Strawberry Jam Biscuits

Here is my little Strawberry Jam Biscuits for Fiesta Friday #17. I always like simple biscuits, as I find they go so well with a good afternoon tea or coffee. I have always made Biscuits or Sables (in French), and they are very easy to make! Thank you, Angie (from The Novice Gardener), Jhuls (from The…

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….

Lumaconi with Tomato Sauce and Goat Cheese

I’m a definitely a pasta lover, and can’t think of an absolute favorite, nor one I don’t like! Today I chose the Lumaconi Pasta, the shape looks like a big snail shell that you can fill with (tuna, ricotta cheese…) you have an infinite choice. For this recipe, I opted for Goat cheese. Serves 4…

Briochettes

Briochettes are sweet small Brioches with (butter, eggs, and milk), perfect for a breakfast or for tea time. Serves 8/10 Ingredients: 500g of all purpose flour A pinch of salt 100g of sugar 11g of dry instant yeast (20g of fresh yeast) 1 egg 250g of lukewarm milk 100g of soft butter 1 teaspoon of…

Pesto and Grilled Vegetable Pizza

  Not so sweet this weekend, but still as tasty as I homemade a “pesto and grilled vegetable pizza”. The eggplants, the thyme, and the basil are from my garden. This is my first experience to grow eggplants in my garden and I’m extremely surprised by how tasty they are. The pizza is perfect for…

Sunshine Award

Last month, I was very lucky to be nominated for many Sunshine Awards from these 5 lovely ladies; Indu from Indu’s International Kitchen,  Julianna from Foodie On Board,  Sam from Tea and Sesame, Maulshri from Joie De Vivre, Gaby from Cooking without Limits and lastly Frankie from frankiesfeast. Indu’s blog is a must for anyone…

Chouquettes, Chouquettes

The weekend is here and this is the best time for my family and I to relax, the weather is hot and the garden is blooming it is also Fiesta Friday, the party becomes very festive. I decided to bake Chouquettes! Chouquettes are made with a simple ‘Pate a Choux’// ‘Choux Pastry’, the same dough…

Pistachio Biscotti, Croquets à la pistache

I have always had a soft spot for anything crispy, crack in the tooth that smells pistachio, the bitter almond or orange blossom with my coffee or tea. Today I propose you a simple recipe for Pistachio Biscotti and this is what I will be bringing to this Fiesta Friday, hosted by Angie. Serves 14…

Crêpes en Aumonière

We love crêpes, easy to prepare and so many choices for the stuffing! This will also be my recipe for the 6th Fiesta Friday! Serves 8 (large crêpes) Ingredients : For the crêpes: 250g of plain flour/ all purpose flour/buckwheat flour 3 eggs (large) or 4 eggs (small) 1/2 liter of milk A pinch of salt…

Quince Paste, Pâte de Coing

More sweets for the 5th Fiesta Friday, however not the easiest recipe! I started experimenting with this recipe 2 years ago, with the help of my mother of course After many failures, I am finally satisfied with this Quince Paste. Quince is a wonderful fruit, hard to the touch but so tender when cooked. Serves 20 pieces/24…