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How to make perfect Profiteroles

This is a classic on French brasserie dessert menus: choux puffs, filled with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and covered with hot chocolate sauce! …

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Discovering the wines of Bordeaux | Merlot

Merlot wines so often gets pushed aside into the shadows of Cabernet Sauvignon. “Cabernet is King” is commonly the imposing mantra. And with the grand …

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Delicious recipe for Reblochon Pithiviers

Reblochon cheese is a true taste of the French Alps. Made in Haute-Savoie it’s used in many dishes and this baked Reblochon pithiviers style pie …

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How to make French Merveilleux cakes

Merveilleux cakes are a simple base of two things: meringue and whipped cream. You’ll see them in almost every patisserie in France. “As is often …

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Rolled Raspberry Mousse Cake

Rolled cakes are often seen in France only around the holidays, with the traditional Bûche de Nöel, but they are delicious any time of the …

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Recipe for Goat cheese toasted sandwich French style!

Goats cheese and honey are the perfect taste combination. Pop them between two slices of bread and toast them and you have a quick, easy …

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Recipe for potato gratin with saffron

Saffron is the world’s most precious spice and it might surprise you to know that it’s produced in Touraine, Loire Valley. Just a few kilos …

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Hay-smoked salmon with a citrus sauce

Salmon or trout fillets cooked over hay on the hob is an easy dish to cook but it packs a whole bunch of flavour. And …

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Recipe for barbecued caramel salted toffee apples

This has to be one of the easiest deserts to make. Ever. And if you love barbecues and toffee apples – you’ll love this. I …

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Recipe for barbecued beetroot and beet slaw with hazelnuts

This is a really easy, really tasty and fresh way to serve beetroot with style. I learned this recipe in the French Alps, at the …

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