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Saturday Bake Off: French Baking Series

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Learn foundational French baking recipes. When you know the foundations, you have everything you need to make incredible desserts AND learn to improvise. In this five week course we’ll cover: choux pastry, pate sucrée, meringue, macarons, Madeleines, French buttercream  and Jaconde sponge. We’ll Make: Lemon Meringue Tarts Madeleines Choux au Craquelin Macarons Layer Cake with Jaconde Sponge Caramel Ganache The …

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Saturday Bake Off: French Baking Series

In by LisaLeave a Comment

Learn foundational French baking recipes. When you know the foundations, you have everything you need to make incredible desserts AND learn to improvise. In this five week course we’ll cover: choux pastry, pate sucrée, meringue, macarons, Madeleines, French buttercream  and Jaconde sponge. We’ll Make: Lemon Meringue Tarts Madeleines Choux au Craquelin Macarons Layer Cake with Jaconde Sponge Caramel Ganache The …

Cake Making Made Easy

When my daughter was 4, she wanted a surprise birthday party. So, my husband took her on an errand and in that 45 minutes, we got the guests in the house and I decorated my daughter’s cake. One of the moms looked at it and said, “You are so lucky you are not a Type A Personality like me, I’d never be able to serve that.”

Ready, Set…Bake!

The truth is, there is no one, way to cook anything. In fact, if history teaches us anything, it is that at some point we will look back at our best practices and deem them WRONG.