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doughs

rhubarb square
Pâtisserie

Rhubarb custard squares

By On June 24, 2015

In Kusmark, the apple trees, now heavy with blossoms are buzzing with bumblebees. The rhubarb has grown taller than me. Strawberry and raspberry bushes are just starting to bloom. Yes, every time… Read more.

rolling dough
Pâtisserie

Pastry chef tips – Flatten the dough with the palm of your hand

By On April 14, 2015

More often than not, I always share tips and techniques in my posts. Why clingfilm to the touch, how to fold cream when making a mousse, how to get a neat crack… Read more.

tarte tropezienne
Pâtisserie

The sound of icebergs – La tarte tropézienne

By On March 16, 2015

There is the sound of the icebergs bumping into each other with every wave, not unlike a distant thunderstorm. There is the forest that I’ve walked through so many times before, now… Read more.

blind baking tarts
Pâtisserie

A few notes on blind-baking tarts

By On January 28, 2015

Butter the rings I like to butter my rings before lining with dough. It will slide down the ring more easily and won’t ever ever stick to it once baked. How to… Read more.

chocolate tart orange-2
Pâtisserie

Une histoire de tarte au chocolat et oranges sanguines

By On January 24, 2015

[A story of chocolate tart and blood oranges] The story of this chocolate tart is a simple one. It all started when a friend asked me to show him how to make… Read more.

pate-brisee
Pâtisserie

Maitriser la pâte brisée, pas à pas – Mastering shortcrust pastry, step by step

By On February 13, 2014

Pâte brisée [shortcrust pastry] is a staple in every French home. For us, the recipe comes from my grand-mère, and of course, before I came around, it wasn’t much of a recipe.… Read more.

apricot tart
Pâtisserie

Un dîner d’été – Tarte à l’abricot et à la pistache

By On June 23, 2012

[A midsummer dinner – Apricot and pistachio tart] I had a pâton of pâte sucrée in the fridge. And a little bag of roasted pistachios a friend brought back from Lebanon. And… Read more.

scones
Pâtisserie

Not unlike living in cotton – Scones, scones, scones…

By On May 10, 2012

So it seems I’ve told you I’d see you soon with tips for the perfect scones. Apparently, soon can hold different meanings. A birthday to the sound of drum n’ bass, and… Read more.

tart shells
Memories

Bonjour novembre

By On November 1, 2011

[Hello November] Is it just me, or do you also feel like that – more than any other month – tarts belong to November? It usually happens without a warning. And without… Read more.

chouquettes
Pâtisserie

Comptine d’un autre été – Des chouquettes

By On May 25, 2011

[Lullaby from another summer – Sugar choux puffs] I could tell you how my dad would take me to the boulangerie after school, as I was smaller than the smallest tree of… Read more.