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lemon

  • Bordeaux-Style Fish Gratin (Poisson à la Bordelaise)

    by Audrey

    Known in French as Poisson à la Bordelaise, this fish gratin is a French family staple. Fish fillets are topped with a mix of parsley, shallots cooked in white wine, lemon and breadcrumbs, and then baked in the oven until crunchy and golden – while the fish remains utterly tender underneath. This quick and simple recipe can be made with any white fish of your liking.

  • Winter Fruit Salad

    by Audrey

    After a festive or comforting meal, a fruit salad is always a welcome ending on a lighter and more refreshing note – even in the Winter! This Winter Fruit Salad plays with in-season fruits: pears, apples, clementines, kiwis and pomegranate seeds. This is a colorful, vitamin-packed mix of sweet flavors and crisp textures, that looks as beautiful as it tastes.

  • Lemon-Lime Basil Tart

    by Audrey

    This Lemon-Lime Basil Tart is a summer twist on my Classic French Tarte au Citron, which is one of the most popular recipes on this blog. The basil infused lime filling tastes both fresh and creamy, and is the perfect pairing to a crisp buttery pâte sucrée, made the true French way. This Tart is perfectly zesty, not too sweet, and makes for a refreshing dessert on a hot Summer day.

  • Lemon Poppy Seed French Yogurt Loaf

    by Audrey

    I bid a final farewell to citrus season in the form of this simple Lemon Poppy Seed French Yogurt Loaf, drenched in a honey lemon syrup. It tastes deliciously moist, fluffy and zesty. And like any other French yogurt cake, it is a foolproof and ridiculously simple recipe to make.   If you’ve been following this blog for a bit, you know of my love for French yogurt cakes. Last winter, I had shared a recipe for a classic Orange Yogurt Cake (still to this day, one of the most…

  • Sesame Sole Fillets with Leek Fondue

    by Audrey

    Sole is one of my favorite fish, and in the Winter I love it even more nestled atop a creamy, buttery Leek fondue. The pairing of a delicate and juicy sole fillet with sweet caramelized leeks spiked with cream is just pure comfort to me… Yet, it’s also light and healthy-ish. If you’re looking for a no-fuss, delicious and slightly fancy recipe for your Valentine’s Day dinner (or any dinner date), this just may be the one!

  • Honey Lemon Marmalade

    by Audrey

    Marmalades and Jams are the spreads of choice on the French breakfast table, for topping a classic baguette with butter. And in the Winter, I do love a good citrus marmalade that packs a punch of bold and bright flavors. This Honey Lemon Marmalade recipe is a great Winter project, if you’re looking for that kind of spread. It has a great balance of sweetness and bitterness, with the fresh acidity from the lemon and the mellowness from the honey. It’s the perfect way to preserve citrus season and bring…

  • Lavender Sablé Cookies

    by Audrey

    Floral, zesty, buttery. These Lavender Sablé Cookies are the perfect little Summer treat. They are very popular in Provence, in the South of France, a region known for its abundance of lavender fields and lavender-forward cooking repertoire. But first, if you’re unaware, Sablés are the king of French cookies. Their name refers to their sandy (sablé) texture, which is achieved by a fair amount of butter. I like to think of them as the French’s answer to shortbread, only a bit thinner and richer in taste. They come in so…

  • Orange Anise Sugared Easter Brioche (Mouna)

    by Audrey

    Making brioche for Easter morning is a dear French tradition that I follow religiously every year – even in Canada (although you’ll know that I am partial to brioche all year round). And for this year’s Easter holiday, I am excited to be sharing with you my recipe for this Orange and Anise Sugared Easter Brioche, also known as a “Mouna”. This plump and fragrant Mouna brioche hails from the Pied-Noir (“black-foot” in French) and Oran Cuisine, from Algeria. If you don’t know, Pied-Noirs was the name given to the…

  • Classic French Lemon Tart (Tarte au Citron)

    by Audrey

    A crisp buttery crust with a smooth tangy lemon custard. That is all you need to recreate this utterly iconic French dessert: a Classic French Lemon Tart. A must to have in your baking repertoire as a French host(ess). This is a perfect dessert to transition from Winter to Spring. It’s bright and sunny, while still making the best of these citrusy winter fruits. Unlike common perceptions, a classic French Lemon Tart (Tarte au Citron) does not traditionally feature a meringue top. Of course, you can find both versions in…

  • Coconut Lemon Bars (Dairy-free)

    by Audrey

    Slightly tart, with a crisp crust and an intensely-flavoured filling, a lemon pie is one of the French’s most favourite desserts. Any bakery in France will have a “Tarte au Citron” to offer (with or without a meringue topping – although it seems French cooks tend to stay away from the fluffy-sugary topping lately).

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