• Caramel Babka

    I discovered Babka on Instagram and I immediately felt in love this gorgeous brioche! It comes from Eastern Europe countries and it was so beautiful and seemend so tasty that I really wanted to make one too. So, when I received a large amount of salted caramel spread, I have decided to prepare a Caramel Babka… Ingredients for the Babka: 200 g flour T55 150 g flour T45 2 eggs 80 g butter 40 g sugar 90 ml water 5.5 g express yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 3-4 tablespoons salted caramel spread Ingredients for the topping: 2 cl water 20 g sugar Recipe: In a bowl, combine the yeast with water.…

  • Barley Soup

    The last time I have visited my Canadian Grand Parents, my Grand Pa’ did his delicious barley soup for dinner. It was so tasty that I still remember the smell and taste today even if it was 4 years ago. Here is my version of Barley Soup because I have changed a few ingredients and also because his soup is so much more delicious… Ingredients for 4 people: 1 onion 3 carrots 3 tomatoes 3 celery sticks 2 garlic cloves 120 g pearled barley 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 L water 1 bouquet garni (thyme, rosemary, sage and bay leaf) 1 chicken stock cube black pepper Recipe: Peel the onion,…

  • Shirred Eggs

    This is one of our favorite starters of all times. So easy to prepare and delicious, you can also use a bit of truffle oil to add on top in the end just before serving. For a meatless version, use mushrooms instead of lardons. Ingredients: 2 eggs 100 g lardons 1 onion 20 cl liquid cream 12% 1 small salad 6 chives pieces 2 teaspoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon mix spices (ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove) 1 teaspoon dry thyme black pepper 5 g butter olive oil Recipe: Preheat the oven at 220°C. Peel and chop the onion. In a fry pan at medium-high…

  • Gnocchis & Pistou

    I really enjoy Italian recipes and those homemade gnocchis are so good that I will probably never buy some already prepared anymore! This recipe is for 4 people or 2 very hungry as we were when we made them… Ingredients for the Gnocchis: 500 g potatoes 200 g flour T45 1 egg 25 g butter 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 pinch grounded nutmeg 1 pinch salt 1 pinch black pepper Ingredients for the Pistou Sauce: A large amount of basil leaves 2 garlic cloves 10 tablespoons olive oil 5 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 pinch salt Recipe: For the gnocchis, wash your potatoes if they are very small and that…

  • Mimosa Eggs

    Mimosa eggs are really easy and fast to prepare. Perfect for an aperitif, brunch or starter for your lunch or dinner. Ingredients for 6 eggs: 6 eggs 4 tablespoons french mayonnaise 1 teaspoon paprika powder 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 chives pieces water Recipe: Put your eggs in a sauce pan and cover them with water. Place the sauce pan on the burner at high temperature. When it is boiling, reduce the heat at medium-high and let cook 10 minutes. When the cooking is over, remove the water from the sauce pan and add some cold water inside with your eggs. Let it cool down beside for 5 minutes. Remove…

  • Salad & Potatoes Hotpot

    Until October 2020, I never cooked salad before but always ate it cold and raw. Let me tell you that I have missed something and here is my recipe for Salad & Potatoes Hotpot! You can replace the chicken ham by lardons for more taste or even pine nuts if you prefer a vegetarian version. For a dairy free meal, just use some oil instead of butter, remove the liquid cream and use some water instead of it. Ingredients for 2-3 people: 3 sucrine lettuces 4-5 potatoes 1 shallot 1 garlic clove 1 chicken stock cube 10 cl liquid cream 20 g butter 2 slices chicken ham black pepper Recipe:…

  • Almonds Crunch

    Those almonds crunch are perfect for tea time or with a coffee in the end of your meal. Crunchy and tasty, you will fall in love with them… Ingredients: 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 125 g sugar 125 g flour 40 g soft butter 70 g almond powder 80 g whole almonds 20 g flaked almonds 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Recipe: In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients (excption for 1 egg yolk) using a wooden spatula. Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Preheat the oven at 200°C. Spread the dough on a baking tray covered by a baking paper. Using a brush, spread the…

  • Chocolate Macaroons

    The first time I did chocolate macaroons, I was only 16 years old. During this time, I begun to cook cakes and sweet bites every weekend. As you may imagine, my family was really happy about it, not only I was cooking but also making new desserts every week! Ingredients for 10 small macaroons: 1 egg white 60 g icing sugar 35 g almond powder 5 g caco powder 40 g dark chocolate 35 g butter 2.5 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 150°C. In a mixing bowl, combine the icing sugar, almond poweder and caco powder together. In another one, beat the egg white until stiff. Gently…

  • Love Potion

    As Harry Potter fans, my husband and I decided to create our own love potions as guest gifts for our wedding. We have founded many different recipes and finally tried to create something that seemed to be good. And it was a success after a few combinations. So here is the final good result for delicious love potions… Ingredients for 600ml (4 glasses): 2 tablespoons dry hibiscus flowers 500 ml water 120 ml sparkling water 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 10 tablespoons concentrated strawberry syrup 3 teaspoons concentrated mint syrup Recipe: Pour the water in a saucepan and make it boil. Turn off the heat and add the…

  • Minestrone style soup

    Minestrone soup is an Italian soup made with good summer vegetables. Usually made with tomatoes, carrotts, onions, leeks, zucchinis, beens, garlic and pastas, I made this one with some products from my garden. Ingredients for 4 people: 6 small carrots 4 small tomatoes 1 and 1/2 onion 2 garlic cloves 1.3L water 1 chicken stock cube 65 g small pastas 150 g mix dry red lentils, green lentils, split peas, mungo beans, black beans, white beans, barley and spelt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bouquet garni (fresh thyme+bay leaf) 12 basil leaves 1 teaspoon black pepper Some grated parmesan cheese Recipe: Chop the onions, carrots and garlic. Place a sauce…