FRANGIPANE PEAR TART

This recipe is a French Classic. It consists of three components. “Pate Sucree” , which is a rich cookie-like tart crust….”Almond frangipane”, a buttery almond pastry cream…and sliced pears on top with an apricot jelly glaze. Here’s how it should look… This is not my favorite dessert. And the thing is…I love pears. I meanContinue reading “FRANGIPANE PEAR TART”

PLUM RASPBERRY CLAFOUTIS

A Clafoutis is basically a custard baked with fruit. The “classic” Clafoutis is normally made with cherries, but this recipe called for plums and raspberries. Here is the pic from the book…. Looks delicious doesn’t it? Unfortunately….mine wasn’t. It wasn’t that it was bad. Just not as good as I had hoped. Especially since IContinue reading “PLUM RASPBERRY CLAFOUTIS”