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Crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette

Shrove Tuesday came and went. What stayed is my memory of one of my favourite desserts: Crêpes Suzette. I know, I know! I missed the pancake day with this recipe. Believe me, being a dad of two is not easy. Enough excuses, better late than never. And I simply cannot make myself wait another year to share this recipe with you. I must confess, I am have a soft spot for pancakes in any form. Drop scones, American pancakes, crêpes…

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Palmiers

Palmiers

I will continue in the sharing sweets theme and we are staying in France. This time I will share with you a recipe for Palmiers. They are great as a way of using up puff pastry trimming and off-cuts from other recipes. When savings the trimmings don’t roll them into a ball, or it will spoil carefully created layering in the pastry. Instead place the trimmings in layers and roll them into one sheet of pastry with a rolling pin….

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Madeleines

Madeleines

Santa has been very kind to me last Christmas. Amongst other wonderful presents I got a madeleine baking tray. I being myself had to test it as soon as possible, regardless of any new year’s diet resolutions (not that I ever stick to any). Madeleines are small sponge cakes traditional from the Lorraine region in France. They are great for sharing at parties or as part of the afternoon tea display. Traditionally they are made with Genoise batter but I…

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Sourdough waffles

Sourdough waffles

I will continue with the quick breakfast theme. Waffles for me is another idea of a quick, no fuss breakfast best suited for busy mornings. This is because I cook my waffles in advance and freeze them. Then I all have to do in the morning in is simply put them in the toaster straights from the freezer. This make them deliciously warm, crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle. Just add handful of berries and a drizzle…

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