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…

Scallops On Leeks Fondue

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is a classic appetizer in Brittany, North-Western France. Brittany is close to the Atlantic ocean which means that many specialties of this region are seafood based and if you’re a seafood lover this is really a place I recommend you to visit. My grandmother on my mother side is from Brittany…

Rösti

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is one of my favorites and I am sure that you heard of it before! Röstis are mostly known as being a Swiss specialty, but because France is so close, you can expect them to be on our food register as well! These delicious potato pancakes are very similar to hash…

Buckwheat crêpes: Savory crêpe recipe

Hello everybody! Pancake day or “chandeleur” (for the French) is here! Last year I shared with you the recipe of the sweet crêpes and promised to share with you the savory version of them…..well this day is today! First of all, for all those who don’t know, crêpes are a specialty from Brittany a beautiful…

Brioche Perdue: The Gourmet French Toast

Hello everybody! Today I am sharing with you a recipe that you all well know, especially you are living in North America: the French Toast! So to be completely honest with you, the first time I heard about French toast I was thinking : “wait a minute that’s not French!” until I realized that we…

Flan Pâtissier or Custard Pie

Hello everybody! I don’t know if it’s because it’s cold outside and I feel like cocooning in my warm apartment, but I have been craving for sweets a lot lately! So today I want to share with you my recipe of Flan Pâtissier or custard pie. It is such an easy and fast dessert to make…

Zucchinis à la provençale

Hello everybody! I know it is starting to get colder and we are all missing summer so I came up with a sunny recipe from the South of France! Today’s recipe is a recipe that I learnt from my mother who learnt it from my grandmother and that I always loved. Even if you don’t like…

Quiche Lorraine

Hello everybody! Today I am sharing with you one of the cheapest and easiest French recipe to do: Quiche Lorraine. I am pretty sure that you already know this as it is one of the most famous French recipe in north America. My recipe, however, will be a little bit different as it is a…

Tarte Tatin

Hello everyone, I know it has been a long time since I haven’t posted anything, but these couple months have been very busy for me! I am coming back with a sweet recipe that is perfect for Fall. Today’s recipe will be the famous Tarte Tatin, also called upside-down apple pie in US and Canada….

French Cheese at Chris’Cheesemongers

Moving to a new country is an exciting experience, but if there is one thing I miss the most:  it is French food, and especially CHEESE! In France, I used to buy so many different cheese and eat a piece of each everyday. I do find Canadian cheese in the grocery stores here, but it is…

Fougasse – The Bread From The South

Hello everybody! Today we are going to make “Fougasse”, this is a type of bread that is traditionally made in the South of France, but you can find variations of it in all the regions. In my region, since our specialty is mostly cheese and smoked sausages, we find fougasse made with cheese, sausage and…

Flammekueche or Tarte flambée

Hello! I am coming back with a new French recipe called Flammekueche or Tarte flambée! As you may have noticed the name does not sound very French, and this for a good reason: it is from Alsace! For those who do not know very well France and its regions, Alsace is a region in the…