Category Archives: French

The Daring Cooks: Seitan and Mushroom En Croute

Our lovely Monkey Queen of Don’t Make Me Call My Flying Monkeys, was our May Daring Cooks’ hostess and she challenged us to dive into the world of en Croute! We were encouraged to make Beef Wellington, Stuffed Mushroom en … Continue reading

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The Easiest Apple Tart

I am particularly drawn to recipes with such ease yet look beautiful and like you’ve embarked on some complex culinary assault course. This recipe is one of those. Easy, pretty, yummy and adaptable. I made this for a Mother’s day … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Cherry Clafoutis

Having never tried the traditional egg based clafoutis, it’s impossible for me to do any non-vegan/vegan comparison. What I can say is that regardless of its comparability  to its non vegan counterpart, this dessert was delicious. Rich, creamy, warming, gooey … Continue reading

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A Gooseberry Breakfast and the Return of the Geese

Can I tempt anyone with a breakfast treat of gooseberry muffins and french toast with coconut yoghurt and fresh gooseberry compote? Yes please. But first, I have to show you the following pictures. Remember the goose who came to visit? … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin is a wonderful French Classic dessert which is primarily an upside down caramel apple tart. It’s often believed to be tricky but as long as you make a good pastry and get the caramel right, nothing can go … Continue reading

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