Posts Tagged ‘Dessert’

Tarte Tatin

This is another of my mum’s recipes — the secret is to cook the apples slowly and gently in the caramel. The juices of the apples mix with the caramel and then evaporate to leave a deliciously thick syrup. We

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Creme Brulee aux Pruneaux et Armagnac

When you think about French desserts, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Creme brûlée of course! This is my slight variation on the classic dish adding sweet prunes and armagnac. The most important thing about making a

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Pain Perdu with Vanilla Ice-Cream & Figs

This version of French toast is a mix between the traditional version and a good English bread and butter pudding. The caramelised figs add a beautiful sweetness to this dessert.

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Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a straightforward dessert to make, but be careful not to overcook as the batter will turn tough. Individual servings of this dessert look impressive for a dinner party. It must always be served warm though — never cold

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Pear and Almond Tart

Tarte aux poires bourdaloue This tart takes me back to my time as an apprentice as though it were only yesterday. It also reminds me that a dish doesn’t have to be complicated to be truly great. The combination of

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