Index of all recipes

All recipes are deliciously easy and accessible to make at home. Most are French, inspired by many of my favourite chefs – and above all, reduced in sugar. Some of your favourite recipes below are now on video! Pop in to my new YouTube Channel and say hello – it’s where I play with my food.

For copyright reasons, the books’ recipes belong to my publisher, Waverley Books/Gresham Publishing, and so you’ll find these recipes in the books. If you like the books and recipes, then please do leave a review on Amazon. Merci!

Meanwhile, scroll and help yourself to the recipes below.


French Monkfish Stew (Lotte à L’Américaine/L’Armoricaine)

March 29, 2021/by Jill Colonna

French Chocolate Mendiants – Perfect Easter Hats!

March 27, 2021/by Jill Colonna

Chorizo Risotto with Seared Scallops or Prawns

March 22, 2021/by Jill Colonna

Parisian Bourdaloue Pear Tart – a French Classic

March 18, 2021/by Jill Colonna

French Apple Custard Tart – An Easy Yolk Recipe you HAVE to try!

March 5, 2021/by Jill Colonna

Chestnut Vanilla Ice Cream

February 26, 2021/by Jill Colonna

French Onion Tarte Tatin with Cheese

February 21, 2021/by Jill Colonna

Savoury Macarons: 15 Recipe Ideas to Serve with Them

December 14, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Lightest French Chocolate Mousse Without Cream

August 13, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Mint Omelette – Corsican Style

July 23, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Black Sesame Ice Cream

July 7, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Rhubarb Hibiscus Compote – How to Make Green Rhubarb Red

June 27, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Asparagus Clafoutis with Parmesan Sauce

June 18, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Strawberry Pistachio Clafoutis – A Twist to the French Classic Cherry

May 29, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Fresh Broccoli Hummus (Vegan)

April 20, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Palets Bretons: French Salted Butter Biscuits

April 11, 2020/by Jill Colonna

French Semolina Cake (Gâteau de Semoule)

April 3, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Fluffy Cheese Scones

March 28, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Quick Almond Milk Rice Pudding (Vegan)

March 21, 2020/by Jill Colonna

French Vacherin Ice Cream Cake (Vacherin Glacé)

March 14, 2020/by Jill Colonna

French Chocolate Passion Mousse with Caramel Nougatine

February 7, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Luxury Chocolate Coconut Granola (Vegan)

January 31, 2020/by Jill Colonna

Dubarry Cauliflower Cream Soup

January 22, 2020/by Jill Colonna

‘Reine de Saba’ Chocolate Almond Queen of Sheba Cake

December 18, 2019/by Jill Colonna

French Apple Nougat Tart

December 9, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Quick French Apple Tart with Calvados Cream

November 14, 2019/by Jill Colonna

French Apple Crumble Cake

October 29, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins (no added sugar)

September 30, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Crispy Sesame Tuiles

August 12, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Bites

July 26, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Cracked Macaron Black Forest Creams

July 14, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Saint-Germain Almond Cake

June 14, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Béarnaise Sauce – Recipe & Origins Near Paris

June 3, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Rose Rhubarb Orange Cake (Gluten Free)

May 11, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Triple Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake – No Packet Mixes!

April 18, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Hazelnut Pear Crumble

March 16, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Pear Belle Helene – A Parisian Musical Story

March 2, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Sticky Toffee Apple Pudding

February 20, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Caramelised Pineapple Rice Pudding (Riz Condé)

February 8, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Raspberry Vegan Macaron Recipe (Using Aquafaba French Meringue)

January 31, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Chicken Prune Tagine – Spicy Comfort Food

January 25, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Cranachan Parfait – An Iced Scottish Dessert on Shortbread

January 20, 2019/by Jill Colonna

Smoked Tea Beurre Blanc Salmon

January 12, 2019/by Jill Colonna

French Meringue Filled Snowballs

December 16, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Butternut Walnut Gratin – Playing Winter Squash

December 4, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Ginger Fondant Cake

November 20, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Chai Tea Creme Anglaise – Light French Custard

November 20, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Gratin Dauphinois – French Creamy Potato Bake

November 15, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Pumpkin Pecan Chestnut Flour Tart

November 12, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Banana Marble Cake

October 29, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Top 10 Halloween Macaron Ideas

October 26, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Breakfast Oat Cookies with Hazelnut & Cranberry

