Beignets aux Amandes

Last week, I missed Fiesta Friday. I was so busy, I received my lovely niece for a few days. I like receiving my relatives because I love rediscovering my Dubaï! February is usually the Carnaval Month in a lot of places in the world, and so, for this festive month (and for Fiesta Friday #55) I…

Tarte aux Pommes, Apple Pie

I’m late once again to this week’s Fiesta Friday. I bring into my panière, a delicious classic Apple Pie, simple as I like yet so tasty. This time I added cinnamon inside the pâte sablée, to bring a spicy flavor to the crust! Thanks again and again to Angie from The Novice Gardener. Also, thank you too Prudy @Butter, Basil and…

Naan Bread and Algerian Mutton Tajine

I love Indian cuisine, the texture, the fragrance, the beautiful colors, the smell, the presentation into the copper Degchi! All the cuisine around the world brings something new, exotic, fusion and much more. Today I made a fusion Indian Naan Bread and Algerian Mutton Tajine Recipe. For the Naan, the recipe comes from  Sweet & Savory…

Peaches and Plums Tarte

Today I wanted to bake a “Plums Tarte” but unfortunately, I realized I didn’t have enough plums and no time to go to the market. Luckily I had 2 cans of sliced peaches in syrup in case of ‘failure’ which came in handy today …  Instead, I ended with a “Peaches and plums tarte” !!…

French Madeleines

Let us be grateful to the people who makes us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, french novelist. In his book “the Swann’s way”, the famous passage of the Madeleines. Serves 15 Madeleines Ingredients: 150g of plain flour 100g of white granulated sugar 2 eggs 125g of melted…

Small Rings with Hazelnuts.

Serves 30 Ingredients: 350g of roasted  ground hazelnuts 300g of melted butter 200g of caster sugar 2 eggs 500g of all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar Procedure: In large bowl mix the melted butter, the sugar, and the vanilla sugar. Add the eggs (together) and  hazelnuts. Mix again and slowly add the flour….

Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin is an upside-down caramelized apple tart, and apples are everywhere in the market and the temptation was too strong!!! Serves 8 Ingredients: For the crust (dough pie): 300g of plain flour 125g of soft butter 1 egg Pinch of salt 25ml of water Procedure: In a bowl (or food processor), add your flour,…

Roasted Chicken with Herbes de Provence and Steamed Potatoes.

This dish is my Mom’s favorite recipe. When I was little she sent me picking herbs in our garden, I was so proud with my Petite Paniere full of herbs.   Serves 6 Ingredients: For the chicken: 1 whole chicken (1kg 200) Herbes de Provence 1 yellow onion 3 garlic cloves 2 bay leaves Pinch…

Hmiss

Hmiss is a salad made with long green sweet peppers, garlic, and tomatoes. This one is related to the city of Bejaia (east coast of Algeria) and this recipe is from my mother. This dish is very popular in summer when the green peppers are everywhere on the market. Serves 6 Ingredients: 4 green peppers (long…