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I came across these little cakes recently at an Italian coffee shop in Dublin.  They are in fact French in origin and are really delicious.  So delicious that I thought I should have a go at making them and save myself the trip to the Italian coffee shop, which was becoming something of a habit.   150 more words



I had a go at making Madeleines.  They are suprisingly easy to make and delicious. Like many good baking products, they are French, originally from the North East of France.   126 more words


Mother's Day cupcakes

Now I know what you’re all thinking. “Mothers day was three Sundays ago you numpty”. Yup – guilty as charged! But hopefully you will still enjoy making these, and they are suitable for anytime really… 536 more words

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[Explore] :: The time I almost died

Okay guys, maybe I’m being a bit dramatic however, have you ever tasted something that was so delicious that you had to stop everything just to process what was going on? 151 more words


Iconic Canelé of Bordeaux

Many stories in one…

Six hundred patisseries in Bordelais, fabricating fifteen million each year, for gourmands across country and town.

The Iconic Canelé, a gateaux with perfumed soft centre, of rum and vanilla, encrusted in golden caramel. 362 more words

Nutella Brioche Star

Otherwise known as “Pizza with a twist” revisited, on the sweet side! What can I say about it? 3 letters: OMG!

Brioche dough:

As per the twist, in my bread machine, dough setting, mine is liquid in first: 266 more words

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