Apple Galette

A delicious and easy apple galette recipe which will impress your friends and family. Use any type of apple in this rustic apple galette, or special varieties such as Red Love Apples.

red love apple galette on baking tray

Apple Galette

We always have a basket full of apples at home, ready to be turned into an apple compote which we eat religiously at breakfast each morning. It used to be my job to make the week’s apple compote, which I would vary every few weeks by adding some over-ripened fruit from the fruit bowl.

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Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Recipe with step-by-step photos for an Easy Apple Cake studded with chunks of apples and walnuts, and covered in a delicious Caramel Glaze. 

easy apple cake with caramel glaze on wire rack

Easy Apple Cake

There is something irresistible about the timeless pairing of apples with cinnamon, and this easy apple cake is no exception.

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Applesauce Cake

A moist and flavourful Applesauce Cake. This apple bundt cake is popular in Switzerland and uses applesauce (or apple purée) to keep the cake moist and tender.

applesauce cake on metal tray

Applesauce Cake Recipe

Something the Swiss really love is applesauce (also called apple compote or apple purée); so much so, that it is an obligatory side dish to their version of macaroni and cheese.

So when I came across a recipe some years ago for a traditional Swiss apple bundt cake using applesauce, I was instantly intrigued.

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Chicken Katsu Curry

An easy and authentic recipe for Chicken Katsu Curry which you can make at home from scratch. The chicken is coated with panko breadcrumbs for extra crunch, and the curry sauce contains a secret ingredient for the best flavour.

chicken katsu curry on plate

Recipe for Chicken Katsu Curry

There used to be a Wagamama’s restaurant in Zurich which we really enjoyed visiting, often to satisfy my cravings for ramen, but mostly because they had a great kids’ menu and a little play area for the children. It was one of the few places in Zurich where we could go and enjoy our meal without the fear of our noisy children disturbing everyone (because everyone else had also brought along their own rowdy offspring).

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Swiss Macaroni and Cheese with Applesauce (Älplermagronen)

A creamy Swiss Macaroni and Cheese with Applesauce (or Älplermagronen mit Apfelmus). This is a classic alpine dish from Switzerland and is simply the best macaroni and cheese recipe you will ever try!

swiss macaroni cheese with applesauce with napkin

Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

The ski season is upon us again and I can’t wait for our annual family retreat to the Swiss alps for some downtime in the snow. Our son is finally old enough to take skiing lessons with the other tiny tots, which means it will only be a matter of time before he will be zooming down the black slopes while I am still trying to master my snowplough.

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Galette des Rois with Apples

A twist on a traditional Galette des Rois using hazelnuts and apples.

galette des rois with apples on cake stand

I have always wanted to make a Galette des Rois for the Epiphany and finally plucked up the courage today. In France, it is a cake which is traditionally eaten on 6 January, although some shops and bakeries make the most of this event by selling them up to a few months before the big date. But like any seasonal treat, such as the Yule Log or Hot Cross Buns, the window for making a Galette des Rois is brief and I’m glad to have finally tried my hand at making one. Here is Rachel Khoo’s version from My Little French Kitchen.

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