Pistachio Financiers

Financiers are little French cakes traditional made with egg whites, ground almonds, icing sugar and a little flour, today they are made with different ground nuts like hazelnuts and pistachios, like this financier recipe. Financiers were original called 'Visitandines' as they were created by nuns from the Visitation Order in the East of France, the … Continue reading Pistachio Financiers

Brown Butter (Beurre Noisette)

What is Brown Butter? Brown Butter which is also known as Beurre Noisette, is butter that is melted gently and then is cooked until the water evaporates and it turns brown. Beurre Noisette if French for 'Hazelnut Butter'¬†when the butter is cooked it changes the flavour, smell and colour, the reason the French called it … Continue reading Brown Butter (Beurre Noisette)