Scoopable Chocolate Chip

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Yes! you read me well, today is all about eating chocolate chip dough with a spoon.

I can’t believe I’ve been absent for so long. Last week was the 1st birthday of my blog and I was really looking forward to a special post but I was on holiday enjoying myself in Cape Town. Anyone who has ever visited Cape Town will know what I’m talking about.  Having lived there a few years ago, I was so thrilled to go back ‘home’ and catch up with Table Mountain and my friends.   Continue reading “Scoopable Chocolate Chip”

Tarte Fine aux Pommes or French Apple Tart

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Good apple pies are a considerable part of domestic happiness”

– Jane Austen

I couldn’t agree more with you Ms Austen! In this house, we absolutely love apple pie. Actually we love any dessert that has apple: apple pie, apple tart, tarte tatin, apple crumble, apple turnover, apple compote, apple cake, apple muffins and apple granola!

But, the absolute favourite has to be tarte fine aux pommes, a classic of french cuisine.  Tarte fine aux pommes, which is just a fancy french way to say thin apple tart with only apples! And that’s what makes this dessert so delicious. Not only is it easy to make but it’s full of flavours and every bite is loaded with moist, compote-like pieces of apple that just melt in your mouth! Continue reading “Tarte Fine aux Pommes or French Apple Tart”