White Chocolate Cake is just what I would serve on a Christmas or New Years Eve Party. It is luxurious, wintery and festive looking and absolutely decadent. The cake is very rich but the buttery sweetness of the white chocolate cream is perfectly balanced with a freshness of the blueberries. Served with a glass ofContinue reading

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  This is the time to start planning the holiday menu and why not start with dessert! Putting together these ice cream tartlets couldn’t be simpler really, I make a simple digestive cookie base, fill the tart moulds with my vanilla ice-cream and top the tarts with caramelized orange slices before serving. You can ofContinue reading

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Classic Panna Cotta is one of those foolproof desserts which are beautiful, delicious and easy to make. You have the choice of making the heavier version using 1 little of cream, or to be calorie conscious and use whole milk only. In this recipe I suggest a combination of cream and milk for a notContinue reading

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Serves 6 Iles Flottantes or Floating Island is a classic French dessert consisting of a poached meringue floating in a sea of crème anglaise as the name suggests it. It is known but not overwhelmingly popular in North America while it is much appreciated until today in France and can be found on the menuContinue reading

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My latest posts are dedicated to my son’s food cravings. Homemade Bounty Bars are among David’s favorite guilty pleasures, fortunately they are quick and simple to make. It is important to use full fat desiccated coconut, the low fat variety will not do. As to the chocolate, I use alpine milk chocolate bars but youContinue reading

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    Baba au Rhum is another French classic which I like to prepare when expecting guest for dinner. It s elegant, wildly appreciated by most and can be prepared hours in advance. Use the best quality rum as you will clearly taste it in the babas. I use artisanal vanilla pod flavored rum fromContinue reading

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These White Chocolate Tarts are my tribute to the World Chocolate Day which I admit was yesterday but, I am sure you would agree with me, is never too late to celebrate. The tart shell recipe is relatively low in fat which prevents is from becoming soggy even after 24 hours of filling them withContinue reading

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This no churn very vanilla ice cream is quite simply tastes great and is ready in 5 minutes, freezing time not included. Yes, sure you can just buy it from the grocery store but first, it is not quite the same and second, you would deprive yourself and your family of the tickling joy ofContinue reading

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