Doing the crepe batter :
Mix the eggs with the flour. Add progressively the liquid ingredients. Finish by grating the orange zests. Let rest.
Doing orange cream :
Reduce the orange juice to 100 gr. Clear the egg-yolk with the sugar and add the flour. Cook as a pâtissière cream. Finish by adding the butter in cold pieces and Grand Marnier. Set aside.
Doing the suzette sauce :
Make a fair caramel with the butter and the sugar. Deglaze with the orange juice and the Grand Marnier. Reduce and set aside warm.
Finishing and serving :
Make pancakes cooked on only one side. Make disks with cutter. In the middle of one of them, put the orange cream on the non-cooked side. Cover with another disk, so that the non-cooked sides of both disks stick together. Weld them and put them on a buttered tray. Put the whole in hot oven. Put onto a plate and finish by adding the warm suzette sauce. Bon appétit !
Note : this recipe can be made with clementine as well.
* Crillon des Vosges – sweet drink made of rhubarb, Moine - Xertigny – farm in Rasey (88)/France
* or only Grand Marnier
A route with prestigious references :
• Culinary schools and professional
training with famous French Chefs such as Christian WILLER (Le Martinez-Cannes), Emilie JUNG (Le Crocodile-Strasbourg), Joël ROBUCHON
(PARIS) , Alain Ducasse (Monaco) and in the French Ministry of Education, as the Minister’s special
• Elected ‘Maître Cuisinier de France’ at the age of 29 and today
member of the executive board of this association.
• Finalist at the MOF 2004 (Meilleur Ouvrier de France)
• Active involvement in international culinary associations such as ‘Le
Club Prosper Montagné’ or ‘les Disciples d’Escoffier’.
• Referent cooking Chef at the French culinary school ‘Collège Culinaire
In 1995, Philippe Laruelle overtook the family restaurant “ Auberge du Val Joli” and developped an hotel, a gourmet restaurant and a cooking school as well.
In April 2016, he was appointed at de Buyer as a Cooking Chef, Cooking Trainer and Demonstrator and is strongly involved in product development.