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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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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 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 Gateau de Savoie

We owe the Savoy Cake to the pastry chef of Amédée VI (1334 – 1383), Count of Savoy, Aosta and Maurienne. It was invented in …

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Baked Pears with an easy to make caramel sauce

Baked pears with a caramel sauce, a speciality of Brittany. It’s an irresistible combination! Ingredients 6 ripe Comice pears or any very firm, sweet pear, …

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How to make French salted caramel

Salted caramel (caramel beurre sale) is a speciality of Brittany. It’s all thanks to a chocolatier called Henri le Roux that we are able to …

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Recipe for Saint-Emilion style Macarons

In the 17th century, it wasn’t just vines that grew on the slopes around the village of Saint-Emilion in Bordeaux. Almond trees grew in abundance, …

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Rum Baba recipe and history

The classic rum baba is popular all over Europe and many lay claim to its origins. But no one can deny that it was in …

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Recipe for Gateau Basque

Gâteau Basque is a traditional dessert from the French Basque region. A layer of buttery soft biscuit pastry with a layer of jam (traditionally black …

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