Bright & Zesty Orange Macaron

Bright & Zesty Orange Macaron

Today I am sharing a deliciously simple Orange Macaron recipe. The recipe is far simpler than the candy thermometer method and works every time! I have a great love for Macarons and have made many varieties! Try some of these tasty flavours – Chocolate Hazelnut,...
French Galette des Rois – Kings Cake

French Galette des Rois – Kings Cake

Bonjour mes amis!  Today I want to introduce you to the Cake of Kings or French Galette des Rois. This is a French tradition which takes place on the 6th January each year.  The family comes together for a special meal on the Sunday closest to the 6th.  At the end of...
Buche de Noel – French Christmas Cake

Buche de Noel – French Christmas Cake

Bûche de Noël – Nutella and Spéculoos Today I need to introduce you to the newest member of our family, her name is Romane. Romane has been living with us for just over one month now, and is a 16 year exchange student from France. We have been having an awesome time...
Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon

Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon

I hope you enjoyed the Châteauneuf du Pape wine review and food pairings. That story has prompted me to delve a little deeper into my love of all things French. It’s beginning to warm up in Australia now, but I wanted to give you a taste of France that would...
My Favourite Quiche Lorraine Recipe

My Favourite Quiche Lorraine Recipe

There are some recipes that I have been making on and off for more than 30 years now! Yes, that shocks me… I don’t feel old enough to have a personal recipe which is more than 30 years old.  My recipe for Quiche Lorraine is one of these old favourites.  I...
Macaron Cafe Cairns- Dessert for Breakfast

Macaron Cafe Cairns- Dessert for Breakfast

“Bonjour, mes amis Aujourd’hui, je vais avoir un dessert pour le petit-déjeuner!” My rough translation from high school French to English. “Good Morning my friends, Today we are having dessert for breakfast” No I’m not in Paris,...
Charlie Bar & Bistro Bali

Charlie Bar & Bistro Bali

Gourmet Getaway’s readers would know that I love spending time enjoying the vibrant Balinese bar and dining scene. Charlie Bar & Bistro is located in the heart of Seminyak, a popular beachside location. The bar opened in August 2013 and already Charlie Bar...
Mme Grenouille – Broadbeach Gold Coast

Mme Grenouille – Broadbeach Gold Coast

I have always said I am not a breakfast person, but I do need my coffee first thing. I knew there would be a danger in choosing to purchase my morning beverage from a French patisserie, firstly there is the obvious problem of being tempted by a multitude of delicious...