin and Ginger Soup (to serve with Curry Macarons) - Mad about Macarons

Leek, Pumpkin and Ginger Soup (to serve with Curry Macarons) - Mad about Macarons

A perfectly simple yet healthy winter warming pumpkin soup with a few benefits of leeks and ginger. Serve with fried sage leaves.

French Monkfish Stew (Lotte à L'Américaine/Armoricaine)

French Monkfish Stew (Lotte à L'Américaine/Armoricaine)

An easy Monkfish recipe from France using meat from the monkfish tail cooked in tomatoes, garlic, onions, white wine, Cognac and served with rice - a perfect dish for special occasions

Asparagus Clafoutis with Parmesan Sauce

Asparagus Clafoutis with Parmesan Sauce

A perfect elegant yet simple dinner starter or light summer lunch. Serve with a crusty baguette to mop up the most silky creamy parmesan sauce. The sauce quantity is good for individual portions but if making this as one big family size, I'd double the sauce quantity.

Broccoli Hummus

Broccoli Hummus

A quick and easy healthy spread replacing the traditional chickpeas with broccoli. Just so happens to be vegan, dairy free and gluten free.

Almond Milk Rice Pudding

Almond Milk Rice Pudding

A Quick French Riz au lait rice pudding made with organic almond milk for a healthy vegan breakfast or dessert and an easy recipe to prepare using long-life cupboard ingredients.

Dubarry Cauliflower Cream Soup

Dubarry Cauliflower Cream Soup

A rich, creamy French classic soup or velouté that was created for Madame du Barry, King Louis XV's last and favourite mistress, who adored cauliflower

French Apple Crumble Cake

French Apple Crumble Cake

A chilled healthy Apple crumble style cake - served chilled with a naturally sweet and spiced apple compote sandwiched between an oat and almond crumble

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins (no added sugar)

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins (no added sugar)

Healthy breakfast muffins with no added sugar: just naturally sweetened with banana, moist dried fruits and brazil nuts.

Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Bites

Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Bites

Easy Caprese tomato mozzarella & basil bites are concentrated in flavour with roasted tomatoes, making them great party food and full of flavour at any time of year.

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