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Pistachio Financiers | French Tea Cakes

Financiers are so easy to make, they use everyday ingredients and equipment and they look and taste great. These tea cakes are usually made with …

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Recipe for French jammy lunettes biscuits

  These sweet little biscuits are the perfect afternoon pick-me-up snack – not too sweet but sweet enough to give you a boost of energy. …

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Recipe for Nougat of Tours cake

Unlike the famous chewy nougat of Montélimar, Nougat of Tours is actually a cake. And it’s seriously scrumptious. It’s a speciality of the Tourraine region, …

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Cormery Macarons, Loire Valley speciality

Touraine in the Loire Valley isn’t just famous for its gorgeous castles. Gastronomy also plays a starring role in the region. One of the sweet …

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Strawberry souffle with orange liqueur

Serves 4 400g (2 cups) strawberries 120ml (1/2 cup) orange liqueur such as Grand Mariner or Cointreau 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites 100g caster …

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How to make Moelleux au Chocolat

How to make moelleux au chocolat and turn out the most delicious molten chocolate cake every time! The base of this deliciously fabulous chocolate cake …

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Recipe for Earl Grey Madeleines

Earl Grey Madeleines: The beauty of these buttery cakes is that they can be made by hand quite easily. They have a distinctive shape, which …

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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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