Recipes by Category > Cakes & Tarts

Raspberry Bûche de Noël
Raspberry Bûche de Noël

Holiday meals are just around the corner, and if you’re still unsure what to make for dessert, I’m just one […]

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  • December 16, 2014
Lemon Ginger Tartlet
Lemon Ginger Tartlets

It’s been almost ten years since I was first in touch with Claire, the talented author of the pioneering natural […]

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  • October 15, 2014
Apple Tarte Fine
Caramelized Apple Tarte Fine

Tarte fine caramélisée aux pommes When I wrote about my enthusiasm for quick and easy puff pastry last week, I […]

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  • February 20, 2014
Rough Puff (Quick and Easy Puff Pastry)
Rough Puff (Quick and Easy Puff Pastry)

This recipe changed my life, and I have Lucy Vanel to thank for it. A few years ago, I bookmarked […]

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  • February 11, 2014
Fresh Ginger Cake
Fresh Ginger Cake

If pastry chef and baking expert extraordinaire David Lebovitz were to release a Greatest Hits collection, this Fresh Ginger Cake […]

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  • April 16, 2013
Vegan Banana Coconut Bread
Vegan Banana Coconut Bread

Surprise, surprise, it turns out that having a baby gets in the way of one’s cooking ambitions a little bit. […]

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  • December 4, 2012
carrotcake
Pecan Carrot Cake

There will be a special place in my baker’s heart for the first project I undertook post-baby, and I take […]

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  • June 25, 2012
Quince Almond Cake
Quince Almond Cake

I scored big last week, as not one, but two generous friends asked if I’d like to take a few […]

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  • October 19, 2010
Almond Cake with Blueberry Coulis
Almond Cake with Blueberry Coulis

I had my first taste of this cake at my friend Adam‘s last December. I was in New York for […]

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  • July 20, 2010
Rhubarb Tart with Lemon Verbena
Rhubarb Tart with Lemon Verbena

I am rhubarb’s most adoring fan. Throughout the season, in the spring and then in late summer, my weekly market […]

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  • June 3, 2010
Galette des rois
Homemade Galette des Rois

If you’ve ever been in France during the month of January, surely you’ve noticed the blossoming of galettes des rois […]

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  • January 19, 2010
Chocolate Marble Cake
Chocolate Marble Cake

Cake marbré au chocolat I grew up eating a store-bought chocolate marble cake called Savane. Created in the sixties by […]

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  • November 10, 2009
appelschnitt
Apple Slices with Frozen Sheep’s Milk Yogurt

Maxence and I like to spend a weekend in Amsterdam every once in a while: we love the atmosphere of […]

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  • October 20, 2009
Cherry Hazelnut Loaf Cake
Cherry Hazelnut Loaf Cake

I had lunch with my friends Pascale and Caroline a couple of weeks ago, and afterward we followed Caroline back […]

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  • July 28, 2009

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