Category Archives: Blog

  • CharlotteDragées

    March & April 2014 lilasfrenchcooking Newletter

    Posted on March 6, 2014 by in Baking, Blog, Classes, Newsletter

    Hello Everyone, I see from your many enquiries, that you have taken serious resolutions about baking and learning new skills for this New Year! Its great because I might just have what you need should wish to further your baking skills or lean new ones??? Lila’s French Cooking schedule for Marsh is online and April […]

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    January and February 2014 Newsletter

    Posted on January 2, 2014 by in Newsletter

      Hi Everyone, My best wishes for 2014 to all of you ! May this New Year bring your wishes to accomplishment Lila’s French Cooking schedule is online. You’ll find Beautiful workshops of all kinds and levels from sophisticated Petits fours for a French High Tea to Layered mousse cakes etc… You have, now, a […]

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    October 2013 Newsletter

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by in Newsletter

    Dear good food lovers and bakers, I hope you are doing very well and enjoying the springtime with its beautiful and various life celebrations. In this newsletter you’ll find : -      My new classes program -      the Clafoutis recipe to do with various summer fruits -      the tip of the month for your baking -      […]

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  • Did you know?

    Posted on October 13, 2013 by in Baking

    Dear Bakers, Did you know that you can replace the butter in your baking by almonds paste? For those who prefer not to use butter in a cake, it is perfectly possible to replace it with the same quantity of almonds paste blanched or with it skin for a more rustique flavour. I hope this […]

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  • Fruit Clafoutis

    Posted on October 11, 2013 by in Baking, Blog

    Here my Fruit Clafoutis recipe. This desert is very easy and quick to make. No need of any special utensils or ingredients. I am sure you all have sugar, flour, milk or cream, eggs and butter at home! You just need individual or a large ramequins to bake the clafoutis. You need the following ingredients […]

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  • Graduation At laaaaast………

    Posted on September 2, 2013 by in Baking

    Hi Everyone, After 8 weeks of intense training, the graduation day at last ! This morning 23 August 2013, after a demo of 3 beautifull summery and tastefull plated deserts by chef Bruno,  the moment we all were waiting for is at last about to happen. Here we are all in our chef’s jackets ready […]

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  • Training Week 2 – Entremets

    Posted on July 31, 2013 by in Baking, Uncategorized

    Hi Everyone, I hope you are keeping very well and not too cold in that part of the World. Here it’s hot most of the time but as you know I am not on holiday but training in a French Pastry. The training is well advanced as we already did one week “Ice creams”, one […]

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  • Week 1 training : Ice Creams

    Posted on July 21, 2013 by in Baking

    My first week training was all about Ice Creams and Iced Deserts. Ice creams are easy to make. If one has some equipment and a decent fridge and freezer. Making ice creams and sorbets takes very little time. It should always be donne sometime in advance then churned and strored in a freezer. Ice creams […]

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  • The Pastry School

    Arrival at The Pastry School

    Posted on July 8, 2013 by in Baking

    Hi Everyone, I finally got to Yssingeaux, after a long trip from Joburg  to Lyon  via Abu Dhabi and Paris. When we arrived at CDG airport in Paris on Saturday our suitcases were forgotten at Abu Dhabi… After 2 days of stress, we  finally got them on  Monday morning, just before my flight to Lyon. I […]

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    Patisserie Training in France

    Posted on June 10, 2013 by in Baking, Blog

    II have decided to escape this winter and rather take advantage of the French summer to attend a ” Pâtisserie Perfecting Session” Summer Campus in France at  ”Ecole Supérieure National de Pâtisserie”   Since I’ve introduced my tailor made “ONEonONE”  trainings in the Food & Home Magazine, I am rather busy and booked long in […]

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