Halloween across the world

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pexels-photo-112352 Hands up who’s excited for Halloween this year? As we ‘creep’ closer to October 31st, no doubt you have seen homes adorned with ghoulish décor, and carved jack-o-lanterns sitting in the windows. Whether you love this spooky holiday or not, there’s no doubt that it is one of the most popular events in the calendar…. Read more »

Biography: Julia Child

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9535355710_f510520466_z The late great Julia Child is an American culinary institution. With a career spanning 70 decades, she revolutionized the way American’s cook French cuisine, introducing it to the masses with the groundbreaking cookbook; Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Early years Born on August 15th, 1912 in Pasadena, California, the young Julia Child enjoyed a… Read more »

What has France given to the US?

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pexels-photo-290386 Here at St Pierre HQ, we lovingly create delicious authentic treats from Belgium and France, but what else have our French friends brought to America? Our new infographic reveals all…    

The History of Pancakes

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pancake feature The popular breakfast treat has been a staple of the American diet for as long as we can remember. Teamed with mouth-watering syrup and bacon or laden with fresh summer berries, the combinations of this delicious snack are endless. But how did the humble pancake come to be? Read on to find out more… Ancient… Read more »

The History Of Waffles

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Cinamon waffle 90g The humble waffle has been a favourite ingredient across all meal times for years, from savory bacon-laden breakfasts to delicious syrup-drenched desserts served with ice cream. But how did this delectable treat come to be? Read on to find out more… The oldest recognised reference to “Gaufres de Bruxelles” (Brussels Waffles) is from Florian Dacher,… Read more »

The History of Waffles

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Cinamon waffle 90g The humble waffle has been a favourite ingredient across all meal times for years, from savory bacon-laden breakfasts to delicious syrup-drenched desserts served with ice cream. But how did this delectable treat come to be? Read on to find out more… The oldest recognised reference to “Gaufres de Bruxelles” (Brussels Waffles) is from Florian Dacher,… Read more »

The Top Five European Patisseries – And Why You Should Visit Them

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Europe – stunning, historic and revolutionary, and that’s just the food! If you are planning on trying the delectable offerings of this wonderful continent, then look no further than the humble patisserie. Combining traditional methods with modern techniques, and mouth-watering flavors, mainland Europe is a central hub for the patisserie and boasts some of the… Read more »

The Top Five European Patisseries – And Why You Should Visit Them

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Europe – stunning, historic and revolutionary, and that’s just the food! If you are planning on trying the delectable offerings of this wonderful continent, then look no further than the humble patisserie. Combining traditional methods with modern techniques, and mouth-watering flavours, mainland Europe is a central hub for the patisserie and boasts some of the… Read more »

The History of Crepes

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Choc crepe Set firmly in the heart of French cuisine, the thin, cooked pancake has proved so popular this side of the Channel; we are even seeing cafés and restaurants solely dedicated to serving them. Read on to discover more about this heavenly morsel, but we do warn you – this blog may make you hungry! Derived… Read more »

The History of Crepes

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Choc crepe Set firmly in the heart of French cuisine, the thin, cooked pancake has proved so popular this side of the Channel; we are even seeing cafés and restaurants solely dedicated to serving them. Read on to discover more about this heavenly morsel, but we do warn you – this blog may make you hungry! Derived… Read more »