Recipes

Pre-Order My Cookbook!

Pre-Order My Cookbook!

I am so so thrilled to announce that the time has come! My book, French Pastry Made Simple, can be pre-ordered anywhere books are sold! Coming April 2021, expect fool-proof DELICIOUS French pastry recipes. Amazon (Click Here for US, Canada, and France)Barnes & NobleBookshop.orgIndigoBooks-a-MillionIndie BoundBook Depository (shipping worldwide)… and wherever…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

I must admit that I always have a can of pumpkin in my pantry either for my favorite Pumpkin Muffins or maybe something like this! These are so delicious that Francois and I ate them all in about two days. So yes, good enough for…

Mini Bespoke Charlottes

Mini Bespoke Charlottes

These cute little French pastries were made in just over an hour in our Surprise Bake Along on September 26th! What fun they are to make! There are just three easy components… including making Ladyfingers from scratch (oui!!), a simple mousse for the interior, and…

Peach Crumble Tart

Peach Crumble Tart

This just screams summer and is the perfect mash-up of French and American. This Peach Crumble Tart is pretty much my French version of the All American Pie meets crumble in a tart shell. The crisp melt-in-your-mouth tart crust is filled to the brim with…

Chaussons aux Pommes

Chaussons aux Pommes

These are divine….! Perfect for breakfast and were made on a whim, a quarantine-let’s-bake whim! These are one of Francois’ favorite things to get from a boulangerie for breakfast, and for him a sort of test of how good the bakery is (along with a…

Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

A little twist on a classic! Using fresh goat cheese works as a great alternative or update for a traditional cream cheese frosting on a carrot cake. Fresh goat cheese is subtle in flavor with a soft “twang” and when combined with sugar and butter,…