Recipes by Category > Cakes & Tarts

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
Coconut Chocolate Cake

[Coconut Chocolate Cake] I have known Marie-Laure for nineteen years. This represents more than two thirds of our lives, and […]

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  • October 16, 2006
Pistachio Pound Cake

Cinq-Cinquièmes à la Pistache Le quatre-quarts (“four fourths”) can be described as the French pound cake. It has earned its […]

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  • September 5, 2006
Fiadone (Corsican Cheesecake)

Fiadone can be described as the Corsican cheesecake. Crustless and no more than an inch in thickness, it is prepared […]

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  • August 10, 2006
Raspberry and Violet Tartlets

[Raspberry and Violet Tartlets] As promised, here is the recipe for the dessert in the flower menu I created for […]

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  • June 14, 2006
Coconut Chocolate Cake

It was Maxence’s birthday last week, and one of the things we did to mark the occasion — in addition […]

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  • January 18, 2006
Pink Praline Chocolate Cake

[Pink Praline Chocolate Cake] Pralines can be a confusing thing, considering that the same pretty word (It would make a […]

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  • December 16, 2005
Blueberry Yogurt Cake

[Blueberry Yogurt Cake] I seem to have become the official birthday cake baker on the 3rd floor of my apartment […]

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  • November 18, 2005
Yogurt Cake

Gâteau au yaourt As I’ve mentioned before, Maxence is a big advocate of the adage “if it ain’t broke don’t […]

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  • October 12, 2005
Fromage Blanc Cheesecake

Cheesecake is among my favorite desserts, and I find it hard to resist, with its fresh, creamy yet cake-y body, […]

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  • March 16, 2005
Daim Cake

Sometimes I come upon a recipe and I just can’t seem to get it out of my head. Case in […]

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  • March 2, 2005
Chocolate and Candied Ginger Tartlets

Joyeuse St-Valentin! Head over to NPR’s website for a special Valentine’s Day commentary and the Chocolate and Candied Ginger Tartlet […]

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  • February 14, 2005

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