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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
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
Saskatoon Berry Tart
Saskatoon Berry Tart

Two years ago, I received a sweet email from a Canadian woman named Delphine. She explained that she and her […]

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  • June 30, 2009
Matcha and Azuki Cake Roll
Green Tea and Red Bean (Matcha and Azuki) Cake Roll

Gâteau roulé matcha et azuki The thing that happens when you buy a big pouch of anko (Japanese sweetened red […]

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  • June 16, 2009
Sticky Chocolate Cake
Sticky Chocolate Cake

Last time I was in London, my primary objective may have been to snuggle up with my nephew, but I […]

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  • May 19, 2009
Apple and Maple Yogurt Cake
Apple and Maple Yogurt Cake

A year ago today, my sister gave birth to a healthy baby boy; the next morning, Maxence and I were […]

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  • March 17, 2009
Luxury Brownies

Among the many blogs I read enthusiastically is one called Coco&Me: its author, Tamami, sells homemade cakes and chocolates at […]

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  • January 20, 2009
Raspberry Dacquoise
Raspberry Dacquoise Entremets

It all started with a store-bought dessert that we tasted at a friend’s house late last summer, which consisted in […]

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  • January 6, 2009
Flourless Poppyseed Cake
Flourless Poppy Seed Cake

Maxence’s grandparents were coming for tea on Sunday. Both had just had their birthdays, and I couldn’t get my mind […]

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  • December 9, 2008
Chiffon Cake
Chiffon Cake

When Maxence and I lived in California at the turn of the century, we liked to visit a small shop […]

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  • August 13, 2008
Plum Tart
Plum Tart with Walnut Cream

I love plums. I love that they are small and that you can rinse a few of them at a […]

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  • September 10, 2007
Aunt Amélie’s Smooth Chocolate Cake

[Aunt Amélie’s Smooth Chocolate Cake] None of my aunts are named Amélie, I thought I should make that clear from […]

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  • February 9, 2007
Flambé Banana Bread with Caramelized Pecans

[Flambé Banana Bread with Caramelized Pecans] One of the things I love the most about kitchen activities is that they […]

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  • November 2, 2006

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