Saffron Cream Topped with Salted Caramel Sauce

Do you ever happen to overbuy milk sometimes, and are left with too much with the expiration date fast approaching? This was my mistake this week, and so to use the milk, I decided to make this easy, simple and no bake ‘custard cream’. It’s flavored with saffron, and topped with salted caramel sauce! A…

Macarons of Nancy

Everyone knows macarons, the little round cookies.They come in pastel colors filled with a ganache or jam in the middle and on sale everywhere. There is another version of macarons, more rustic, golden brown color. This version is made with almond powder, egg white, and icing sugar. These macarons are from Nancy, the capital of…

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…

Cod Croquettes and Chive Dip

Summer is here and Ramadan is just around the corner, this is why I have decided to prepare something easy and simple for lunch with the delicious fish; Cod. The origin of this recipe is from Portugal. The Portuguese are fond of this fish, and the recipe has spread across the Mediterranean. I made an Algerian version, both…

Plum Tarte Tatin

I have just returned from my vacation in South of France. The delicious food, beautiful weather and childhood nostalgia is exactly what I needed! Now, I am back home and happily back into my kitchen! Today, I am making an unconventional Tarte Tatin. Originally, this Tarte is an upside-down caramelized apple tart made with a pâte-brisée. The Plums were too…

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…

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…

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…

Mackerel Escabeche

Escabeche is a Spanish dish that is also very popular throughout the Mediterranean region. This is a marinade made with olive oil and vinegar with fish like sardines, mackerels, and bonitos. Always eaten the following morning. I bought fresh mackerels for this recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 fresh Mackerels 2 white onions 6 cloves of garlic…

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…