Category Archives: Sweet tooth

Apricots “linzer” tart.

Apricots season is short! They are such wonderful summer fruit, I especially like their acidity! Today I made a “linzer apricots tart”. The recipe came from Mercotte, my favorite french pastry blogger: Thank you very much for sharing such amazing … Continue reading

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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 fraisier: the most elegant strawberry cake

Fraisier is one of my favorite fruit cakes. I was so happy to make one for my friend’s birthday. The cake consists of two layers of “génoise”, soaked in simple syrup, filled with “mousseline” cream, fresh strawberries and topped with … 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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Spotty cake

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

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