Do you like mousse? I love it. It is normally based on beaten egg whites or whipped cream. And you can give it many different flavours. With fruit purees, you can make mango mousse, blueberry mousse, lemon mousse, etc. And also you can make savory mousses such as fish puree and foie gras. I love […]
Today I am making Lemon Tart with Meringue. Today I am using a blind baked tart shell. Blind baking is baking a pie crust or pastry without filling. I will add in lemon filling in it. Then decorate with Italian meringue. You remember? Before, we made French meringue a few times. But I am making […]
Subscribe for more videos Basic pastry technique to make tarts. Today I will do this without food processor. There are three different pie crusts: Pate Brisee(shortcrust pastry), pate sucree (sweet shortcrust), and pate sablee (crumbly crust). It depends on recipes but generally shortcrust goes well with sweet fillings, Sweet shortcrust is for less sweet fillings […]
Basic meringue recipe requires only 3 ingredients.
When I was young, my mother used to cook French toast for us, me and my brother. It was simple but we loved it because it was delicious and, of course, it was French! French Toast is definitely for Sunday breakfast or brunch. Don’t forget to use stale bread. Traditionally hard bread is eaten dipped […]
French coconut macarons – gluten free recipe – Gluten Free Recipe Today I am making one of my favorite French little sweets, Congolais, aka Rochers a la noix de coco. These are lovely soft macarons with full coconut flavor. I added apricot jam for softer texture and fruity flavor. Once I taste this coconut macaron, I […]
So, you opted for home-made pie dough instead of supermarket ready-made. That’s great. Here goes the recipe of Pâte Sucrée , sweet pie crust.
Hi, Today I am making palets de dames. I love adding rum in the pastry and these are probably the easiest rum flavored pastry. Make them in a snap and treat yourself and your family with these petits fours!
When I feel hungry during tea time, I make my French traditional dense pound cake, quatre-quart, with a snap. It’s a simple buttery French pound cake which needs equal amounds of four ingredients: butter, flour, sugar, and eggs. No wonder it is literally 4 fourths! A quatre-quart doesn’t have special flavor but it is eaten […]
Fruit glaze is for finition (finish) in making fruit tarts and brushing layers in cakes making. For fruit pies/tarts, normally red fruits jam such as strawberry jam is used. And for cakes apricot jam is recommended.
Subscribe for more videos. French meringue is very basic in baking. You can make many desserts such as macarons and Japanese sponge cake (kasutera) with French meringue. Ingredients 3 eggs, medium-sized, separated ½ cup and 1 teaspoon of caster sugar (61 g) Method On medium speed, beat the egg whites until hard peaks. Then add sugar […]
Coffee Sablés Recipe – French Diamond Cookie. Sablé.. sable is sand in French. That’s why Sablé can crumble easily. Enjoy this slightly coffee flavored cookies. My recipe is not wicked sweet unlike other traditional French desserts. Perfect coffee accompaniment!