France

Like a Local in Paris: 2nd Arrondissement

Like a Local in Paris: 2nd Arrondissement

I was a Paris local for 3 years – The first year while I was in school I moved around 4 different times- YES! So when I returned after spending a year back home, I vowed to find one spot and stay there! That ended […]

Glazed French Madeleine Recipe

Glazed French Madeleine Recipe

A classic French madeleine comes in a beautiful shell shape- soft cake, a slight perfume of lemon, and with this recipe, a delightful crunch from the glaze on top. Tips to achieve the perfect French Madeleine: #1 Rest your batter overnight in the fridge. I […]

How to Make Springerle Cookies

How to Make Springerle Cookies

Last week I tried my hand at Springerle cookies, a Christmas cookie from the Alsace-Lorraine area of France, and into Germany and Switzerland. I’d seen pictures of them before but never made them, and after being tempted into purchasing one of the cookie molds at […]

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

This weekend Eileen and I did our first food photography and pastry workshop together in Paris. Seriously what an incredible time we had. The ladies that come were lovely and we were constantly laughing in between pastry and photography tips. We made French macarons together […]

Exciting News: Pastry Weekend Adventure at Camont

Exciting News: Pastry Weekend Adventure at Camont

**DATE CHANGE** We are moving this fabulous weekend to September 21-23 when the weather will be a little cooler and just that much better for pastry making! UPDATE: Sold Out! We are talking about dates for the next one and would love for you to […]

Rhubarb Stripe Cake with Lemon and Ginger

Rhubarb Stripe Cake with Lemon and Ginger

Rhubarb used to be this very mysterious fruit to me. Or was it a vegetable? I’d heard of the classic rhubarb-strawberry pie combination but only a few years ago when I asked an American guy I was dating what his favorite dessert was. Maybe it […]