Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Because we can’t find cinnamon rolls in France, I’ve never actually had the chance to fall in love with these beautiful little pastries. Nevertheless, I’ve always wanted to make them. But making cinnamon rolls for two is a little too much. I was afraid of eating the whole thing by myself. :)
Finally, the opportunity presented itself or rather I created one and gave myself the perfect excuse for making a batch. I decided it would be good for my husband to take some freshly baked goods to work to share with his colleagues. So now that I knew I would not be having them around the house for long I put myself to work.
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Plum Cake

Plum Cake

A few months back I found myself with my fridge full of plums so I went on a quest to find the perfect cake to put them to good use. There so much plum jam one can eat. :)
I came across this recipe from the New York times (link) that had the best reviews… Actually they were praises. It was easy, straightforward and most importantly it took 15 minutes to put together. I went ahead I gave it a try and we loved it! I’m actually not the kind of person that likes fruit in cake all that much, but this one had no mistakes!
It was great but I didn’t have as many plums as the recipe called for, or the right size of cake pan so the look was a little different, less pretty one would say. Still very tasty though.
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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

During one of the eatwith dinner parties I hosted last year we met an Australian couple from Melbourne and we immediately hit it off. They invited us over for dinner at the apartment they were renting during their stay in Paris, and let me tell you, we were spoiled! I still remember the cured salmon we had as an entrée. The thing is, Nathan, is a chef so off course his food is beautiful and tasty.
We stayed in touch during the year and were very happy to learn they were coming back to Paris for almost three weeks! We invited them over to our house for dinner one evening so we could properly catch up and they could see our new home. We had the most fun evening!!
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