Orange Blossom Crème Brûlée

There’s nothing better than a fresh, cold dessert when it’s hot and humid outside. Summer has arrived and temperatures are already very high. Crème brûlée is a classic French dessert made with few ingredients; milk, egg yolks and sugar. I flavored mine with orange blossom water. The dessert is creamy, flavorful and crunchy on the…

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse is a French classic dessert that I make very often. Served in an elegant cup or in a rustic bowl, it is always appreciated by everyone. The smell and texture of the chocolate allow for a mini indulgence. If you are an amateur of dark chocolate, then this recipe is for you!! Thank you…

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…

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…

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…

Palets Bretons

Palets Bretons are French butter cookies from Brittany (located North West of France). They are crunchy and a little bit salty. They are made with only a few ingredients; sugar, eggs, salted butter, flour and baking powder. They are on sale everywhere in France. This is my surprise for Fiesta Friday with our great hostess Angie from The…

Flan Parisien, Parisian Flan

I’m a little bit late for Fiesta Friday but hopefully, this simple and unctuous French dessert called Flan Parisien will make up for it. This dessert is a part of my childhood when I was living in Paris and has been one of my family’s all time favorite dessert. I always make this sweet dessert with a pâte…

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 Moelleux au Chocolat, made with only dark chocolate. I’m not addicted to chocolate like the rest of my family but this Moelleux is very nice for any occasion!There is always a debate about this cake; Moelleux…

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….

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…