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Classic French dishes that are perfect for Bastille Day

Bastille Day is a great excuse to have a French style picnic, lunch or dinner. And these quick and simple classic French dishes are perfect …

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How to make Liqueur 44

This sweet liqueur from Normandy has a long history. It’s said that a Norman Knight whilst on a crusade to the Holy Land was attacked …

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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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Gateau a la broche | An extraordinary French cake

Gateau à la broche: At a festival of food in Etaples-sur-Mer in Pas de Calais, northern France, I was mesmerised by a cake making demonstration …

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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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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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