Cherry Cake

I love going to the market and finding something I wasn’t intending on buying. This week, I just couldn’t resist buying these delicious Cherries. They taste juicy and sweet. Ideal for any dessert (ice cream like yesterday) or a simple and sweet cake for today. Nothing extravagant, but something we like to enjoy with a good…

Algerian Mouskotchou Cake

What is Mouskoutchou? Also called Mouskoutchou. Mouskoutchou is the most popular cake in Algeria. If you ask anyone, they immediately know about what you are talking about. This cake is a between a Sponge Cake and and Génoise Cake, and is usually the first sweet treat you learn how to make in Algeria. Very simple to…

Orange Cake

Yet another cake! Again and again, but who doesn’t love a generous slice (or two) of cake for breakfast, especially during the weekend with a good hot coffee. I like this cake, it’s simple, tasty, fragrant and zesty! This cake is inspired by two famous French Patissiers; Christophe Felder & Camille Lesecq. The original recipe is…

Pear Cake

I love going to the market and finding something I wasn’t intending on buying. This week, I just couldn’t resist buying these delicious looking Rosemarie Pears. I like the orange/red color,  and the texture of these pears are wonderful. They taste juicy, soft and sweet. Ideal for any dessert, which is why I decided to make…

Apple and Lemon Cake

I often like to prepare simple and classic recipes, and this is cake is both (and tasty 😀 ). I remembered my grandmother used to make this cake in her green cookware “Le Creuset” and the texture was perfect and moist. This cake is perfect for any occasions and ready to be served for the…

Moelleux au Chocolat, Flourless Chocolate Cake

The weekend is here, beautiful weather outside, and we all know what that means; Fiesta Friday #42. Today I’m bringing a Flourless Chocolate Cake/Moelleux au Chocolat, made with only dark chocolate. I’m not addicted to chocolate like the rest of my family but this Cake is very nice for any occasion! There is always a debate about this cake;…

Polenta Cake

It has been a long time since I have wanted to make this cake, and I remembered Margherita from La Petite Casserole, posted a delicious one!! I have just made little changes. Serves 8 Ingredients: 180g precooked Polenta (for me, I don’t have flour at home) 100g of soft butter 2 big eggs 150g of white…

Quatre-Quarts aux Pruneaux, Prunes Pound Cake

  The Quatre-Quart is a kind of Pound Cake from Brittany, West of France. The meaning of Quatre-Quarts means four quarter (eggs, butter, flour and sugar). In this recipe you start by weighing the eggs first when you obtain the weigh eggs, you use the same weight for the butter, the flour, and the sugar….

Fiadone

Fiadone is a delicious type of cheese cake from Corsica (France), different from North American cheese cake, simple and easy to bake. Serves 8 Ingredients: 500g of Brocciu (I used for this recipe Ricotta cheese, Brocciu is a typical cheese from Corsica) 150g of white granulated sugar 4 medium eggs Zest of 1 lemon Juice…

Far aux Pruneaux or Far Breton

Far Aux Pruneaux or Far Breton is a pudding with dried plum prunes from Brittany,  north-west of France.  Serves 8 Ingredients: 200g of all-purpose flour 80g of butter 180g of  granulated white sugar 5 eggs 1 liter of milk 350g of unpitted prunes soaked 2 hours in orange blossom water Procedure: In a cooking pan,…