Category Archives: Craving of the day

A very special birthday cake

Another special occasion for baking a cake: A birthday cake for my friend who turned 58. Girly and springy…but delicious for the eyes and surprisingly very light!   Adi Klinghofer bakes amazing cakes shapes like numbers and letters. She is … 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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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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