Category Archives: Craving of the day

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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Spotty cake

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

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Happy new year!

It is not too late to wish you a Happy new Year! Il n’est pas trop tard pour vous souhaiter une année 2017 tout en douceur… I had a very busy and exciting year: among other things, I had a … Continue reading

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Bouchées à la reine, Chicken “vol-au-vent”

What can we do with puff pastry? Many things…such as “Vol-au-vent” (literally fly in the wind because it is very light!), puff pastry shells, filled traditionally with chicken, veal or fish in a white sauce. When I cook chicken, I … Continue reading

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Mes Galettes des rois 2016

We start January with the traditional King cake (Galette des rois): a crumble puff pastry with a frangipane cream inside. It smells good in the kitchen…    

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Le Concorde: Happy New year 2016 !

It was nice to begin this new year with a sweet and light (!!!) cake: The Concorde. This cake was created by French pâtissier Gaston Lenôtre  in 1969, when Air France flew its supersonic jet for the first time. This … Continue reading

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