Chrik

Chrik are individual small brioche buns from the northeastern Algerian city of  Constantine (also called Kasentina). Chrik are always served during the month of Ramadan to accompany M’halbi, a refreshing creamy custard (see previous post). These milk brioche are fluffy, pillowy and perfumed with orange blossom water. Ingredients: 500g of flour (all purpose flour/plain flour) Zest…

Tropézienne

The Tropézienne is a Brioche cut in half and filled with a Cream au Beurre and flavored with orange blossom water. This dessert whose recipe is still kept a secret has an interesting story; it was created by a Polish pastry chef who opened a Patisserie shop in Saint-Tropez, and the name is said to have been influenced by…

Mini Brioches

By now, you should know that I love eating and baking bread, brioches, and other dough-based recipes. This recipe is simple, and delicious for breakfast, served straight out of the oven. I made a warm and fresh batch this morning for Fiesta Friday. I would like to wish our host Angie from The Novice Gardener, a big…

Brioche with Milk

A basket of brioches for a family breakfast! Serves 10 Ingredients: 500g of plain flour 20g of fresh yeast 80g of caster sugar 2 eggs 200ml of warm milk 120g of soft butter 1 egg yolk for the brush 100g of fresh pine nuts or walnuts Procedure: In a Kitchen Aid or similar, add the…

Brioche Tressée, Braided Brioche

Brioche Tressee for our tomorrow breakfast. Serves 12 Ingredients: 500g of plain flour/ all purpose flour Pinch of salt 20g of fresh yeast 100g of caster sugar 5 medium eggs 200g of soft butter Sesame seeds 1 egg yolk Procedure: In the bowl of the stand mixer, add the flour and crumble the yeast on…