Very Good Recipes of Gâteaux from Out of the Ordinary

There are 11 Gâteaux recipes on the blog Out of the Ordinary. (212 on all the blogs)

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French cake a week – Gateau Alsacien or le schwowcbredel French cake a week – Gateau Alsacien or le schwowcbredel By Out of the Ordinary 01/22/13 20:33 In which Claire, who speaks no French, bakes her way through the cake section of a French cookbook from 1962.The other day we talked about Jean Renoir’s use of windows, and the way he creates scenes with an intimate yet … Continue reading →
French cake a week – Gateau de pommes “a la Danoise” (and simple spice cookies) French cake a week – Gateau de pommes “a la Danoise” (and simple spice cookies) By Out of the Ordinary 01/10/13 20:41 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak French, bakes her way through the cake section of a French cookbook from 1962.Yesterday we shared some poems and passages about windows. “But Claire,” I heard you saying, “You know what else is beautiful? … Continue reading...
French cake a week – Gateau vatel French cake a week – Gateau vatel By Out of the Ordinary 10/14/12 17:17 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak French, bakes her way through the cake section of a French cookbook from 1962. I’m woefully behind with my French-cake-a-week series! Last week I didn’t make a cake at all, because it took us … Continue reading →
French cake a week – gateau aux amandes French cake a week – gateau aux amandes By Out of the Ordinary 09/27/12 20:34 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak French, bakes her way through the cake section of a French cookbook from 1962.Last week I rambled on and on about how much I like songs about ramblers. Specifically those of Robert Johnson. The … Continue reading →
French cake a week – Gateau chipolata French cake a week – Gateau chipolata By Out of the Ordinary 09/13/12 22:38 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak french, bakes her way through the cake section of a 1962 French cookbook. “L’intérieur du gateau doit rester moelleux.” Says my cook book. Oh yes, say I, the interior of the cake should stay … Continue reading →
French cake a week – Gateau au chocolat French cake a week – Gateau au chocolat By Out of the Ordinary 09/07/12 01:09 Well! Today was the first day of school. You know I could talk about the ache of time passing, and how fast summers go, and days and months and years go. You know I could talk about regret for every … Continue reading →
French cake a week – gateau de savoie French cake a week – gateau de savoie By Out of the Ordinary 08/30/12 20:42 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak french, bakes her way through the cake section of a 1962 french cookbook. We’re keeping it simple again this week, in our french-cake-a-week division, with a lovely gateau de savoie. This cake is, in … Continue reading...
French cake a week #2 – Gateau savarin French cake a week #2 – Gateau savarin By Out of the Ordinary 08/16/12 17:37 In which Claire, who doesn’t speak french, bakes her way through the cake section of a french cookbook from 1962. Oh, how we laughed as we made this cake! We gathered in my immaculate kitchen, my perfectly obedient boys danced … Continue reading →
French cake a week – Gateau Suisse French cake a week – Gateau Suisse By Out of the Ordinary 08/07/12 18:24 Today I made a cake. Or it might have been yesterday. I don’t really know or care. And then I sat in a dead tree and ate it, and looked up at the sky flowing over head. And when I … Continue reading →
Le gateau au chocolat de Nancy with blackberry-cassis sauce Le gateau au chocolat de Nancy with blackberry-cassis sauce By Out of the Ordinary 07/27/12 22:14 We went blackberry picking yesterday. We get a boxed share of vegetables from our CSA, but part of the deal is that we can go to the farm and pick certain crops. This week it’s blackberries. Of course I got … Continue reading →
Gateau basque (with quince & black currant jam, and chocolate covered cherries) Gateau basque (with quince & black currant jam, and chocolate covered cherries) By Out of the Ordinary 04/22/12 02:09 My mom recently gave me a book called Cuisine moderne et vieilles recettes. She bought it in Belgium, when she was an au pair there. I’m having such a nice time reading it! I don’t speak French at all, really, … Continue reading →

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