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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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Matcha (green tea) éclairs

I am a great fan of Japanese pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoiki. He opened his first patisserie in Paris where he honed his skills before opening his pastisserie in Japan very much later. He is a master of French pastries and … Continue reading

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Tarte aux fruits (fruit tart)

What better way to christen a new blog with a post on tarts! Tarte aux fruits is one of my favourite tarts of all time. Why? One can’t deny how gorgeous it looks – the vibrant colours of the seasons … Continue reading

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