Recipes by Category > Cakes & Tarts

Tarte Tatin
Easy Tarte Tatin

I realize this puts me in the minority, but I am someone who longs for fall, and the new crop […]

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  • September 8, 2015
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
Easy Puff Pastry
Easy Puff Pastry: Rough Puff

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
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
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

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