French Fridays with Dorie: Nutella Eclairs

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Nutella Eclairs - A sweet pastry is filled with a crème pâtissière, or pastry cream, and finished off with a powdered sugar glaze.

Facarons (Delicious low sugar, feetless macarons)


Delicious low sugar Matcha macarons with homemade red bean paste that's so so delicious! Despite being feetless. Made with a mixture of almond powder, peanut powder and black sesame powder instead of just almond powder!

Blueberry Ginger Macarons

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We've fallen in love with macarons at my house. I can't wait to make more of them.

Crème Brûlée


I have challenged myself to baking for 365 days straight - I started on January 27, 2011. Join me each day as I use a different recipe either handed down through family, given to me by friends, borrowed from a website or from one of my many cookbooks. This Créme Brulée recipe is from Day 20 taken from Alton Brown at

Blueberry Clafouti

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This Blueberry Clafouti is a rustic French dessert made with fresh blueberries, eggs, and milk. A mix between a custard and a fruit pie, it is one of the simplest and tastiest dishes I have ever made. I liked it so much I ate it for breakfast!

Ham and Spinach Quiche

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It is very easy to make quiche with almost any ingredients you have inside your refrigerator - especially leftovers like bacon, broccoli, leeks, mushrooms, onion, sausages and of course cheese, eggs, cream, and milk. Try your hand at quiche making this weekend :)

Saint Honoré with light cream

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Saint Honoré with puffs & vanilla light cream patissière



Homemade buttery and flaky croissants with step by step pictures



madeleines! everyone's favourite proustian delight is far easier to make than expected. and, delicious in a way that only something with lots of butter and sugar and eggs can be. the recipe i used is a cross between the entry in an old copy of the larousse gastronomique, with instructional tips from david lebovitz.

Big hazelnut french macarons

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Big hazelnut french macarons with gianduja chantilly - unforgettable!!