• French Baguette

    If you want some fresh baked bread but don’t have plenty of time to make it, then this recipe will be perfect for you. This is the fastest and easiest way to prepare French Baguettes without kneading and without a special pan. Ingredients: 375 g flour T55 30 cl warm water 5.5 g fast yeast 8 g salt Recipe: In a mixing bowl, combine the yeast with warm water using a spatula and let rest for 2 minutes. Add the flour and combine, then the salt and combine again. Place a pan with warm water in your cold oven, place beside your mixing bowl with the dough and cover it…

  • Canadian Sugar Pie

    The Canadian Sugar Pie comes from the French part of the country and is a traditionnal dessert during Christmas and in sugar shacks in springtime… I didn’t eat one since my last trip to Canada in 2016, so almost 4 years now! Since I had some mapple sugar at home, I have decided to make some for the first time! If you don’t have maple sugar, don’t worry, you can also use brown sugar (or sucre vergeoise in France). Ingredients: 270 g flour 155 g soft butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cl water 1 egg 180 g maple sugar 25 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 355°F (180°C).…

  • Mexican Tortillas

    Want to cook home-made Mexican tortillas including the dough? Here is my recipe for a tasty tortilla a bit different from the original one. If we were not in quarantine when I made them, I would have probably changed a few things for the garnish but here, I did it with what I had at home. I have read 15-20 different recipes in french, english and spanish to compare the different ways to create and cook the dough, quantities, proportions of liquid and solid, cooking time, techniques… I finally made a mix getting inspired by my readings and what I thought would be good for me. Mexicans use masa harina…

  • No-knead casserole Bread

    Want a perfect bread and easy to do? Here is my recipe for the easiest no-knead casserole Bread. The hardest thing is to wait before eating… I added some corn flour because I had some but you can do it using only wheat flour. Ingredients: 220 g T45 wheat flour 220 g T55 wheat flour 10 g corn flour 5.5 g express yeast 10 g salt 400 g water Recipe: In a salad bowl, combine the yeast with water using a spatula. Add the four and salt and combine all the ingredients together until it forms a dough. Cover the bowl with cellophane and let it rise for 6h30-8h (it…

  • Meringues

    Last Sunday, I published the Hélenettes recipe telling you that you could use the egg white for Meringues, so, here is my Meringues recipe! This recipe comes from Italy and meringues are perfect for dessert (placed on ice-cream) or with coffee. I also enjoy to add 1 teaspoon dry thyme so you can use them with a cocktail, wine or champagne glass before your meal! Here, you can prepare between 60 and 80 meringues. Hope you will enjoy. Ingredients: 2 egg-whites 120 g sugar Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 210°F (100°C). Whip egg-whites to a light mousse. Slowly add the sugar still whipping, stop when it became hard and bright.…

  • Salmon Dim Sum & Zucchinis

    I never made Dim Sum before, this was the very first time I tried to make some. Already tasted and ate some in restaurants or even at home with delivery, but, creating those chinese raviolis was really exciting and not complicated at all! Here is my recipe with salmon and zucchinis… Since I didn’t have fresh salmon but only frozen one I cooked it a little bit before adding it to the ravioli, but if you can, use some fresh one and add it fresh in the ravioli. Here, the recipe is for 2 people, means 8 raviolis each. Ingredients for 2 people: 70 g rice flour 30 g corn…

  • Hélénettes

    Those little biscuits are really easy to do and perfect for breakfast, tea time or with coffee in the end of your meal. You can use either whole almond powder or regular one (skin removed). Since you will only need egg yolk, you can use the white to make meringues, financiers or madeleines. Here, you can prepare 30 biscuits. Ingredients: 2 egg yolks 80 g butter 100 g sugar 100 g flour 100 g almond powder 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 375°F (190°C). Melt the butter in sauce pan on the burner. In a salad bowl, combine all the ingredients with a wood spoon; the…

  • Easter Eggs & Marshmallows

    As a lot of people in France and around the world, because of confinement due to coronavirus, I couldn’t get out to buy some chocolat Easter eggs this year. So, I have decided to do my own! Here is my recipe for home-made Easter Eggs filled with marshmallows! To make your chocolate eggs, you will need a special Easter Eggs silicone cake pan or at least, a pop cakes pan as me. This recipe is for 10-12 eggs (if using a pop cakes pan) and 35-40 small marshmallows. Ingredients: 15 g edible gelatine 6 cl water 125 g sugar 6 cl corn syrup (I used maple syrup) 1/2 teaspoon liquid…

  • Braided Brioche

    I really wanted to try to prepare some home-made brioche since a long time. After checking some recipes on the web, I finally found the perfect mix for myself, combining 3 recipes. There are many ways to form the dough in the end so I let you check on the web as well which one suits to you. Here, I decided to do a 2 braided brioche, quite easy to do and beautiful. Ingredients: 125 g flour T45 125 g flour T55 10 cl milk 40 g butter 40 g sugar 1 egg + 1 more for the egg wash 11 g baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Recipe: In a…

  • Périgourdine Salad

    The Périgourdine Salad comes from Périgord in France in an region called Dordogne. The place is well known for its beautiful nature, old stone towns and castles, but also very good food. Typical products here are strawberries, walnuts, chestnuts, apples, boletus mushrooms, truffles and all products from duck (foie gras, preserved duck gizzards, smoked duck fillet…). The original recipe includes preserved duck gizzards, smoked lard, salad, potatoes, green beans, pine nuts, walnut oil and red wine vinegar. Here is my recipe, my own Périgourdine Salad… Ingredients for 2 people: 200 g lamb’s lettuce 115 g preserved duck gizzards 85 g smoked duck breast fillet slices 6 cocktail tomatoes 1/2 shallott…