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Fee-fi-fo- Flan!

I tasted and cooked my first Flan!

I prefer to call it Crème Caramel and pretend that I am not me, but a renowned French chef who for this moment made a very over cooked Flan. 199 more words

French Crepes/any kind you like!

On a recent trip to New Orleans my niece, Ashley Tomlinson, introduced me to these cute little crepe carts. Not only can you watch the crepes being made, but you can choose from a large variety of fruits and sauces, even grand marnier and other liqueurs. 276 more words

Gluten-free chocolate mousse cake with a raspberry insert

I’ve been thinking about tackling French style cakes for a while and a very special boy’s birthday cake wish was the perfect excuse for the project. 1,337 more words


I am not Maison Ladurée, but I can sure try to be.

Ah, le macaron.  The iconic, airy, colorful sandwich cookie that evokes the tenants of all things French: chic, beautiful, delicious….and extremely temperamental.  The macaron arguably elicits the very stereotype of the Parisian people that they often deny (or proudly uphold, depending on which one you talk to): complicated, meticulous, difficult to replicate, and exacting to the last detail. 1,284 more words


Tarte aux pommes

French apple pie has nothing to do with its American patriotic cousin from the Vermont state.  In France we call  apple pie: “Tarte aux pommes” and it is more of a tart than a pie. 149 more words

Los Angeles

A stop at the famous Angelina at Versailles and Laduree

I’m enjoying my experience at Versailles and it is better than I could have imagined when I run into Angelina. It was a sweet surprise. I must have mulled over and debated with myself for nearly an hour about what to order. 95 more words

French Lemon Yogurt Cake

We are currently sitting in the waiting room at the Cleveland Clinic anxiously waiting for my sister to have her baby, so I thought this was a pretty good time to right this post. 439 more words

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