• Amarettis

    Amarettis biscuits are Italian and perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea party. You can also use them with an expresso in the end of your meal. Ingredients for 40 biscuits: 3 egg whites 10.5 oz almond powder 7 oz icing sugar 1 teaspoon bitter almond extract Recipe: Preheat the oven at 375°F. Place a baking paper on a drip pan. Mix all the ingredients by hand in a big bowl, the dough has to be moist. Form small flattened balls (walnut size) in your hands and place them on the drip pan. Place in the oven and cook for 8-10 minutes until the borders are colored. Remove from the oven…

  • Apple Pie

    Autumn equals apple season! So many ways to cook them, salted or sweet and one of my favorite recipe is my husband’s apple pie…He uses Granny Smith apples for getting more sourness in the pie, moreover, the texture is better after cooking and remain easy to handle for creating a beautiful pie decoration. Ingredients: 5 Granny Smith Apples 1 puff pastry 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2-3 tablespoons sugar Recipe: Peel your apples and cut them in slices removing the core. Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium temperature. Add the butter and then, the apple slices. Stir in the apples in the butter…

  • Chili Con Carne

    I used to live in Arizona a few years ago, a place where food is inspired by american and mexican tastes. I had a lot of culinary experiences there and I have created my own chili con carne recipe when I came back. Originally, the meat used for it is beef but I have decided to try it with pork and the taste is really good too!!! Ingredients: 1 onion 17 oz red beans 14 oz grounded meat (beef or pork) 5 oz corn seeds 2-3 tomatoes 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon origan 1…

  • Ukha

    The Ukha Soup is a comfort food dish from Russia. This is a very good recipe that will warm you during a cold winter season. This is a fish soup with vegetables so you can chose the kind of fish you like and use seasonal vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, leek…) and add some fresh herbs (aneth, parsley…). Ingredients: 85 fl oz water 9 oz fish (salmon here) 4 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion 1 vegetables stock cube 1 bouquet garni (fresh thyme+bay leaf) 1 handful fresh aneth 1 teaspoon liquid cream 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon Maggi Liquid Seasoning Recipe: Chop the onion and cut…

  • Indian Chicken

    If you love chicken and indian cuisine, here is my really simple recipe for cooking an Indian Chicken with curry and cream! You can make it dairy free by replacing the cream by coconut cream which is really good too! Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts 2 zucchinis 1 shallot 6.5 fl oz 12% liquid cream 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 1 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon thyme Salt & black pepper Recipe: Cut the zucchinis in small cubes and chop the shallot. Place a frying pan on the burner at medium temperature and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add the zucchinis and cook…

  • Corn Soup

    Autumn is my favorite season for soups, you can still use summer vegetables while the weather is slowly cooling down, so why not cooking a corn soup? This recipe is not mine but comes from a friend, I was really curious the first time I saw her cooking this and seemed so good that I wanted to try it too! Hope you will enjoy it as much as I do… Ingredients: 4 potatoes 2 onions 2 garlic cloves 7 bacon slices 17.5 oz corn 1 vegetable stock cube 1 chicken stock cube 2-4 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups water salt & black pepper Recipe: Cut the potatoes in small dices…

  • Italian Pasta Salad

    Everyone knows that pasta is a big part of the Italian cuisine. There are so many ways to cook them and so many kind of pastas… If you follow my blog since the begining, you already know that I enjoy salads so I wanted to share this one with you before the last summer days are gone: my Italian Pasta Salad! Ingredients: 5 salad leaves (Romaine or Iceberg) 5 Parma ham slices 10 cocktail tomatoes 25 black olives 2 eggs 1/2 shallott 9 oz Orecchiette pastas 2 tablespoons grated Grana Padano Cheese 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Maggi Liquid Seasoning 1…

  • Trout Puff Pastry Braid

    For starter or aperitif, the trout puff pastry braid can be made quickly and easily. Perfect if you don’t have plenty of time to prepare a meal but want something nice. For the dill, I used fresh one but you can also use drained. Ingredients: 1 puff pastry 7 oz smoked trout (8 slices) 3.5 oz ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon light cream (4%) 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 3 tablespoons grounded fresh dill 3 tablespoons pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1 egg yolk Recipe: Preheat the oven at 374°F (190°C). In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, light cream, aneth, pepper and salt. Place a greaseproof paper in a drip pan…

  • Cupcakes

    There is something I will always remember from Montreal: Itsi-Bitsi’s cupcakes! Unfortunately, they are closed now, but it remains a good souvenir… When I came back to France, I haven’t been able to find any place for cupcakes so I decided to do mine. Here is a simple recipe with butter icing that you can color the way you like. Ingredients for 6 cupcakes: Cakes: 1 egg 1.7 oz sugar 1.7 oz butter 2 oz flour 0.2 oz baking powder 0.2 vanilla sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1.4 oz chocolate 2 tablespoons water Icing: 2.8 oz butter 9.8 oz icing sugar 2 teaspoons rice milk food colouring (the color you…

  • White Bread

    What is better than home-made bread for breakfast? When it is still warm just out of the oven… My husband made some a few days ago and I have been lucky to watch him preparing and help for topping! For the flour, we used a fluid one and for the yeast, we have chosen a fast one. Ingredients: 8.5 oz flour 0.2 oz salt 5.5 fl oz water 0.2 oz yeast Recipe: In a mixing bowl, place de flour and salt. Add the yeast and mix it. Add the water bit by bit kneading but keep a few for later (0.5 fl oz). Knead for 20-30 minutes, then, add the…