List of recipes using "Small": 59 recipes

[Foie gras fingers]
Foie gras fingers
An elegant canapé which consists of a crisp layer of shortcrust pastry topped with a layer of foie gras.
28,4044.6/5 for 14 ratings 2 hours 50 min.
[Pan bagnat]
Pan bagnat
Pan Bagnat is a traditional recipe from the Nice area. The name means "soaked bread", as it consists of a round bread roll that has been drenched with a mix of oil and vinegar then filled vegetables and fish. Years ago this was the snack that fisherman took with them on their boats, but this is a...
36,0954.1/5 for 10 ratings 43 min.
[Sorrel soup]
Sorrel soup
Smooth with a slight sharpness, this soup has a very particular taste.
72,7393.8/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 4 min.
[Vegetable tartare]
Vegetable tartare
This amazing recipe from a great chef is surprisingly straightforward to make. You will need lots of different raw vegetables. These are diced really small, then bound with mayonnaise.
12,8234.3/5 for 15 ratings 49 min.
[Crusty cockle tart]
Crusty cockle tart
A small puff pastry tart case filled with cockles in a cream and egg-yolk sauce ("a la poulette" in French).
21,7374.3/5 for 15 ratings 2 hours 52 min.
[Langoustine and leek tarts]
Langoustine and leek tarts
Small puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
25,4474.2/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables]
Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables
A fresh salmon escalope just salt and pepper with small dices of small vegetables.
70,019 15/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Hamburgers]
Hamburgers
Hamburgers don't have to be the greasy flabby things you find in fast-food outlets, well-made they can be excellent. It's a very convivial recipe as everything goes on the table, and everyone assembles their own burger according to personal taste.
86,1594.8/5 for 20 ratings 33 min.
[Country vegetable soup]
Country vegetable soup
In this "country" (paysanne) style soup, the vegetables are left in small pieces, rather than blended.
10,378 14.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 11 min.
[Thaï rice with small vegetables]
Thaï rice with small vegetables
Vegetables cut in small dice, cooked in stages, and mixed with cooked Thaï rice. Delicious alone or served with meat for example.
75,7314.7/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 34 min.
[Almond tuiles]
Almond tuiles
These delicious little biscuits ("tiles" in French) get their crunch and lightness from the use of flaked almonds rather than ground. It is not difficult to succeed, you just need to work fast after taking them out of the oven.
94,9075/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 18 min.
[Amaretti]
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
8,6644.5/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 3 min.
[Amiens macaroons]
Amiens macaroons
These macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.
20,3985/5 for 18 ratings 49 min.
[Apple semelles (flat apple tarts)]
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts)
The French semelle is a flat rectangular tart with a base of puff pastry. In this version, a layer of stewed apple is spread on the pastry, then topped with finely-sliced fruit.
30,8824.3/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Arizona cupcakes]
Arizona cupcakes
Cupcakes are small sponge cakes. In their original American version, they are usually decorated with brightly coloured icing. Here's a version inspired by the famous saguaro cactus, so common in Arizona.
58,587 14.6/5 for 14 ratings 1 hour 49 min.
[Blackcurrant-almond muffins]
Blackcurrant-almond muffins
Blackcurrant muffins with a rather special ground almond dough. Blackurrants give a delicious hint of acidity, which goes very well with the almond flavour.
81,0663.8/5 for 17 ratings 49 min.
[Buckwheat almond biscuits]
Buckwheat almond biscuits
In this sweet biscuit recipe, some of the normal wheat flour is replaced with buckwheat flour and ground almonds. This gives them a very distinctive flavour.
7,5774/5 for 2 ratings 2 hours 40 min.
[Cannelés]
Cannelés
Cannelés are a speciality from the French city of Bordeaux. These delicious little cakes have a crunchy exterior and a soft centre.
21,3025/5 for 1 ratings 1 day 1 hour 29 min.
[Checkerboard biscuits]
Checkerboard biscuits
These biscuits are half and half chocolate and almond in a checkerboard pattern, both in colour and flavour.
28,9725/5 for 13 ratings 4 hours 24 min.
[Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes]
Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes
This recipe allows you to enjoy a delicious brownie-style combination of melting fudgy texture and cake, with the distinct flavours of chocolate and chestnut purée.
6,8025/5 for 1 ratings 53 min.
