Category Archives: Sweet tooth

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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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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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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Le Gâteau Nantais: Simply delicious!

My friend Florence, told me she had a lot of Almond flour and didn’t know what to do with it… A good excuse to make this “Rum cake”, a recipe from the west coast of France. This is an easy … Continue reading

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Grapefruit & pear tart. Tarte aux pamplemousses et aux poires.

Such a long time I didn’t post anything! Too much work, I guess… My friend, Corinne, lent me a recipe book from Eric Kayser, a famous french pastry and baker who open many shops around the world. If you go … Continue reading

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Tarte Bourdaloue : Pear and almond cream tart

Bourdaloue tart is a classic french dessert: sweet crust pastry, almond cream & poached pears. La tarte Bourdaloue est un dessert classique français composée de pâte sucrée ou sablée,d’une crème d’amandes et de poires pochées dans un sirop à la vanille. … Continue reading

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