Mad About Macarons

Mad About Macarons20 recipes

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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.

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).

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.

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

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

Chicken Prune Tagine

Chicken Prune Tagine

A lightly spiced chicken tagine with prunes, served with orange blossom and sultana semolina and topped with toasted almonds and fresh coriander - perfect winter comfort food. Savoury macarons optional!

Gratin Dauphinois

Gratin Dauphinois

Easy recipe for the French classic, Gratin Dauphinois. Enjoy this creamy, hearty side-dish with or without cheese. Serve with grilled meats or salmon or on its own with added bacon.

Goat Cheese & Walnut Pasta Sauce

Goat Cheese & Walnut Pasta Sauce

My saucy take on the French classic, Salade de Chèvre Chaud, with toasted walnuts and rosemary to create a delicious creamy goat cheese pasta sauce. Serve with fresh tagliatelle, spaghetti or fusilli - and add some chopped sun-dried tomatoes or fried bacon bits to go the full monty.

Classic French Crème Caramel

Classic French Crème Caramel

An easy, step by step recipe for the classic French Crème Caramel. No cream but made with milk and egg yolks for a light, melt-in-the-mouth dessert found in many Parisian brasseries.

Almond Lemon Easter Cake

Almond Lemon Easter Cake

A light, moist lemon cake made with ground almonds and soaked in tart lemon syrup that just happens to be gluten free. Decorate it for Easter with chocolate mendiants, mini Easter eggs and lemon macarons.

French Potato Gratin Savoyard

French Potato Gratin Savoyard

A delicious French potato gratin recipe without cream using thinly sliced potatoes, onions, cheese and chicken stock (or vegetable for vegetarians). The result is a lighter version of Gratin Dauphinois and an ideal accompaniment for roast meats or chicken.

Blanquette de Veau (French Veal Stew)

Blanquette de Veau (French Veal Stew)

Blanquette de Veau, a most popular French classic dish reputed to be THE French favourite of family dishes - most often translated as Veal Casserole in White Sauce

Creamy Lemon Ice Cream

Creamy Lemon Ice Cream

A creamy lemon ice cream recipe, using egg yolks (recipe requires an ice cream maker)

Strawberry & Pistachio Tart

Strawberry & Pistachio Tart

How to make a French strawberry tart from scratch with lush pistachio pastry cream. A useful dessert recipe for using up 5 egg yolks. Recipe adapted from Jill's book, Teatime in Paris.

Chocolate Orange Cream Desserts

Chocolate Orange Cream Desserts

A quick and easy French dessert to prepare in just 20 minutes and great for using 3 egg yolks. Chill for 2 hours and top with seasonal fruit.

Rhubarb & Strawberry Gratin

Rhubarb & Strawberry Gratin

Strawberry Rhubarb Gratin, a healthy and easy French dessert, made in 30 minutes. Top fruit with a custardy sabayon and grill for 2-3 minutes. Uses 3 egg yolks - save the whites for making macarons!

Saltimbocca Veal (or Chicken) Spirals

Saltimbocca Veal (or Chicken) Spirals

Quick, easy recipe for Veal or Chicken saltimbocca, the Italian classic, served as spirals with Parma ham or sun-dried tomatoes. Made in just 25 minutes.

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