Rum Infused Madeleines

The madeleine or petite madeleine is a traditional small cake from Commercy and Liverdun, two communes of the Lorraine region in northeastern France. Traditionally scallop shaped, you can pick up a madeleine baking tray from most cookware shops. These delicious buttery little cakes are super easy to make and are perfect when paired with a… Read More

Chanterelle Risotto With Truffle Oil

Happy 2017! I hope you all had a great Christmas! I’ve been down in France for the holiday period – back to Scotland tomorrow. Chanterelle mushrooms are pretty popular in France and easy to find, but if you can’t find chanterelle mushrooms at home then other varieties such as chestnut mushrooms or button mushrooms would work… Read More

Christmas Pudding

This week’s recipe has been inspired by my recent discovery of the delicious Barley Bree Christmas pudding! There I was, busy photographing a Christmas table display in the Barley Bree restaurant when owners Alison and Fabrice Bouteloup brought from the kitchen their traditional Christmas pudding.  It turns out this is a family recipe passed down… Read More