Gâteau au Fromage Blanc

Hello everyone! Long time no see! I have enjoyed quite a long break since my last recipe and today I am back with another delicious dessert recipe. As you can see, this is a cheesecake recipe that is very popular in Alsace, in North-Eastern France. Unlike cheesecakes in North America, this one is not made…

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…

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…

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…

Crème Caramel

Hello everybody! Since I shared with you a recipe of savoury flan last week, I thought I could share the original flan recipe which is a delicious dessert. This dessert has different names but is most often called “crème caramel” or “flan”, but no matter what the name is, I’m sure you will get addicted…

Vegan Cheesecake

Hello everybody! The weather is fantastic in Toronto and I feel like it’s time to start making some fresh meals and desserts. The recipe of today is a vegan cheesecake which is the perfect treat on a warm day and a healthier version of this classic dessert. First of all, I love the simplicity of…

White Chocolate & Basil Mousse

White Chocolate & Basil Mousse Hello everybody! Easter is coming up and we all know that it’s the perfect time to eat a LOT of chocolate! This recipe is also part of the monthly challenge on Foodies +, a Google + community I’m part of, where we had to create an unusual chocolate pairing recipe….

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…

Nonnettes Of Dijon

Hello everyone! I am sure that all of you have heard of Dijon before and it was probably because of its mustard. Well Dijon is also well known for its gingerbread and especially its very popular store named Mulot et Petit Jean that sells a wonderful selection of gingerbreads. Les nonnettes was named after the…

Schenkele: The Alsatian Beignets

Hello everybody! It’s that time of the year again! Mardi Gras is next Tuesday and like every year I made beignets! Last year I showed you how to make one of the most popular beignets in France called bugnes and today I bring you to Alsace in the North-East of France. In Alsace, they make…

Speculoos Apple Crumble

Hello everybody! Last week I shared with you the recipe of the very delicious speculoos and today I will show you how to use them to make an amazing apple crumble. It’s a very simple recipe but one of the best for the season and so addictive too! Whenever I make speculoos I always reserve…