Inspired by the classic French frangipane tart, the almond-filling of this summery tart pairs deliciously with all sorts of summer stone fruit. Here we used nectarines, but peach, apricot or even plums would also do nicely.
Translated literally, "crème brûlée" simply means "burned cream". And while that might be technically what's happening, we can't help but think this humble dessert benefited greatly from having a name with a little French flair.
The pan bagnat (pronounced with a French accent, more like "pahn bahn-yuh") is a classic sandwich from Nice (pronounced like "niece") and features many ingredients familiar to us from the popular salad Niçoise.
A traditional roast chicken with delicious stuffing and buttery, tender flesh is a wonderfully economical dinner and a mouth-watering French-inspired version never goes out of style. Serve it up with duck fat potatoes.
The rich redness of the rhubarb manages to make this dish look both striking and sophisticated. Few will be able to resist the charms of the deliciously tart topping hiding a rich creamy custard filling.