Winter Dinner Party Menu Roasted Pears with Crème Anglaise
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Roasted Pears with Crème Anglaise for Dessert

Pears are a fruit that is well-suited to desserts like this one with Roasted Pears and Crème Anglaise.

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Christmas Pavlova Recipe
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Christmas Pavlova Recipe from Australia

summertime so cherries, strawberries and grapes are in season, all of which are included in his recipe for Christmas Pavlova a traditional holiday dessert in Austalia. Meringue, double cream and fresh fruit – what’s not to love about that?

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Wimbledon Strawberries Whipped Cream
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It’s Folie! Strawberries and Whipped Cream Watching Wimbledon à la Francaise

This recipe for watching pro-tennis comes from Sophie Bellard. She takes a Wimbledon classic since 1877  – strawberries and whipped cream – and adds Provencal summer flavours to pair with our sparkling rosé La Folie.

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French Chocolate Mousse
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French Chocolate Mousse with Cocoa Nib Brittle

This recipe is definitely for chocolate lovers! An adaptation of Jean-Andre Charial’s chocolate mousse (mousseux au chocolate, craquant au grue de cacao, crème glacée au caramel) for home cooks. This is a slightly simplified version of Charial’s chocolate mousse that does not lose any of its deliciousness in the translation. Almost …

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Saffron Panna Cotta Recipe
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Easy Saffron Panna Cotta Recipe

This panna cotta recipe is made with local saffron, light and refreshing the perfect dessert to enjoy at the end of any meal. Panna cotta (cooked cream) is a dessert with Italian origins.

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Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Chocolate Hearts Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat

This dessert – a heart of cream – might just as easily be called “You had me at chocolate.” Coeur à la Crème au Chocolat lives up to its name creamy, chocolaty and delicious. Make this dessert at least a day in advance to make certain the liquid has time to …

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Stuffed Poached Pears
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Stuffed Poached Pears with Berry Purée

It’s sad to see the end of the summer stone fruit – plums, peaches, nectarines and apricots. However, in their place, a variety of apples and pears indicate the start of new dessert opportunities. This recipe for Stuffed Poached Pears includes an element of surprise.  The dessert is easy to …

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Dessert Meringue Roulade
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Dessert Meringue Roulade with Rose Cream and Raspberries 

One of my favourite cookbooks inspired this meringue roulade with rose cream and raspberries dessert – Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi.

When you think of French desserts, perhaps meringues are usurped by chocolate glazed eclairs, vanilla cream layered mille-feuilles, lemony madeleines and glazed fruit tarts. But, what about lollypop coloured macarons?

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Homemade Apple Beignet Caramel Ice Cream
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Homemade Apple Beignet with Caramel Ice Cream Recipe

This recipe turns seasonal apples into the best doughnuts ever. No one (or at least no one I know) can resist a homemade apple beignet served with caramel ice cream. It’s slightly fussy to deep-fry the battered apples while your guests are there, but trust me they won’t mind at all.

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Absinthe Ice Cream
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, Puddings & OtherProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Absinthe Ice Cream a Dessert So Good It Should be Outlawed

This recipe for Absinthe Ice Cream is an adaptation of one that she created for her blog with Drambuie. No churning required, freezer ice cream, well it’s almost a miracle.

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