I have made some apple & prunes compote.

Compote is easy to make!

Take some apples (I use gala apple) peel & core them, cut them in small cubes.

Then add a bit of orange juice and a hint of vanilla paste

Let it summer till the apples are cooked, blitz it with your mixer, hand held mixer is fine too, and voila.
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When a baking disaster become a tarte aux poires


That’s a sort of made up tarte…

There are days when you know, in your heart of heart, that the Baking Fairies are in a playful mood.

I wanted to bake another lovely Galette des Rois, only because, I wanted to get some friends to try it, since it’s a very French dessert, and they’re not used to that (and I only bake it in January…) Continue reading