Tag Archives: France

French Hot Chocolate

I hate to be such a Californian right now but this gloomy February weather has me cooped up by the fire in my bungalow. And by gloomy, I mean dark, rainy and 60 degrees. I’m sure my friends back on … Continue reading

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Cranberry Swirled Brioche

 I’m baaaaaack! There were many developments since my last post so many months ago. I’m back on US soil for one thing, I moved to a beautiful Pasadena Bungalow (in the background above!),  and my 9 to 5 job turned … Continue reading

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InstaFrance

Here are few Instagram highlights from the last few weeks in France: Lyon Winter in Yssingeaux

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If the Choux Fits…

Choux Pastry is kind of miraculous when you think about it. You add a few typical suspects: water, butter, flour, eggs to heat and make an endless array of puffed up creations. They can be filled, coated, assembled into creatures–even … Continue reading

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It Started with a Tart

I used to have nightmares about tarts. I’ve been baking for years. I’ve read books, taken classes and have years of homemade pies and tarts under my belt; but for some reason I’ve never been confident when my hands touch … Continue reading

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