Tag: tart

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