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Tarte aux fruits 2.0

I started this blog with a post on tarte aux fruits (fruit tart). Fast forward four years and one hundred and eighty-four posts later, it remains as one of my favourite tarts and maybe dessert of all time. I get … Continue reading

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Passion fruit pâte à choux with crumble tops

Hello! Sunny weather ushers in bright hues of yellow and orange along with the promise of happy new beginnings. It is hard to shy away from how colours can tint one’s mood. Oh, and weather for that matter. Bright and … Continue reading

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Lavender La Religieuse

Hello all, I’m back from Italy. It’s a little too soon, but I’m missing the glorious last days of fall, the strong caffès and the Italian’s la dolce vita, the sweet life. I promise I would share my travels and adventures as … Continue reading

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Red wine poached pear tart

Poaching fruits is not only a brilliant way to extend the shelf’s life of the said fruit, it also introduces a lovely sweetness and texture to the fruit which makes them the perfect dessert. One of my all-time favourites is … Continue reading

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Gâteau Basque (Basque tart)

Basque is a region that I really hope to visit one day. I have read and heard so much about this region that many call a culinary destination for gourmands. It must probably seem very strange that I embarked on … Continue reading

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