Tag: almonds

Gateau Basque
If you look back through any books relating to classic French cuisine you will more than likely have come across the famous Gateau Basque. A ‘cake’ originating from the southern region of France in the Pays Basque close to the Spanish border. One man who has had this cake...
Hake is becoming more common in supermarkets nowadays and it’s a fish prized by the Spanish who have some excellent ways of preparing it. This is a more Italian take on grilled fish with polenta for a smooth texture contrasting a rough Genoese-style pesto with almonds introducing an amazing...
floyd on france rich chocolate cake
Just before we start our healthy eating regime we decided to have one last blow out and went and made this cake from Floyd on France, a book that's proving addictive and a joy to cook from for everyday meals to occasions. It really is one of Keith’s best works.There's...
Strawberry-Choux-Puffs
These pastries remind me of Paris. Visit any patisserie and you’re bound to come across these in one form or another. The recipe is an involved one but well worth the time and effort when the results are this good.
jerusalem artichoke quay
  Peter Gilmore’s stunning book from his Sydney restaurant, Quay, made a reappearance this week as I came across Jerusalem artichokes while out and about. I searched frantically through my collection to find a recipe to do them justice. Fortunately this is a far simpler recipe than I'm used to when...