French Crepes

French
April 6, 2012 French Crepes a breakfast or dessert dish to serve with jam or fruit and whipped cream or Creme Chantilly.  You can make them in advance and keep them warm separated with foil or baking paper. Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons butter, melted {Tags: , , } {More...}

Tarte Tatin

French
Tarte Tatin a classic French dessert usually made with apples but you can use other fruit such as pears, cherries, prunes or quince. Serve it with cream or ice cream. Ingredients For the Pastry 320g/11oz plain flour 225g/8oz ice-cold butter 110g/4oz icing sugar 3 free-range egg yolks For the filling 6 Cox or 4 Granny {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Chicken Liver Pate: Terrine de Foies de Volaille

French
March 30, 2012 Chicken Liver Pate: Terrine de Foies de Volaille  a rich starter to a meal to serve with french bread, toast or crackers.  Easy to make although a little time consuming it’s worth the effort. Ingredients 1 glass of white wine 1 pound fresh chicken livers, cleaned 1 cup milk 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut {Tags: , , , } {More...}

French Toast with Apricots and Caramel Sauce

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French Toast with Apricots and Caramel Sauce a sophisticated twist to Gypsy Toast and a great breakfast or lunch dish. Ingredients 50g butter 6 apricots , halved and stoned 200g/8oz caramel sauce * 350g ready-made vanilla custard 8 small, thick slices brioche or white bread, or 4 large slices, cut diagonally *Caramel Sauce Ingredients 150ml {Tags: , , , } {More...}