October 6, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Goat Cheese & Walnut Pasta Sauce

September 22, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

August 13, 2018/by Jill Colonna

French Berry Gratin with Elderflower

July 18, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Melting Moments – Children’s Party Oat Biscuits

June 26, 2018/by Jill Colonna

French Blueberry Lemon Bavarois With Roasted Coriander

June 21, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Macaron Berry Sherry Trifle

May 17, 2018/by Jill Colonna

French Crème Caramel

May 4, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Pure Vegetable Soup

April 30, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Moist Almond Lemon Easter Cake (Gluten Free)

March 29, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

March 12, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Savoury Cheesy Red Onion Pepper Cornbread

March 6, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Matrimonial Cake – Oaty Shortbread Date Squares

February 17, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Healthy Breakfast Bran Muffins

February 6, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Curried Cauliflower Soup with Seared Scallops – and a Flooded Seine

January 28, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Warm Creamy Kipper Pots

January 22, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Purple Carrot Cake

January 19, 2018/by Jill Colonna

Snowballs – No Bake, Coconut, Raisin & Chocolate Bites

December 18, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Mulled Wine Prunes

December 16, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Christmas Oat Granola – A Healthy Festive Breakfast

December 9, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Baked Roquefort Green Salad

December 1, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

November 4, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Moist Banana Chestnut Loaf

October 21, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Raspberry Clafoutis with Lemon Verbena

September 26, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Salted Toffee Cherry Tomatoes

September 10, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Mini Rhubarb Crumbles

June 4, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Rhubarb, Hibiscus & Rose Jam

May 11, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Corsican Brocciu Lasagne

April 26, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Passion Fruit Mango Creams

April 2, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Potato Gratin Savoyard

March 30, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Ginger Passion Cake

March 23, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Mojito Snaps – A Twist to Brandy Snaps

March 15, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Cheese Scones with Spring Onion & Rosemary

March 7, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Macaron Tiramisu (gluten free)

February 27, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Apple Rose Tarte Tatin

February 5, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Corsican Veal Stew with Red Peppers

January 27, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Sticky Orange Caramel & Chestnut Cake

January 22, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Smoked Garlic Arugula (Rocket) Soup

January 19, 2017/by Jill Colonna

Gingerbread Apple Caramel Trifles

December 23, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Mincemeat Pinwheels

December 14, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Quick No-Suet Mincemeat – Festive Fruity Macaron Filling

December 1, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Easiest Nougatine Recipe – Inspired by l’Ami Jean in Paris

November 15, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Fiadone Corsican Cheesecake

November 3, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Mini Macaron Trifles – Ispahan Style

September 28, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Fig & Almond Pudding

September 22, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Spiced Plum Jam & Digital Jam Scale Review

September 20, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Corsican Fig Jam

September 16, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Healthy Fruit & Nut Flapjacks

September 8, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Gluten Free Cheese Waffles

September 3, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Roasted Nectarines & Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

August 29, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pistachio Brownies

June 19, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Strawberry, Almond & Rhubarb Tart

June 13, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Cherry Ganache – Macaron Filling

June 1, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Rhubarb and Custard Cheesecake with Strawberries

May 15, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Dried Rhubarb Chips

May 8, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Rhubarb Rose Sorbet

May 5, 2016/by Jill Colonna

French Salty Butter Biscuits or Cookies

April 10, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Apple Oat Crumble – A Scottish French Alliance

February 26, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Drambuie Ice Cream (No-Churn)

February 19, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Top Ten Last-Minute Valentine Dessert Ideas

February 11, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Orange Blossom and Pomegranate Rice Pudding

February 7, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Creamy Orange Curd – a perfect topping for French Crêpes!

January 30, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Flamiche Recipe – French Leek Pie

January 22, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Cullen Skink Smoked Haddock Soup

January 18, 2016/by Jill Colonna

Macaroon Jam Tarts

January 4, 2016/by Jill Colonna

How to Make a Giant Paris-Brest Pastry Wreath for Christmas

December 17, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Stuffed Cabbage (Chou Farci): A Cheat’s French Classic Winter Recipe

December 13, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Dark Chocolate Lava Cakes with Runny Hearts

December 7, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Chestnut, Pumpkin & Mushroom Tarts – and Beaujolais Nouveau!

