Posted in French culture, French food, tagged Cakes, Food, Francofile, francofile.wordpress.com, French, French food, Google maps, Greek street, Laduree, London, Macaron, Macarons, Maison Bertaux, Patisseries, Recipe, Recipes, Review, YouTube on March 29, 2009|
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Having recently returned from a trip to Paris, I am determined not to stop enjoying good French patisseries. There are so many great places in London where you can get delicious macarons, tartes aux framboises and éclairs.
Out of dedication to my stomach this blog, I decided to go back to a few of my favourites, sample their delicacies, take some photos and share these places with you through an audio slide show. I hope you enjoy the fruits of my labour as much as I did:
For the addresses of the places I mention in the slide show – Macaron in Clapham Common, Ladureé in Piccadilly and at Harrods, and Maison Bertaux in Soho and Borough Market – please see the Google map below:
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Posted in French culture, French food, tagged Awards, Cooking, Crepes, Food, Francofile, francofile.wordpress.com, French, How to, Pancake, Pancakes, Recipe, Recipes, Shrove Tuesday, Videojug on February 24, 2009|
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Happy Shrove Tuesday everyone. If you’re after pancakes à la française, try this step by step guide to making crêpes from videojug:
Vodpod videos no longer available.
And if that inspires you, why not try out something a little fancier. French food blog La Tartine Gourmande was one of the nominees at the Best Food Blogs Awards 2009. Check it out, if nothing else, just to make your mouth water. Another good site in English is the About French Food Blog.
My favourite blog written in French is not so imaginatively titled Mon Blog Cuisine. (The recipes are much more imaginative, I promise.) Tambouille is another great little site, with really simple recipes and brilliant illustrations.
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