Home Sweet Home “Le St Germain” Almond Cake

Was feeling a little homesick at the weekend so I decided to make the speciality cake from my hometown, St Germain en Laye, 10 miles west of Paris. “Le St Germain” as it is called, was created in 1920 by Patisserie Hardy on rue des Louviers. It is a very moist almond cake, packed withContinue reading “Home Sweet Home “Le St Germain” Almond Cake”

Baked Apple, Pear and Almond Pudding

This pudding is very simple to make, light and is good for using up fruit that is past its best. In this version I used 3 apples and 1 pear, but I have made it before with 100% apple, or 100% pear. It would work well with plums or cherries too. Ingredients: for 4-5 peopleContinue reading “Baked Apple, Pear and Almond Pudding”