Hazelnut tart/Tarte Noisette The picture says it all: This pastry is an ode to …

Hazelnut tart/Tarte Noisette The picture says it all: This pastry is an ode to hazelnut. You can find it in different textures and intensity throughout the tart and it just works perfectly. I tasted it last year at @ludovic_fontalirant shop in Paris and loved it. When @foudepatisserie published his recipe last month, I had to … Read more

Pain au chocolat, the cut! I almost cried when I saw the cut . It took me 2 yea…

Pain au chocolat, the cut! I almost cried when I saw the cut 😁. It took me 2 years of trial and errors, lots of advice from @vassvice and @acropate until I got this honeycomb looking croissant. I might have done 20 batches before I got this. So don’t lose hope if you cannot make … Read more

Pistachio, strawberry and maple syrup entremets (3/3) My own critique: the entr…

Pistachio, strawberry and maple syrup entremets (3/3) My own critique: the entremets was really good but it clearly lacked balance. Let me explain: strawberry and pistachio are always a good flavor combination, but here I wanted to elevate the strawberry with timut pepper. Timut pepper increases the flavour a red fruit, giving them a strong … Read more

Smoked tea, dark chocolate and hazelnut (SWIPE for the inside) I recently disco…

Smoked tea, dark chocolate and hazelnut (SWIPE for the inside) I recently discovered Lapsang souchong, a black tea originally from China. The tea has such a strong smokey flavor! Because I never used it before, I asked you, my followers, for pairing ideas. The ones that came out the most were dark chocolate and hazelnut, … Read more

Smoked tea, dark chocolate and hazelnut (SWIPE for the inside) I recently disco…

Smoked tea, dark chocolate and hazelnut (SWIPE for the inside) I recently discovered Lapsang souchong, a black tea originally from China. The tea has such a strong smokey flavor! Because I never used it before, I asked you, my followers, for pairing ideas. The ones that came out the most were dark chocolate and hazelnut, … Read more

Slice of the fig, cardamom and vanilla tart for () Just so you can see the amo…

Slice of the fig, cardamom and vanilla tart for @mattadlard. (🇲🇫⬇️) Just so you can see the amount of each element in the tart. The fig confit part is not that big to make sure it does not overpower the other elements of the tart. If I were to do it again I would probably … Read more

Caramel and chocolate entremets. ()Close up of the cake with different layers….

Caramel and chocolate entremets. 🇬🇧(🇫🇷⬇️)Close up of the cake with different layers. The most difficult thing to achieve for this entremets was balance. Every time I create a new recipe, my number one concern is to make sure that all the flavors can be tasted, without one overpowering the other. It rarely works after the … Read more

Caramel and chocolate entremets. ()Close up of the cake with different layers….

Caramel and chocolate entremets. 🇬🇧(🇫🇷⬇️)Close up of the cake with different layers. The most difficult thing to achieve for this entremets was balance. Every time I create a new recipe, my number one concern is to make sure that all the flavors can be tasted, without one overpowering the other. It rarely works after the … Read more

Caramel and chocolate entremets ()Here is the cake cut in half so you can see …

Caramel and chocolate entremets 🇬🇧 (🇫🇷⬇️)Here is the cake cut in half so you can see the inside! I decided to go with a gradual increase of sweetness, at the bottom, a very moist and soft dark chocolate sponge cake (Andoa by @valrhonausa ) topped with a crunchy praline. Above, a milk chocolate cremeux (Alunga … Read more