[Chestnut moelleux]
Chestnut moelleux
"Moelleux" means soft, and is also the name given to the gooey, soft-centred cakes that are popular in France. These muffin-style cakes are doubly chestnutty: there is chestnut purée in the mixture and pieces of marrons glacés (candied chestnuts) in the middle as well. The result is a little...
3,731 15/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 13 min.
[Chocolate almond cookies]
Chocolate almond cookies
Cookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
71,620 14.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 49 min.
[Chocolate madeleines]
Chocolate madeleines
Simple and delicious, goes very well with tea or coffee.
80,4373.8/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 15 min.
[Chocolate muffins]
Chocolate muffins
Variation on muffins recipe. In this version each one is filled with a dark chocolate ganache.
75,3724.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 15 min.
[Coconut rocks]
Coconut rocks
Small coconut cakes, golden, crusty, and soft inside.
77,6893.7/5 for 18 ratings 49 min.
[Corsican tarts]
Corsican tarts
Two typically Corsican ingredients are brought together in this recipe: chestnuts and clementines. Chestnut flour is used in the sweetcrust pastry and the tarts are filled with a mouth-watering clementine jelly.
15,3224.3/5 for 11 ratings 3 hours 22 min.
[Diamond biscuits]
Diamond biscuits
These round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.
1,073 1 hour 47 min.
[Financiers]
Financiers
This delicious little cake gets its name from its shape, in the form of a gold ingot.
98,219 24.6/5 for 14 ratings 32 min.
[Fruit salad]
Fruit salad
To make a good fruit salad, there are three important points: 1) Choose fruits that go well together (avoid putting soft pears with crunchy apples for example).2) Remove absolutely all skins and seeds.3) Bring it all together with a good home made sugar syrup added to the fruit juices. Here is a...
75,6074.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 13 min.
[Grandma Solange's biscuits]
Grandma Solange's biscuits
These biscuits are very simple to make and delicious with tea or coffee. They are easy enough for children to enjoy making them.
10,0074.1/5 for 16 ratings 44 min.
[Grapefruit moelleux]
Grapefruit moelleux
The french love their "moelleux" — moist fondant cakes, often with a melting centre. These little mini-moelleux are flavoured with grapefruit. The grapefruit flavour is brought out fully by using a combination of juice, zest and candied peel.
8525/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 7 min.
[Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis]
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis
A small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.
86,9955/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 21 min.
[Little caramelized peach tarts]
Little caramelized peach tarts
This is an elegant summer dessert: a thin base of puff pastry, topped with caramelized peach slices. For a delicious contrast of hot and cold, serve with the reduced caramel and citrus sauce poured over over hot and, at the last minute, a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, .
4,9043.8/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 15 min.
[Little Christmas biscuits]
Little Christmas biscuits
These little chocolate biscuits are decorated with marzipan. They are ideal to accompany a festive dessert.
21,346 24.2/5 for 16 ratings 2 hours 41 min.
[Little lime tarts]
Little lime tarts
With this very quick recipe, you can make little tarts that are nothing like those you find in the shops.
35,7524.3/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 30 min.
[Macarons (the original French macaroons) ]
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
251,848 714.7/5 for 43 ratings 2 hours 38 min.
[Oat financiers for Louise]
Oat financiers for Louise
These moist little petit-four cakes are called 'financiers' in French, as they are similar in shape to gold ingots! They go very well with tea or coffee. In this version, the usual ground almonds are replaced with rolled oats, blended to a powdery texture.
21,743 23.9/5 for 19 ratings 45 min.
[Oat shortbread biscuits]
Oat shortbread biscuits
Little biscuits with home-made oat flour (made from rolled oat flakes).
72,170 15/5 for 1 ratings 2 hours 41 min.
[Piped petits-fours]
Piped petits-fours
As the name suggests, these are piped into shape using a forcing bag. These dainty little macaroon-like cakes are made with marzipan and have a soft, moist texture.
1,391 1 day 32 min.
[Pistachio "Financiers"]
Pistachio "Financiers"
This version of the traditional French financiers is just as moist as the original but with a delicious pistachio flavour.
13,0524/5 for 20 ratings 34 min.
[Pistachio madeleines]
Pistachio madeleines
Firm on the outside, soft in the centre and with a prominent pistachio flavour, these madeleines are truly delicious.
26,014 25/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 39 min.
[Pistachio shortbread biscuits]
Pistachio shortbread biscuits
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are "double pistachio", as they contain both pistachio paste and toasted chopped pistachios.
