homemade rolls

homemade rolls INGREDIENTS * Flour 0000 500 gr. * Fresh yeast 25 gr. (or half-dry envelope) * Salt 1 tbsp. * Sugar 50 gr. * Butter (butter) 25 gr.   * Milk 100cc. * Water 125cc. * Painting egg 1 u. INSTRUCTIONS 1. Form a crown with the flour. In the center add the salt, … Read more

The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake

  The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake with layers of coconut pecan frosting and chocolate frosting. This cake is incredible! Growing up there were seven people in my family, and almost every single one of us would ask for this German Chocolate Cake for our birthday. I was super lucky, being a twin, because my … Read more

Coconut Lemon Bars (Dairy-free)

Slightly tart, with a crisp crust and an intensely-flavoured filling, a lemon pie is one of the French’s most favourite desserts. Any bakery in France will have a “Tarte au Citron” to offer (with or without a meringue topping – although it seems French cooks tend to stay away from the fluffy-sugary topping lately). So … Read more

Balsamic Poached Peaches and Olive Oil Cake

This post is sponsored by Oliv. All text and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands who help make Pardon your French possible. This post is sponsored by Oliv. All text and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands who help make Pardon your French possible. Summer … Read more

Thick Double Chocolate Pudding

Pot de crème, crème brûlée, mousse, riz-au-lait, sabayon … there is undoubtedly a strong tradition of creamy, cup-contained desserts in France. And even though the classic “pudding” (pouding, in French) is moreso a British import, it is just as much of a beloved and popular dessert in France. Did you know: A pudding is a … Read more

Tangerine Honey Walnut Cake from French Jura

At the heart of the Franco-Swiss border, the Jura region is home to a gorgeous mountain chain covered in lush evergreen forests and woods. Aside from being a nature-lover’s paradise, the region has a strong culinary profile, producing some of France’s most exceptional honeys. Honeys made from pine, fir, acacia, chestnut and wild flowers, by … Read more

Brioche from Normandy

Known in French as a “Fallue”, this old-fashion brioche from Normandy is a staple of regional French baking. Traditionally made with “crème fraîche”, it is known for its thorny top and scrumptiously creamy crumb. Brioche comes is so many variations in France, and this one is the most treasured ones of Normandy. And I just … Read more

Poached Pear Vanilla Yogurt Cake

A “Gâteau au Yaourt” (Yogurt Cake) is a simple French classic and is very often the first cake that kids learn to bake (I remember being taught to make a yogurt cake in our classroom when I was 6 or 7, using the yogurt pot as the measuring tool). It’s quick and easy, as you … Read more

Savory Croissant Casserole with Mushroom, Spinach and Cheese

Leftover Croissants…? Yes, this could happen! In fact, it has been happening to me a lot lately, as I’ve working on developing three different versions (1-day, 2-day and 3-day) of my Classic French Croissant recipes. So I have been left with dozens of croissants on the counter, and even though I am very much fond … Read more