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Crêpes à l’ananas (Pineapple crepes) Posted by on May 23, 2011

L’ananas (pineapple) is a tropical fruit pas comme les autres (unlike the others)! Yes, just ask the Dominican botanist Jean-Baptiste Du Tertre, the Frenchman who joined les hollandais (the Dutch) against les espagnols (the Spaniards) during the siege of Maastricht, almost 400 years before the two would meet again in a World Cup final, and about 40 years…

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French Recette Extraordinaire: Financiers Posted by on Aug 24, 2010

Je viens de passer (I just spent) toute la soirée à fouiller dans tout mon appart pour une recette (the whole evening searching my whole apartment for a recipe). Ce n’est pas une recette ordinaire. If you learn about anything from this blog, it’s probably my obsession with baked goods- les cupcakes, les cookies (petits…

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Willy Wonka, meet Pierre Hermé Posted by on Jun 16, 2010

If “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” had been set in France, it would have been about macarons. Colorful and creative, these petits gâteaux (cookies) sont une fantaisie en sucre, a sugary confection of des blancs d’œuf (egg whites), du poudre d’amande (almond flour) et de la crème ou de la confiture dedans (and cream…

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