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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.

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.

Basil & Lime Pesto: Quick and Saucy - Mad about Macarons

Basil & Lime Pesto: Quick and Saucy - Mad about Macarons

Could you get me some basil, please? Antoine came back from the market with not just a few leaves but two huge plants of my favourite herb. There was only one thing for it; while it was so fragrant and fresh, I needed something that was quick to make: PESTO and pronto!   Only one […]

Roasted Figs in Port

Roasted Figs in Port

Quick roasted figs in Port with honey and a touch of lavender served chilled for dessert. Also delicious served with cheese.

Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

A quick and easy light gluten-free Clafoutis baked custard dessert, with a blueberry and lemon twist to the French classic that's great for dessert, teatime or breakfast.

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.

Quick French Apple Tart with Calvados Cream

Quick French Apple Tart with Calvados Cream

A fast and easy apple dessert to prepare at the last minute with ready-made puff pastry, 2 Granny Smith apples, honey, butter, almonds and Calvados. Add the extra Calvados cream for special occasions.

Berry Gratin with Elderflower

Berry Gratin with Elderflower

French Berry Gratin, a quick yet elegant summer fruit dessert with fresh berries in an elderflower sabayon and toasted under the grill.

Pure Vegetable Soup

Pure Vegetable Soup

A quick, chunky and healthy soup recipe that's perfect for any time of year, using the freshest seasonal vegetables and herbs

Cheesy Red Onion Pepper Cornbread

Cheesy Red Onion Pepper Cornbread

Cheesy Red Onion Pepper Cornbread, a healthy quick bread recipe without yeast or sugar and topped with roasted vegetables

Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

Enjoy stuffed mini pumpkins as a side-dish, a light lunch or main dish. What's more, they're tasty, quick and easy too! Use the recipe base as a guide to your creativity.

Quick No-Suet Mincemeat - Macaron Filling

Quick No-Suet Mincemeat - Macaron Filling

An easy, quick no-suet mincemeat recipe, ideal for vegetarians and doesn't need much time to mature compared with traditional mincemeat. It also makes a fabulous filling for macarons!

Fiadone Corsican Cheesecake

Fiadone Corsican Cheesecake

Light and fluffy Fiadone Corsican Cheesecake - a quick and easy classic dessert from Corsica using Brocciu ewe's milk (or ricotta) cheese and laced with lemon.

Dark Chocolate Lava Cakes

Dark Chocolate Lava Cakes

Quick recipe for French classic Moelleux au Chocolat or lava cakes with 5 basic ingredients. Easy to prepare, yet elegant to whip up in 30 mins for family or special occasions.

Honey Lemon Sablé Biscuits

Honey Lemon Sablé Biscuits

Quick and easy cookies that are delicious using a strong mountain honey or Acacia honey that are particularly good with a pot of ginger Rooibos tea if you have a cold - or not!

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.

Corsican Terre & Mer Salad

Corsican Terre & Mer Salad

A quick and delicious salad where land meets sea on a plate. Serve Scottish smoked salmon with Corsican charcuterie and add some green salad, apple and beetroot.

Sticky Baked Amaretti Peaches

Sticky Baked Amaretti Peaches

A quick and easy chilled summer dessert to make the most of peach and raspberry season. With a French touch of lavender and honey. Can't find Amaretti biscuits? Use crushed macaron shells instead.

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