Mon Ami

This is based on a recipe dating from 1542. A bowl of fresh raspberries or strawberries makes a delicious accompaniment.

Chocolate Meringues

These luscious meringues are wonderful with creme Chantilly and fresh fruit.

Tempering Chocolate

Tempering is really very simple, and although it takes a little time, it is worth the effort to achieve a really professional gloss. You will need a sugar thermometer, and…

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Pear and Chocolate Brioche Pudding

Brioche is a lovely soft roll or loaf made from a yeast dough enriched with eggs and butter, which give it its distinctive colour and flavour.

Mille Feuilles

When soft summer fruits are in season, use as an alternative to the jam.