Tag: cakes

gluten free baked alaska

The gluten-free pastry chef – A story and a vanilla and raspberry baked Alaska

We started our day with a breakfast made of baguette and butter – or was it butter and baguette? – and coffee, of course. We drove to Antibes and sat on the clear plastic chairs facing the doctor. And there, she said it: gluten-free. I had read books on how gluten affects hypothyroidism. And I […]

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clafoutis paris pastry club plate

No other day than a Sunday – Clafoutis aux myrtilles, le Paris Pastry Club

[Blueberry clafoutis] The recipes I make don’t come in printed words. They come in barely-readable letters that I’ve written too fast. Felt-tip pen codes, more often than not smudged with water, or butter, or as you’ve heard me say before, chocolate. Ingredients quantities are crossed out and forever adjusted. I keep those notes in identical […]

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cake-chocolat

Oops #4 – Le cake au chocolat

I’ve been going through my pictures. There is this chocolate loaf cake. And really, it’s been haunting me. I made it at my grand-mère‘s house. Back on the twenty-third of march 2008, at 12:38, or so says the EXIF data. Now if only it would tell me which recipe I used. Because no matter how […]

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