Mandarin Cardamon infused Almond Cake
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Mandarin and Cardamon Infused Almond Cake

A delicious and colourful cake full of the flavours of Christmas markets, perfect with tea to brighten up a cold day, or as a light and joyful desert after a nice meal. It’s not only easy to make with very standard ingredients it also keeps very nicely for a few days, as the infusion of Mandarin and Cardamon syrup keeps it perfectly moist and preserved

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Tart of Provencal Pears and Chocolate
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Easy Tart Provencal Pears and Chocolate

This is a really easy recipe for a scrummy chocolate tart and the addition of the pears offsets the richness of the dark chocolate. Better still, the whole dessert can be prepared the day before and kept in the fridge.

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Fig Tart Orange Flower Custard
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When Life Gives You Figs – Make a Fig Tart with Orange Flower Custard

What is your go-to dinner party hostess gift? A bottle of wine of course is an easy option. Flowers are nice, but then the hostess needs to scramble to find a vase and arrange the bouquet, which might not be practical. This is what David shared in his post about …

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Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart
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Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart Dessert for Fall

This recipe for Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart is simple to make and will have your guests asking for second helpings.

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Chocolate Macarons
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Chocolate Macarons with Chocolate Ganache a Sweet French Treat

There are a few steps to make French-style chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache filling, but it is a fun hands-on recipe and one that your family (and guests) will thank you for making the effort.

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Recipe Grandmothers French Butter Cookies
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Classic Recipe for Grandmother’s French Butter Cookies

French Butter Cookies – Les Sablés. Long ago when my grandmother was still of this earth, she shared with me her French butter cookie recipe, Sablés Normand. She had been making it for years, but the recipe dates even further back than that …Continue reading here for GGG’s post on these …

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Summer Fruit Salad @Mirabeauwine
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Summer fruit salad with Rosé reduction and mint

Melon, Raspberries and Nectarines are the base for this medley of summer’s best, swimming in a Rosé reduction and tossed with fresh mint.

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Pear and Honey Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
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Pears and Honey in One Sweet Tart Recipe

Light flaky butter short crust pastry teeming with sweet caramel honey flavoured pear cubes topped with ice cream or crème fraiche,

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Lavender Honey and Almond Pots
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Pudding Time! Creamy Lavender Honey and Almond Pots

A rich, decadent and creamy pud with summer berries and a lovely crunch of almonds.

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