Lemon and Lavender Madeleines

Savor the Ethereal Perfectness of a just-baked Madeleine

I felt very inspired this week to bake some delicious Lemon and Lavender Honey Madeleines. I hadn’t made madeleines since I left my last restaurant job over 8 years ago. My madeleine molds were still wrapped in the same plastic from the last day when my pastry chef handed them back to me.

No sooner had the warm liquid mixed with the crumbs touched my palate than a shudder ran through me and I stopped, intent upon the extraordinary thing that was happening to…

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My earliest attempt at cookery began with the filleting of my sister's goldfish at age 2 and cooking my pet rabbits by age 7. Life has been downhill ever since.

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Francois de Melogue

Francois de Melogue

My earliest attempt at cookery began with the filleting of my sister's goldfish at age 2 and cooking my pet rabbits by age 7. Life has been downhill ever since.

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