Tag: French

Pain de genes (French almond cake)

Pain de genes is a deliciously rich French almond cake that is not at all difficult to make. The name, pain de genes, suggests that the recipe is originally from Genoa in Italy. The almond cake is particularly lovely served as dessert with fresh raspberries and whipped cream. Ripe peaches […]

 

Carrot salad (Salade de carottes rapees)

A grated carrot salad or salade de carottes rapees is a popular salad in France that is often made at home but is available in every bistro and market as well. It is quick to make, can be endlessly varied and goes with just about anything. Not to mention it […]

 

Cake aux olives (French olive loaf)

In France cake aux olives is a popular savoury loaf to serve with drinks, enjoy as a light meal with salad or take on a picnic. It can be bought from a boulangerie on Fridays for the weekend or can be put together quickly and baked at home. It is […]