November 18, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Pumpkin, Sage and Parmesan Financiers

November 15, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Caramel Jasmine Macaron Filling

November 9, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Egg Pasta Recipe: Alsatian Noodles

November 4, 2015/by Jill Colonna

A Fragrant Rice Tea Pudding Recipe with Little Bear from Theodor Paris

October 21, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Pure 100% Cacao Chocolate Mousse Recipe by Patrice Chapon

October 13, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Tarte Tatin – An Easy French Classic

October 8, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Upside-Down Dark Chocolate Pear Cake

October 4, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Sweetcorn and Red Pepper Soup

September 28, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Banana Chestnut Coffee Cake

September 13, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Avignon Summer Festival – Aubergine Tomato Tart

July 23, 2015/by Jill Colonna

A Taste of Provence with Chickpea Spread: Poichichade

July 10, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Passion Fruit and Raspberry Macaron Filling

July 1, 2015/by Jill Colonna

French Clafoutis – Baked Cherry Custard Dessert

June 11, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Individual Carrot Cakes

May 31, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Pastéis de Nata Portuguese Custard Tarts

April 28, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Maple Granola – Homemade Breakfast Cereal

March 13, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Confiture de Lait Recipe and How to Store Vanilla Beans

March 1, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Honey Lemon Sablé Biscuits

February 9, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Coffee Fondant Cakes

January 29, 2015/by Jill Colonna

The French’s Favourite Casserole: Blanquette de Veau

January 13, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Orange Cinnamon Cheesecake – Thoumieux Paris

January 5, 2015/by Jill Colonna

Express Mini Christmas Puddings

December 15, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Brownie Cookie Crumbles

December 11, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Scottish Macaroon Bar Snowballs

December 2, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Coconut Snowballs (gluten-free)

November 25, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate and Chestnut Pudding for the Holiday Season

November 10, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Pumpkin Spice Macarons & Roasted Red Kuri Squash Filling

October 28, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Beetroot Horseradish Risotto – with Macarons

October 13, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Whisky Toffee Frozen Crème Brûlée

September 28, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Pistachio Strawberry Panna Cotta Recipe

September 14, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Queensferry Edinburgh and a Lemon Thyme Tart Recipe

July 23, 2014/by Jill Colonna

A Sexy Valentine Dessert Recipe: Red Fruit Bavarois

February 12, 2014/by Jill Colonna

A New Year Kir Royal from Normandy

January 10, 2014/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Hazelnut Rocher Truffles

December 17, 2013/by Jill Colonna

France’s Smallest River & French Watercress Soup

November 5, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Raspberry, Redcurrant and Rose Macaron Filling

September 9, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Drizzle in the Black Forest

August 28, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Black Forest Chocolate Cream Desserts – and a Trip to Germany

August 13, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Food Writer Friday, Lemon Ice Cream and the Orgasmic Chef

August 2, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Strawberry Tart with Pistachio Pastry Cream

June 30, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Rose, Raspberry and Lychee Eclairs

June 4, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Roasted Vanilla Pineapple with Passion Fruit

May 28, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Lemon Cream Meringue Nests (Gluten Free)

May 10, 2013/by Jill Colonna

White Asparagus French Clafoutis with Lemon

April 4, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Patrick Roger’s Chocolate Cake for Easter

March 22, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Cream Desserts for Macaron (Yolk) Lovers

February 17, 2013/by Jill Colonna

How to Make Macaron Hearts – Think ‘V’ for Valentine

February 5, 2013/by Jill Colonna

How to Make a French Religieuse or a Scottish Mac Snowman

January 21, 2013/by Jill Colonna

How to Make Rice Pudding like the French – Riz au lait!

January 17, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Happy New Year from Paris with a Galette des Rois Recipe

January 8, 2013/by Jill Colonna

Lemon Sauce for Roast Chicken and Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

November 15, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Corsica on the Rocks and Savoury Macarons

November 6, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Plombières Ice Cream: No-Churn Candied Fruit Dessert

October 2, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Cremini Mushroom Cappuccino with Mini Macarons

September 24, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Racing with Banana Almond Cakes for the Egg and Spoon

September 20, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Arise, Sir Brioche

September 12, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Apricot and Lavender Jam

August 17, 2012/by Jill Colonna

The Heat is on: Pistachio Vanilla Wasabi Ice Cream

July 21, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Strawberry Eclairs with Poppy and Vanilla Pastry Cream

June 12, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Strawberry and Rhubarb Gratin

May 18, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Passionfruit Milk Chocolate Crème Brûlée: Walking on Mars?

