Pear tart Tatin **

I love apples and pears, and when I have some time on my hands, I usually make them into a tart Tatin 🙂 True, this recipe from Normandy is traditionally apples only, but you can give it a twist with pears (from Normandy 😉 ) or add your favourite spices. For this recipe, you can replace…

Rosemary, mustard and tomato tart *

Summer is here, let the tomato season begin! It’s still a little early for garden tomatoes, but not for the ones from the farmer’s market 😉 This recipe is perfect for warm the afternoons and cool nights of May. It is super easy to make in a jiffy, if you have an impromptu get together…

Very berry tarts **

Sweet treats coming your way 🙂 I always find myself staring at those mouthwatering pastries in the bakery’s windows and wish they were all gluten free. Here in Dijon finding a good gluten free spot is always a challenge, so here is my recipe for super delicious tarts so you can eat your pastry favourites wherever you are…

Aubergine and zucchini tart *

Summer is (almost) upon us and with it come the delicious summer veggies 🙂 They’re absolutely divine in tarts, roasted, sliced in salads… But since temperatures are still a little cool, tart it is with this super simple and tasty recipe using an original gluten-free flour, teff flour 🙂 Ingredients: (for one big tart) For…

Alicia’s favourite apple tart *

There’s several ways to make a beautiful and delicious apple tart. The apple pie is one of many very different examples and has many variables, and even in France there’s multiple ways of making this very popular dessert. This one is my friend Alicia’s favourite 🙂 Ingredients: (for one big tart) 1 gluten-free puff pastry…

Leek puff pastry triangles *

In the north, leek pie is a must. I had some gluten-free puff pastry dough laying around, and instead of making one, I decided to twist things around a little, see what I come up with. These are deliciously crunchy and the leeks melt in your mouth. Perfect as an appetiser, or to eat with…

Gluten-free, egg-free, lactose-free tart crust *

This dough is one of the easiest of the french tart doughs, called “pâte brisée” literally “broken dough”. Easy to make and very versatile this dough is meant to be cooked at the same time as its garniture, therefore it is especially good for liquid preparations like quiches and flan. This recipe is made with…

Tart Tatin **

The tart Tatin is a French specialty from Normandy made with apples and salty caramel. It is basically an upside down apple pie (but don’t repeat I ever said that 😉 ) and the caramel is made directly in the tart tin. It is a delicious treat, to be eaten especially in Autumn. Ingredients: (for…

Dark chocolate ganache tarts *

Nothing beats chocolate tarts. This recipe is heaven for chocolate addicts, with dark chocolate and a homemade gluten-free crust with hints of vanilla 😉 Ingredients: (for 6 small tarts or one big tart) For the crust: 100g glutinous rice flour 50g rice flour 50g nutsedge flour 125g of softened butter 1 egg 10g of vanilla…

Lemon tart and Italian meringue **

Et voilà! The lemon tart… a French classic and one of my sister’s favourites. If like her you cannot picture your life without lemon and desserts, this recipe is for you. Adapted from the Encyclopedia of French gastronomy, this variation is gluten-free! This dessert in three stages is a bit technical, but completely doable if…