Author Archives: amuseboucheus

Bread in a cocotte

The French are crazy about bread! I’m used to making homemade bread, but today, I tried baking bread in a pan. It’s easy, quick and it works!     Recipe: 500g  flour ( 400gr white & 100gr  whole wheat for … Continue reading

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Le gâteau du dimanche !

Just kidding! I’ve the pleasure to make it for a friend… The ” Croque en bouche” or ” Pièce montée” is a traditional cake for a wedding, baptism , communion and even for a special birthday. It is made with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018!

La galette 2018: A little nod to Provence In France, there are 2 types of “Galette des rois“: King galette with frangipane cream and a brioche sprinkled with pearl sugar and candied fruits. Of course, I love both of them! … Continue reading

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La vie en rose: Raspberry & pistachio tart

Today, I have the pleasure to make a raspberry & pistachio tart.  Raspberries are my favorite fruit: I love their color, their shape and their juicy acidity! I would like to make a special tart for the birthday of a friend. … Continue reading

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Sweet corn risotto

  No, no, no…I was not gone! Yes, yes, yes, I’m still here! Since June, I’ve been busy, on vacation in Canada, then in France… then my son got married… At last, I’ve come back to reality with a nice … Continue reading

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Salade niçoise

A quick recipe for a fresh traditional niçoise salad… you just need to boil eggs! To make this salad, you will need: Ripe tomatoes, quartered Italian pepper finely sliced Green onions Black olives Anchovies Green fava beans Capers Salt & … Continue reading

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Spotty cake

Today , it was fun to make a roll cake with raspberry jam. Funky, spotty, girly, easy and yummy!

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Meringue Suisse

I very often make French or Italian meringue. Today, I tried for the first time the Swiss one. Please, don’t throw away the egg white you don’t use: Keep them few days in your fridge or freeze them. Then you … Continue reading

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Fish Chowder…in my way!

  My friend Isabelle, asked me if I knew how to make the famous New-England Clam Chowder. I usually prefer to cook fish chowder, because I find clams a little bit chewy… So I promised her to post my recipe. … Continue reading

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Black forest cake, la Forêt noire

Last week, I had great pleasure in making this Black Forest cake for a special birthday. This cake comes from Germany: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, which means “Black Forest cherry torte”. Traditionally, Black Forest cake consists of many layers of light chocolate … Continue reading

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