Creusois Cake

Hello everybody! You know how much I love cakes and sweets and there is nothing better than a super easy but delicious recipe for those cravings! This hazelnut cake, also called “Gâteau Creusois” is a specialty from la Creuse in the Limousin region in south-central France. This recipe actually dates back to the 15th century…

Apple Pie Oat Cookies

Hello everybody! I usually don’t have much time in the morning so I like to create quick but nutritious recipes for breakfast. My favorite thing to bring with me at work is cake or cookies as they are easy to make and very convenient to pack. This time I created apple pie oat cookies which…

Pear Tart With Pecans, Brandy & Maple

Hello everybody! I’m so happy that fall season is completely here now, especially since it’s my favorite season! I love the colors but mostly the wonderful ingredients that we get at that time such as butternut, apples, pears, nuts, chestnuts, etc. I really wanted to create a quick but flavorful fall tart. I decided to…

Spinach Soufflé

Hello everybody, I’m back with a delicious spinach soufflé recipe! I’m a big fan of soufflés as they are so fluffy and creamy inside so I really wanted to experiment a little bit. I usually make the classic cheese soufflé but this time I wanted to make it healthier and add some green in there….

Shrimp Bisque

Hello everybody! Last time I shared with you a lobster recipe and it made me think of another famous French recipe which is Lobster bisque. The only inconvenient is a that lobster can be expensive and is a luxury food, so most of the time I like to make my bisque with shrimps instead as…

Cornes De Gazelles

Hello everybody! It’s time for one of my favorite treats known as Cornes de Gazelle in French or literally translated Gazelle Horns. These are actually traditional Moroccan and Algerian pastries which I have always enjoyed while I was living in France. I mentioned several times the influence of Arabic cuisine in France and these are…

Bean Stew

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is going to be the perfect dish for fall and even winter. It’s hearty, flavorful and really comforting! I have been trying to add more beans into my diet as they are really healthy and make a good replacement for meat and so I have been experimenting a bit lately. I…

Lobster A L’Armoricaine

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is a French classic and probably one of the fanciest recipes I shared with you so far. If you’re a fan of lobster this might just be the perfect recipe for you! Lobster A L’armoricaine is a dish from Brittany, in the North-West of France, and is a real treat! First…

Lavender Ice Cream With Caramelized Apricots

Hello everybody! Summer is almost coming to its end and yet it’s hot in Toronto! It’s still time to refresh yourself with ice cream and I have a great recipe for you! I love using herbs and flowers when making desserts because I find that it gives a unique flavor and it makes the dessert…

Gâteau Breton

Hello everybody! It’s time for cake and for this, nothing better than a buttery cake from Brittany! This region is very well know for its delicious cookies and cakes and I’m sure you must have heard of Kouign Amann and shortbread cookies. This cake is actually a bit of a mix as the texture and…

Date Triangles With Rose & Cardamom Syrup

Hello everybody! As I mentioned before, filo pastry is amazing to create easy and delicious appetizers, but its also often used for desserts. I really wanted to play around with it and create a dessert with an oriental touch to it. So I’ve been thinking of all those delicious Arabic pastries filled with dates and…

Goat Cheese & Herbs Triangles

Hello everybody! I have really been into appetizers lately, but after the spreads come filo pastry! These appetizers are very easy to make, full of flavor and are a great summer recipe. The filo pastry is filled with a mix of goat cheese, herbs like mint, parsley, basil and cilantro, and a little bit of…