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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

... Passion by Gerard Dubois - the French pastries heaven ...

I have never been to France (ok not even anywhere in Europe.. *sob*) but I always carry this fantasy of how France would be like; how elegant French people are, how good they are at taking their time to enjoy the small bits of life, and how refined and delicate their cuisine is. 691 more words

Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin is a classic French dessert. You can think of it as an apple pie version of the popular pineapple upside-down cake. In a Tarte Tatin, the apples are caramelized in sugar, then they are covered with puff pastry and baked. 1,134 more words


The Baba au Rhum Affair

Typically, there are three favorite dessert categories people choose from when dining in a French restaurant. There are the crème brûlée lovers, the mousse au chocolat lovers and then there are fruitarians who crave tarte tartin or other fruity things. 871 more words



Happy Mother’s Day if you live in one of those countries that are celebrating it today.

I always find it a bit confusing that Mother’s Day is a different days on each country. 151 more words


Pear Tart with Custard

I went to visit the Loire Valley a couple of years ago.  One of the towns I visited was Bourgueil.  Bourgueil is located between Saumur and and Chinon and is well-known for its red wines. 504 more words