Tag Archives: Tart

Fig Tarte Tatin

Included in the  items on my shopping list for France were Amora mustard, Veuve Clicquot and butter.  EU or not, Dijon style mustard and Veuve Clicquot are a lot more expensive in Germany; 43 Euros for the Veuve as compared … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin aux Mirabelles

I’m not a comfortable dessert maker.  I think I lack both confidence and interest.  However, there is that Emile Henry tarte tatin ensemble to make use of and Jade is always happy to see a dessert. I don’t like making … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin Abricots

Of course when I bought the apricots, I over bought again :(   However, not to worry, I had several packages of puff pastry in the freezer and decided to make a dessert.  Tarte Tatin. I took out the big, … Continue reading

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Romanesco Tarte with Bacon

I just discovered the romanesco broccoli about 3 or 4 years ago while walking through the open market; so exotic and so tasty!   When we saw them back in the market a couple of days ago, Jade and I … Continue reading

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Tarte aux Mirabelles with Almonds

Mirabelles are small French plums with a tart sweet taste.   They are a beautiful little fruit, even when abused by the rains like the ones below. Wanting to do something with this fruit, I searched my French cookbooks and … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Piperade Tart

Today, 14th of July, is France’s national day and is the equivalent of our 4th of July. They celebrate with picnics, parades and fireworks.   I understand that some of the French are also trying to barbecue on that day ;) Piperade … Continue reading

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Jade’s Rustic Apricot Jam Glazed Peach Pie

Jade’s peach pie is something you might need to have on your picnics this summer; scrumptious crust, light custard with sour cream and an apricot glaze with a hint of orange marmalade.   I liked it. Jade chose whipped cream but … Continue reading

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Jade’s Dessert Day

Jade has the kind of body that skinny jeans were made for but some days she eats like a truck driver whose second job is in a cotton field.  Yesterday was one of those days. For breakfast she had the … Continue reading

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Le Pique-Nique

In the town of Sens monthly magazine, they advertised a picnic for May 8th at 12:00.   Supposedly they would set up tables and barbecue pits for the community on the promenade that encircles the town.   I was pretty excited because … Continue reading

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Jade’s Leek and Gorgonzola Quiche

Every Wednesday Jade has a day off from school.  Today she was food gazing in my Saveur magazine and decided she would really like to make the leek and Gorgonzola quiche.  She’s really starting to be interested in cooking/eating and excited about … Continue reading

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