Salted Caramel & Chocalate Tart

Salted Caramel & Chocalate Tart

Ever since I can remember I’ve loved baking. Always. Since approximately the age of 11 years old I have been in charge of birthday cakes at home. My repertoire was limited yes, but very very good.
At the time I stuck to Argentinean classics: lemon meringue tart, Rogel - our version of millefuilles: 10 or 12 layers of thin crunchy crust filled with dulce de leche and covered in Italian meringue, strawberry tart, the “Bombe” – fudgy brownie, dulce de leche, Chantilly and Italian meringue, and finally the “Havannet”.
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Pear & Almond Tart

Pear & Almond Tart

It's a beautiful fall day in Paris today. The blue sky contrasts with those unique autumn colours. Just perfect. Me, I'm sitting at my neighborhood boulangerie, having a delicious coffee, writing this post and trying to come up with a menu to serve at the dinner parties I'll be hosting next week.
It’s been crazy lately with all the dinners and trying to keep up with blog. I am quite new at this, and am still getting the hang of things. But I’m getting there, and most importantly I’m enjoying the process.
When I first started hosting dinners at my apartment I maintained the menu for a month or so because it was easier to be organized and get things done. As time went by, I got a little bolder. I now change part of the menu every week.
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Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

Fall has arrived and so have pumpkins! All kinds. So recipes using pumpkin/squash will be coming your way for a while! There are at least 3 being finely tuned to bring to you.
I have been using pumpkin and butternut squash a lot lately in the kitchen: squash soup, gilled pasta, gnocchi, just baked with a little mozzarella, you name it! I absolutely love love squash in all of its forms. I must admit that I always eat it in a savoury dish, never have I had it as dessert, or have I used it in a sweet recipe. Until now that is!
I do remember that when I was a kid there was often pumpkin in a syrup served as dessert. I never tried it off course, being somewhat narrow minded about what was dinner and what was supposed to be dessert, and squash was not it. My parents loved it though.
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