Tarte Tropezienne with Salt & Pepper Caramel

Said to be Brigitte Bardot’s favourite treat, the tarte tropezienne is a brioche bun with a creme filling that has a closely guarded recipe. Created by Alexandre Micka in 1955, Bardot was said to eat the brioche regularly and encouraged … Continued

Raisin & Walnut Danish Pastries

The viennoiserie chapter of the ‘the book’ is almost drawing to a close. I have baked my three final recipes and I wanted to share the latest one with you. I decided to try making danish pastries again after my last … Continued

Butter Croissants

Recipe: Croissant  au beurre Level: Advanced Techniques: Leavened Puff Pastry I’ll be honest, a classic recipe such as croissants was one of the reason I wanted to learn French patisserie. I remember watching a French patissier making them on television,  it looked like … Continued