Far breton

The far breton is a delicious and easy to make prunes pudding from Brittany. it is so good in fact that it became a French staple everybody loves. it is to be enjoyed slightly warm with a coffee on your own or with friends and family. put simply this pudding is one of the best…

Financiers cake tutorial

Financiers  (formerly known as a visitandines) are small bite size almond cake which are flavored with a beurre noisette ( translated as Hazelnut butter because of its color) and topped up with a piece of fruit or flakes almonds. the original Financiers are baked in small rectangular cake pans but you can bake them in…

Croquembouche How-To Guide

Where does the croquembouche comes from? The invention of the croquembouche ( also named croque-en-bouche in French which could be translated as “a crunchy bite”) is often attributed to Antonin Carême,who includes it in his 1815 cookbook Le Pâtissier royal parisien, but it is mentioned as early as 1806, in André Viard’s culinary encyclopedia Le…

French Madeleines

If you have you ever wanted to know how to make the real and authentic looking french madeleines then this recipe is for you. in order to get those perfect looking little madeleine cake you need know a few little secrets, use the right madeleine and have a recipe that works. and this is exactly…

French Style Lemon Tart

The French Style Lemon Tart is another delicious dessert whose popularity extends beyond French borders. It is made out of a creamy and buttery cream infused with a sharp lemon flavour. The  filling (similar to a lemon custard) is typically poured into a pre-baked homemade sweet and biscuity shortcrust pastry shell. However, we shouldn’t forget…

The simple but delicious French yoghurt cake

If you feel like baking something that’s easy and fun where your kids can join in, but don’t know what well.. Why don’t you make a delicious French yoghurt cake? It is a simple fool proof recipe that takes 15 minutes to make and only 30 minutes to bake. for a bit of history, that cake…

The French Cooking Academy Store is now open

If you are looking for good quality cookware and knives don’t look any further. The French Cooking Academy online store has just open its doors and I have selected for you the best French made equipment pots, pans, knives, and utensils at the cheapest possible price. All the items you’ll find in my store are…