Poached Pears Chocolate Sauce
David Scott AllenDessertFlans, PuddingsProvencal RecipesTaste

Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce for Dessert

Helen of Troy was known for her great beauty. In Greek mythology, she was Zeus and Leda’s daughter and was said to have been the most beautiful woman in the world. She wasn’t without her issues, though. Just read up on her, and you will be glad she wasn’t your …

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Far Banane Flan
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Easy Banana Flan: A Twist on Far Breton

Delphine, the owner of Crêpes, Cidre et Companie, in Aix en Provence, is a lovely blend of Spanish roots and a childhood spent in northern France. She recreates her Bretonaise recipes daily at 23, rue de la Cépède in Aix. Her crêpes and galettes (savoury crêpes) are made with love. …

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Summer Dessert Cherry Clafoutis aux Cerises by Chef Tasha
DessertFlans, PuddingsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste

Summer Dessert Cherry Clafoutis aux Cerises

Clafoutis aux Cerises is a classic French recipe that is easy to make and a delicious choice for cherry season. Some versions call for whole cherries, which ensures a juicy Clafoutis. However, you want to warn your guests that they need to be careful of the pits! I used California …

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Make Lavender Ice Cream Recipe
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Summer’s Here Make Lavender Ice Cream

Provence’s lavender fields are incredible fields of bright purple that seem to go on for miles, a must-see if you’re ever travelling to the area. Typically, they’re in full bloom in June, with the harvest planned for mid-July. If you love the delicately sweet aroma of lavender, imagine how much …

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Strawberries and Cream with Rosé Gin Jelly
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Strawberries and Cream with Rosé Gin Jelly

This strawberry dessert couldn’t be more Provencal and more Mirabeau if it tried! We hope you enjoy creating this Provençal twist on a classic English recipe. Perfect for balmy Summer evenings. We used the first of the season’s Gariguette strawberries from the Domaine ‘potager’ vegetable garden. Gariguette is an old …

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Lemongrass Crème Brûlée Tasha Anne Powell and Chef Liz Thompson
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Lemongrass Crème Brûlée a Delicious Variation

Chef Liz Thompson and I had lots of fun delivering “Baking with Herbs,” an online cooking demonstration. One of the recipes was a twist on the French classic a Lemongrass Crème Brûlée. In just over an hour, we showed participants how to use fresh herbs and flowers from their garden …

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Dessert from France Floating Islands (Iles Flottantes)
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Floating Islands Iles Flottantes a Dessert from France

Floating Islands (Iles Flottantes) are a traditional French dessert that you find on classic menus. Not quite a pudding, not a custard and not a creme brulée, Floating Islands are a delicious finish to a meal. This dessert was part of a menu that I created for my virtual cooking …

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Chocolate and Raspberry Towers
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Chocolate and Raspberry Towers for Dessert

This dessert recipe for Chocolate and Raspberry Towers was part of a 3-course gluten-free online class that I presented in September. The rest of the menu included panisse (chickpea fritters) served with fresh lemon, skewered grilled shrimp, roasted fennel and cherry tomatoes. In addition to recipes, I share plating techniques …

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Mirabeau Rosé Poached Pears Fall Recipe
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Rosé Poached Pears a Fall Recipe

Rosé poached pears make an easy (and delicious) dessert whenever you find the ripe fruit in season.

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Vanilla Crème Brûlée
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Vanilla Crème Brûlée a Classic French Dessert

Some things are just better in France, including dessert. There is no debating the fact that Vanilla Crème Brûlée sounds more appealing than Vanilla Burnt Cream. This baked custard is a classic French dessert.

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