Zoë François bakes and cooks her favorite recipes, from easy main dishes to delicious desserts, with a little help from her friends and family.
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Episode 1: Victoria Sponge Cake
Summer in Minnesota means one thing to Zoë — strawberries! To celebrate, she’s making a traditional English dessert comprised of fluffy sponge cake filled with strawberry jam, strawberry Chantilly cream, topped with edible flowers and more strawberries.
Recipe: Victoria Sponge Cake
Episode 2: Paris-Brest: Pastry Wheel
Minnesota summers mean everyone is out riding bikes, which Zoë thinking about one of her favorite desserts — a Paris-Brest, which is a choux pastry inspired by the annual French bike race, filled with raspberry cream and topped with rose petals.
Recipe: Paris Brest
Episode 3: Hanukkah Latkes
Hanukkah is extra special for Zoë this year because her mom is in town. Exploring new twists on Jewish holiday classics, Zoë makes cake donuts topped with a saffron glaze, crushed pistachios and rose petals along with latkes and an array of toppings.