March 29, 2012/by Jill Colonna

I’m a Guest at Lazaro Cooks!

March 13, 2012/by Jill Colonna

The Cutest Wombat Bento Box by Pudding Pie Lane

February 29, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 27, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Making Chouquettes with Cravings of a Lunatic

February 23, 2012/by Jill Colonna

It’s Mardi from Eat. Live. Travel. Write and a Raspberry Curd Recipe

February 21, 2012/by Jill Colonna

White Chocolate Mousse with a Valentine’s Touch

February 9, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Mango and Orange Tarte Tatin for Marsha’s Birthday

February 7, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Smoked Haddock Fishcakes with Tartare Sauce

February 1, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Leek, Pumpkin and Ginger Soup with Curry Macarons

January 4, 2012/by Jill Colonna

Poached Coffee Vanilla Pears – with Mocha Macarons

December 30, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Beet-Horseradish Macarons with Apple and Salmon

December 26, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Nougat Glacé Choux Buns with Orange Caramel

December 19, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Knitted Choux Carnival of Festive French Chouquettes

December 1, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Passion Fruit, Cardamom and Ginger Panna Cotta

November 26, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Sticky Toffee Pudding Sauce

November 17, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Parsnip, Round Carrot & Coriander Soup

November 4, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Melting Moments (or Mini Oat Cookies)

October 24, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Corsican Stuffed Courgettes-Zucchini with Mint

October 12, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Bread

September 30, 2011/by Jill Colonna

French Mushroom Truffle Macarons

September 25, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Roasted Figs in Marsala with Giant Tiramisu Macarons

September 23, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Crispy Papaya Nests, Prawns, and Skinny Sweet Potato Fries

September 16, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Sticky Baked Amaretti Peaches

September 6, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Sweet Potato, Crab & Thai Herb Croquettes – Inspired by KGB Paris

August 26, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Basil & Lime Pesto: Quick and Saucy

August 26, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Herb-Hugging John Dory with Smoked Tea Beurre Blanc

July 28, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Rum and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream (low carb/gluten free)

July 25, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Peppermint Millefeuille with Fraises des Bois

July 8, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Cherry Tomato, Wild Strawberry & Rocket Salad

July 4, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Warm Goat Cheese Salad (salade de chèvre chaud)

July 1, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: White Chocolate and Raspberry Paris-Brest

June 24, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Creamy Lemon, Prawn and Asparagus Spaghetti

June 22, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Strawberries and Cream Mousse Pie

June 17, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Crème Caramel (Purin)

June 10, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Mango Egg Tarts

May 27, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Chocolate Crunchy Trifle with Egg Yolk Buttercream Frosting

May 20, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Thyme to be Sage with Buttered Asparagus

May 16, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Stinging Nettle Pesto – A Healthy Spring Detox!

May 9, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Chocolate Pots de Crème

May 6, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Blueberry Curd

April 29, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Passion Fruit Caramel Choux Buns & a Choux-Choux Train

April 27, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Guest Recipe: Genovesi Ericine

April 15, 2011/by Jill Colonna

1st Guest Post: Pineapple Curd

April 8, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Lime Macarons with Marinated Mango, Coconut, Vanilla, Lemongrass & Passion Cream (gluten free dessert)

April 6, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Saltimbocca: Veal and Parma Ham Spirals

March 27, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Sweet Potato & Sage Roman Gnocchi

March 24, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Crispy Sage Leaves

March 23, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Scotch Corsican Pancakes with Chestnut Flour

March 2, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Salted Caramel Sauce (Caramel au beurre salé)

February 23, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Fish, Chorizo and Black Pudding

February 23, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Rose & White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Cherry & Cardamom Coulis

February 16, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Pigeon with Whisky, Ginger and Apricots

February 10, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Chocolate Beetroot Flourless Fondants

February 3, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Orange Blossom & Cinnamon Pannacotta

January 20, 2011/by Jill Colonna

To Orange Blossom & Paris Lovers

January 20, 2011/by Jill Colonna

Crab, Ginger & Coriander Gluten-free Quiches

January 3, 2011/by Jill Colonna