• Frangipane Kings Cake

    In the beginning of January, French people are used to eat the famous Kings Cake. Some are made of brioche with caramelized fruits on top, others are made of frangipane center like mine today. The tradition comes from the Roman empire, we serve it the 6th of January for the Epiphany to announce the arriving of the 3 Magi kings. Inside the cake, we put a lucky charm made by porcelain trinkets. The lucky person that have it in his/her cake slice will be the king or queen of the day and will name his queen or her king. Those cakes are sold with a golden cardboard crown so you…

  • Gingerbread Cookies

    Every year for Christmas time, I enjoy baking those gingerbread cookies. They are part of my routine for the holiday season since I am a child. We used to prepare those ones with my familly and this is a nice tradition to share with kids. This recipe is for 85 small cookies. Ingredients: 350 g all purpose flour 175 g brown sugar 125 g butter 1 egg + 15 g egg white 4 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon cacao powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 tablespoon water 100 g icing sugar Recipe: Place the honey, butter, brown sugar and water in a mixing bowl and heat them…

  • Orange Mousse

    This orange mousse recipe for 8 people is delicious. Fresh, light and acid, this is the perfect dessert after big generous winter meals. You can add some orange zests on top or crystallized orange zests, even dark chocolate shaving. Ingredients: 2 oranges 4 eggs 50 cl milk 125 g sugar 75 g all purpose flour Recipe: Separate the eggs whites and eggs yolks in 2 different mixing bowl. Add 50 g sugar to the egg yolks and whisk. Add the flour and whish again. Grate the orange zests and place them in a sauce pan with the milk. Press the orange juice, add it to the eggs yolks and mix.…

  • 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.…

  • Gingerbread Muffins

    I really wanted to cook those delicious muffins since a while so when our weekend plans were canceled, I decided to make some for the very first time. If you are a gingerbread fan, you really should cook them too! Ingredients for 12 muffins: 115 g maple syrup 60 g butter 185 g flour T45 50 g brown sugar 11 g baking powder 50 g liquid cream or yogurt 60 ml milk 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon grounded cloves 1/2 teaspoon grounded cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon grounded ginger Hard maple nuggets Recipe: Preheat the oven at 210°C. Pour the maple syrup and butter in a sauce pan…

  • Green Tomatoes Jam

    This autumn, we had a lot of tomatoes in our garden that would not turn red but remained green. I hate food waste so I when I heard about that green tomatoes could be cooked into jam, I have decided to make some with mine. Ingredients: 1.7 kg green tomatoes (not mature) 1 kg granulated sugar 10 cl water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Recipe: Wash your tomatoes, remove the stem and cut them in big pieces. Pour them into a big sauce pan with the sugar, water and vanilla extract. Place the sauce pan on the burner at high temperature (but not the highest because it will burn). Mix with…

  • London Fog

    The London Fog is a delicious lavender chaï latte tea really easy to prepare that will warm you up for cold rainy days… Ingredients for 2 mugs: 1 tea bag (usually black tea but I did mine with green tea) 1 tablespoon dry lavender 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 10 cl milk 30 cl water Recipe: Boil water and pour it in a mixing bowl. Plunge inside the bowl the herbal tea bag, the lavender, the honey and the vanilla. Mix with a spoon and let infuse. During this time, pour the milk on a sauce pan and place it on the burner at medium temperature. As…

  • 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…