Blood Orange Candies

Hello everybody! It’s blood orange season and of course I couldn’t miss on creating a new recipe with this delicious fruit. I made for you a very popular French candy called “pâte de fruit”, translated fruit paste. This fruit paste is a bit gelatinous, sticky and sweet. Pâte de fruit are very popular during Christmas…

Salmon & Spinach Gnocchi

Hello everybody! I already shared with you my love for that gorgeous spinach green color and it was time for me to create another recipe with it. I actually created this dish one weekend without really measuring anything and simply using whatever ingredients I had in my kitchen. I really liked the result and decided…

Butternut Mini Quiches

Hello everybody! I’m sharing another seasonal recipe this week which is super easy to make and delicious! I had a party at home for Halloween and I wanted to make something that would go well with the theme and I thought what is better than something orange like a pumpkin? These mini quiches are made…

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…

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…

Tuna Spread

Hello everybody! Warm days call for apéro in France and this tuna spread is perfect for it. Apéro is a time before a meal, so usually around 11 am or 6 pm, where we enjoy drinks and little appetizers or finger foods such as chips, peanuts, salami and other treats. I’m sharing with you a…

Tuna Basquaise

Hello everybody! Summer is here in Toronto and we’ve been enjoying (or suffering?) really hot days lately so it made me think of the South of France and especially the South-West! South-western France is one of my favorite places because it has amazing landscapes since it has the advantage of being near the ocean and…

Savoury Flan With Zucchini, Feta & Sun Dried Tomatoes

Hello everybody! Today I’m sharing with you a French recipe which is often made for dinner since it’s a bit lighter but it also makes a fantastic appetizer if you have friends or family over. This recipe is very easy to prepare and doesn’t require much steps so it’s perfect if you don’t have much…

Smoked Salmon Canapé

Hello everybody! The beautiful weather continues in Toronto and I really wanted to make another appetizer recipe that would be perfect for this summer. You already know how much I love smoked salmon and what a great addition it makes to any appetizer. This canapé recipe is very easy and quick to make and is…

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…

Mushrooms & Buckwheat Porridge

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is a super easy and healthy dish that takes no time to make! Lately I have been looking into different healthy grains and carbs that I could use instead of the usual rice or pasta and came across buckwheat. I have never eaten buckwheat in its whole form but only as…

Chive Blossoms Stir Fry

Hello everybody! It’s cold outside and we all want comfort food but here is a quick and simple healthy recipe to fill up on your greens! This Chinese inspired dish is composed of chive blossoms also called garlic chives (see picture below), shrimps and shiitake mushrooms. You will find chive blossoms at any Asian grocery…