Category: Tarts

Easy Raspberry Tart

Easy Raspberry Tart

You asked and I’m answering! A couple weeks ago, I asked if there was anything that you all wanted to see more of. The most common request was more fresh fruit based desserts, now that we’re going into the warmer seasons. So this easy raspberry 

Plum & Thyme Tarte Tatin

Plum & Thyme Tarte Tatin

The more often I cook, the more comfortable I am getting to creating my own recipes. I remember when I first started working on recipes, it would take be ages to get it right…What I have realized is that I was actually just over thinking 

Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart

Every year, I am thrilled when I see the first strawberries at the market. They are my by far my favorite berry. In smoothies, on cakes or tarts, even in salad! If you look at my favorite french desserts, the majority are either strawberry or 

French Apple Tart

French Apple Tart

Apple Tart, or tarte aux pommes, is one of the most popular french tarts. It’s up there with lemon meringue tart and just as easy to put together. This apple tart is one of my favorites and a much lighter version than it’s American counterpart. 

Classic French Lemon Tart

Classic French Lemon Tart

When I was a kid, my grandma loved to take us to Shari’s Cafe & Pie. I remember being fascinated by the pie display case. You know the ones that were lit up and rotated, showing off all of their options. So why exactly am 

Chocolate Flan

Chocolate Flan

Flan. Being American, the only type of flan that I ever came across before moving to France was Mexican flan. You know the jiggly, yellow stuff with the caramel (I think) on the top, sitting in it’s own liquids… Bleck. To be honest, I am 

Tarte Chocolat Nougatine

Tarte Chocolat Nougatine

Last Friday, I got an email confirming my registration for the CAP Pâtissier exam. Part of me was thrilled they didn’t need any additional documents for my enrollment. However the other part of me started to stress like crazy. They provided us with the exam 

Tarte Piémontaise

Tarte Piémontaise

Hello everyone! Yesterday, I spent my day studying pastry theory, as I was completely out of butter, eggs and various other ingredients. Quelle horreur! Our grocery delivery arrived in the evening, eating away at the meager hours of sunlight we do have. This meant that 

Tarte Bourdaloue

Tarte Bourdaloue

The leaves are changing colors, the weather is cooling off and I’m finding myself staying home all bundled up, more often than not. Back home in the States, fall means pumpkin patches, corn mazes, steaming cup of mulled apple cider etc. However in France, nothing