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Customizable Almond Cakes

Customizable Almond Cakes

Last week I was at Kate Hill’s Kitchen at Camont teaching a 5 day Pastry Workshop on all sorts of delicious French pastries. Each day we took our time mastering all the base recipes you need to go forth and create! For each recipe I […]

Ice Cream Cake à la Française

Ice Cream Cake à la Française

The Frenchman’s birthday was last week and I had far too much fun making not one, but TWO birthday desserts. I’m not sure which was my favorite, but with the heat we’ve been having in Strasbourg, I’m leaning toward the ice cream cake. Called Vacherin […]

Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Imagine a Strawberry Shortcake in a layered cake format and you’re just about there. Introducing the Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte! After snagging an entire plaque of strawberries I got to baking in the kitchen of the lovely home in the 16th arrondissement I was watching. Whipped […]

Epic Mixed Berry Muffins

One of the things I love about summer is berries! Especially blueberries-myrtilles in French. I even bought two blueberry bushes two years ago in hopes of having bushels of blueberries on my doorstep. Apparently they are pretty finicky. After producing a grand total of 10 […]

Neopolitan Cupcakes (ie. Princess Cupcakes)

Neopolitan Cupcakes (ie. Princess Cupcakes)

Flashback to some cupcakes I made a couple weeks ago before the craziness of the Paris move happened! What do you make for a bridal shower?? I’m a bridesmaid for my friend Catherine’s wedding and since I wasn’t going to be there for most of […]

One Impressive Easy Cake

A couple of weeks ago on Mother’s day I told my mom that as a present I would cook anything she picked out (secretly hoping it wasn’t anything too difficult). Dinner seemed easy enough: Herb Crusted Salmon with Roasted Potatoes. But dessert… well let’s just […]