30,0375/5 for 3 ratings 2 hours 58 min.
[Puits d'amour]
Puits d'amour
This delicious little cake's charming French name means "well of love". It is made up of layers of puff and choux pastry, assembled with a light caramel and filled with vanilla confectioner's custard.
22,8044.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 43 min.
[Raspberry muffins]
Raspberry muffins
Delicious when still warm.
74,4635/5 for 1 ratings 43 min.
[Sesame cookies]
Sesame cookies
These soft little cookies have a double whammy of sesame flavour from toasted seeds combined with a little sesame oil.
294 2 hours 57 min.
[Soft fruits in sabayon]
Soft fruits in sabayon
This recipe is made by briefly cooking an assortment of soft fruits (raspberries, blackcurrants, blackberries, blueberries, currants...) with a little sugar to glaze them. They are served in a small dish, covered with a delicious sabayon which can be lightly "burned" on surface.
79,2043.9/5 for 18 ratings 46 min.
[Tea and white chocolate biscuits]
Tea and white chocolate biscuits
This recipe combines the flavours of tea and chocolate. The tea is added to the dough in two forms: powder and liquid. The biscuits are dipped in white chocolate.
20,2554.8/5 for 12 ratings 4 hours 10 min.
[Toasted-flour biscuits]
Toasted-flour biscuits
This is a surprising biscuit recipe, in which the flour is not added in its normal state, but gently toasted beforehand in the oven. This light dry-roasting changes the taste considerably, giving these biscuits notes of honey, coffee and even spices. Their distinctive flavour goes very well with...
3,6415/5 for 1 ratings 2 hours 43 min.
[Walnut short bread]
Walnut short bread
Those little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.
31,3874.3/5 for 20 ratings 3 hours 1 min.
[Benoîton]
Benoîton
This curious name (explained below) applies to a small bread fingers made with a blend of wheat and rye flour, enriched with raisins and almonds.
2,616 4 hours 32 min.
[Burger buns]
Burger buns
Much better, softer, in particular not as sticky as the commercial buns, these buns are ideal for hamburgers, but you can also use them for sandwiches.
83,5804.3/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 48 min.
[Chocolate rolls (petits pains)]
Chocolate rolls (petits pains)
Here is a recipe for "real" chocolate petits pains, i.e. with a milk bread dough (not croissants dough) and with a stick of chocolate inside.
104,4244.6/5 for 18 ratings 5 hours 27 min.
[Cornmeal baps for Anne]
Cornmeal baps for Anne
These small round baps are made with a mix of wheat flour and fine cornmeal. The dominant corn gives a moist and very yellow crumb.
83,2014.3/5 for 15 ratings 6 hours 23 min.
[Special small breads]
Special small breads
When you are have mastered the basic leavened bread, you certainly ought to try special breads: with nuts, cheese, seeds, etc... Here is a series of recipes, based on traditional leavened bread.
77,0794/5 for 20 ratings 6 hours 26 min.
[Muffin dough]
Muffin dough
This dough can be used to make this delicious and classic of the English cooking: muffins. It can be sweet, in different flavours, with fruit, but also savoury in other recipes.
90,7555/5 for 2 ratings 21 min.
[How to break a chocolate bar into small pieces]
How to break a chocolate bar into small pieces
Most of the time chocolate needs to be broken into small pieces before use, because it melts faster and more evenly. Here is a way to do it quickly.
19,2533/5 for 2 ratings 1 min.
[How to cook potato grenaille ]
How to cook potato grenaille
The French call very small potatoes "grenaille". This is a typical way of cooking them: the tiny potatoes are pan-fried in their skins and make an excellent accompanient for meat. Grenaille can be made with any kind of potato; it is a question of size, rather than variety, though I think that...
18,6224.8/5 for 12 ratings 43 min.
[Dublin fruit scones]
Dublin fruit scones
Scones originated in Britain and Ireland. The Irish version is often made plain and traditionally served with tea. Scones are more of a bread than a cake, eaten split in half and spread with butter or jam, for example. There are also sweeter versions and scones with dried fruit, like the ones I have...
33,4674.1/5 for 19 ratings 48 min.
[Little lemon biscuits]
Little lemon biscuits
These small, lemon-flavoured biscuits are very easy to make and are inspired by the Italian "biscotti al limone".
10,3115/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 42 min.

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