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Apricot Tarte Tatin

After stumbling upon a gorgeous bunch of sweet apricots at my local farmer's market, I just knew I had to make this apricot tarte tatin. Caramelized apricots on a bed of golden pastry, this tart is sure to be a seasonal favorite.  ... VIEW POST

Madeleines with Lemon Curd

Madeleines are delightful little French cakes that are tender, sweet, and buttery. They're often flavored with orange, cocoa, or stuffed like they are here in these madeleines with lemon curd. ... VIEW POST

Sauce Vierge with Salmon (Tomato-Basil Sauce)

Oh, how I truly adore sauce vierge! I am a big, big fan of fresh basil, and sauce vierge is one of the best ways to use it. Whether you use the sauce as a base for a piece of grilled salmon, or just dip a toasted baguette slice in it, it's delicious. ... VIEW POST

Molten Chocolate Cake (Moelleux au chocolat)

If you dream of silky smooth chocolate taking over your palate, then look no further than this molten chocolate cake. It's rich, beautiful, and offers a perfect little surprise when you cut into it.  ... VIEW POST

Eggs in Tomato Sauce (Oeufs à la provencal)

These eggs in tomato sauce are one of those recipes that I turn to over and over again in my kitchen. Not only are they delicious, but they're great to make when you're low on ingredients or time.  ... VIEW POST

Bostock (Brioche aux amandes)

I found some brioche in my fridge that I wanted to make use of, and I figured what better way to use it than to make a bostock or brioche aux amandes. This delectable French pastry is a staple in French bakeries and a total treat for breakfast or dessert.  ... VIEW POST

Duck Tacos Made with Slow Cooker Pulled Duck

These duck tacos are my idea of a perfect French-Mexican fusion. That fusion actually happens quite a bit in my kitchen because as a native Californian, I adore Mexican food just as much as I adore French food.  ... VIEW POST