• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Country Soup

    Here is my Country Soup recipe, a comfort food meal for the whole family on colds days. Easy to prepare, you can also make it Vegan by removing the bacon strips and using Maggi Liquid seasonning instead of chicken stock. Ingredients for 2 people: 2 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion 200 g lardon 1 chicken stock cube 1 L water black pepper Recipe: Cut the potatoes and carrots in small cubes and chop the onion. Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium temperature with the lardons. When it begins to cook, add the vegetables and let brown mixing with a spoon regularly. When they have a nice color,…

  • Créole Lentils

    If you want to cook lentils in a tasty way, think about the créole style. Usually made with sausages, I prefer to use bacon strips for a finest texture. Here is my recipe for a cosy spicy meal to have all year long… Ingredients for 2 people: 530 g lentils 200 g bacon strips 1 onion 1 tablesspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon thym 1 teaspoon allspice (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove) Recipe: Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium-high temperature and cook your bacon strips. Add paprika and mix. Chop the onion and add it to the bacon. Let cook until…

  • 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 400 g almond powder 200 g 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…