Tropézienne

The Tropézienne is a Brioche cut in half and filled with a Cream au Beurre and flavored with orange blossom water. This dessert whose recipe is still kept a secret has an interesting story; it was created by a Polish pastry chef who opened a Patisserie shop in Saint-Tropez, and the name is said to have been influenced by…

Bakewell Tart, Almond and Prune Tart

End of the year approach means a lot of sweet treats, festivity and family reunion. Today I made a tasty tart, this recipe is inspired by Stefan Gourmet’s  blog that I follow. I appreciate the detailed of his work and the large varieties of his recipes. Here, I opted for a prune purée (dried plum…

Galettes with Orange Blossom Water

I think we all love cookies (including biscuits and galettes). Simple, flavored, aromatic, sweet, or salty. Here is an easy recipe of Galette made with flour, almond powder and of course with orange blossom water to enhance the aroma. We used to make them all the time when I was a child. Perfect recipe to bake…

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…

Autumn Apple Tart

The weather is cooling down slowly and yesterday we took our first lunch in the garden with the smell of the Frangipani tree and Jasmine flowers. It is finally time for us to have more outdoor activities and picnics! For the weekly famous Fiesta Friday, I prepared a very easy and delicious Tart that I call my…

Apple Crumble

In May, when I was in France for my holidays, I received a parcel from my dear friend Margot (who blogs on Gather and Graze). If you don’t know Margot or her blog, you should really give it a visit, it’s full of beautiful and tasty recipes and gorgeous pictures. The parcel I received was filled with two Australian…

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…

Caramelized Semolina Pudding

Only a few more days until the end of Ramadan, and the days will soon become busy with Eïd preparations (and then the celebration of course!). I decided to prepare a semolina pudding with a caramel topping, extremely popular in North Africa and always with a hint of orange blossom water. A sweet and fresh…

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…