Apple Slippers

Hello everybody, I’m back after a little break! The cold temperatures have been bad for me and I had a pretty bad cold so I needed some time to rest, but now back to cooking! These apple slippers or “chaussons aux pommes”, as we say in French, are a great dessert or snack which is…

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…

Chocolate Liegeois Mousse

Hello everybody! It’s time for another delicious treat that will delight every chocolate lover! I shared with you before the recipe of the chocolate mousse and we are going to use it again in this version. Chocolat liégeois is the French version of the chocolat viennois which consist of a hot chocolate topped with whipped…

Lavender Madeleines

Hi everybody! Today I’m revisiting a classic French pastry, the very popular madeleine! Traditionally it is flavored with lemon or orange zest, but today we are going to give them a taste of summer with some lavender. I bought some edible lavender flowers last summer when I visited Terre Bleu Lavender Farm (you can read…

Chocolate Mousse

Hi everybody! Today I am sharing with you a classic French recipe that I am sure you already know: the chocolate mousse! It is an easy and fast dessert recipe and one of my favorite. Making chocolate mousse may be easy but there are techniques to make it even better and that’s the secret I…

Beignets: French Mardi Gras Doughnuts

Hello everybody! Tomorrow is Mardi Gras or also Carnival! I don’t know if it celebrated in Canada, but in France it is a very fun time. We all dress up, attend a parade and most importantly eat beignets. I use to celebrate it mostly as a kid at school and with my parents. I always…

Floating Island: A light dessert

Hello everybody! I hope you are ready for an amazing new recipe! I don’t know about you but I often have sweet cravings and always feel guilty whenever I get a piece of cake or cookies, because it is simply to heavy and rich in butter. Today’s recipe is perfect for when you want something…