Healthy French home made food to share with friends and family.

Puddings

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Luscious Chocolate Mousse inspired by https://www.deliaonline.com’ s Complete How to Cook book. I love the simplicity of this recipe as you only need 2 ingredients, chocolate and eggs, and it’s a perfect dessert for dairy intolerant persons. I served it with fresh raspberries, a match […]

Baked Figs and Pears with Ginger & Hazelnut Soya Ice Cream

Baked Figs and Pears with Ginger & Hazelnut Soya Ice Cream

On our way to Primark with my daughter, I saw a big punnet of figs in Tooting Market for only £3 and could not resist buying it, imagining all the different ways to use them. I loooooove figs. I wanted to do a healthy-ish dessert […]

Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

It is a delicious Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie from https://www.bbcgoodfood.com December 2018 issue. This was very Christmassy and a bit different from individual mince pies. It was very easy to do and delicious if you like mincemeat and marzipan. ➡️ 500gr shortcrust pastry ➡️ 150gr Marzipan, […]

Galette des Rois (Kings’ cake)

Galette des Rois (Kings’ cake)

The galette des rois is a puff pastry cake made of almonds, butter, eggs and sugar and is traditionally shared at Epiphany, on 6 January, celebrating the moment when baby Jesus was presented to the Three Wise Men, Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar, in Bethlehem. A small […]

Pear & Chocolate Cake

Pear & Chocolate Cake

I love mixing fruit to chocolate, and I find that pear or raspberry match chocolate particularly well. So today I had a can of pears in syrup handy in my cupboard, so I did this super easy recipe of Pear and Chocolate Cake. I deliberately […]

Pear Tarte Tatin

Pear Tarte Tatin

I learnt how to bake a Tarte Tatin from my Mum years ago as it is a French classic. It is so easy and simply delicious. You can use lots of fruits, apples, pears, mangoes, etc… One of my fav is definitely the caramelised Pear Tarte Tatin […]

Fig & Almond Clafoutis

Fig & Almond Clafoutis

I am making the most of figs which are at the height of the season now!!! I love them, I bought another punnet of gigantic fresh purple figs at https://www.marksandspencer.com and really fancied baking last night so used a https://www.marieclaire.fr/cuisine/ recipe of Fig & Almond Clafoutis. It’s […]

Honey-Roasted Figs

Honey-Roasted Figs

Do you like to eat seasonal fruit and veg? I certainly do. Fruits are cheaper to start with and so much better as they don’t have to travel from far abroad to be delicious. At the moment, figs are in full season (from August to […]

Apricot, Almond and Pistachio Tart

Apricot, Almond and Pistachio Tart

The perfect pudding for a Sunday lunch with friends. It is an Apricot, Almond and Pistachio Tart. It is so easy to bake and the combination of apricots and pistachios is heaven! You can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream with it if you fancy […]

Apricot and Pistachio Frangipane Cake

Apricot and Pistachio Frangipane Cake

This year, for Father’s Day, I made a fantastic pudding that I found in one of my https://www.bbcgoodfood.com magazines. It is an Apricot & Pistachio Frangipane Cake. That was sticky, sweet, moorish, decadent, heavenly… we all had second servings..Get your aprons on and get baking! Print […]