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A French dessert timeout for foodies: mouthwatering clafouti

Llight and custardy, made with cherries (traditionally), figs, raspberries, apples, pears, or blueberries soaked in cognac, put this on your summer menu.  Here’s a Julia Child recipe or, if you’re too lazy to make it, fly to Paris and go directly to one of the addresses below for a genuine sample. 269 more words

Paris Tips

A Tree Grows in Philly

It’s not a giant tree.

I think, actually, it’s a “semi-dwarf” tree.

But now, in its seventh full year in soil, it’s cranking out quarts and quarts and quarts of sweet, plump cherries faster than we can pick and eat and process them. 696 more words

Ate It Up

Black and blue berry nice summer tart recipe with a hint of mint!

My apologies but I couldn’t resist the pun on words.  It’s such a berry very nice tart.  Neither can I resist the tart itself, recommended by Kate of Cornwall who regularly and impressively makes cakes from this blog and many other sources.  786 more words


Clafouti or cherry omelette?

Can anyone send me a good receipe for Clafouti? Mine looks ok but tastes like a cherry omelette…..what went wrong? There’s a little of Jon’s cherry jam in the glass….also a bit too sweet and not enough cherry taste. 13 more words


Apricot Clafouti

Apricot Clafouti :


  • Melted butter, to grease
  • 1 x 425g ctn apricot halves in syrup, drained
  • 55g (¼ cup) caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour…
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Healthy Food

Plum clafoutis

Michel Roux’s book “Desserts” has a chapter called Crêpes, batters and beignets. I’ve decided to make this the next step in my learning and make all kinds of delicious dishes including donuts, fried fruit parcels and soufflé crêpes. 347 more words

Pastry Basics

Sweet and Savoury Treats

Yesterday I wanted to make some scones to take to my mum’s house for afternoon tea.  I wanted to make a really nice savoury scone so I had a look through my recipe books and found a delicious looking recipe for Bacon and Cheese Scones in “Peter Gordon Everyday”.   234 more words