Parisian Gnocchis With Roasted Vegetables

Hello everybody! I’m coming back with a delicous and easy recipe which is simply perfect for the season! Most of you must have tried gnocchis before but have you ever tried Parisian gnocchis? Well unlike the Italian gnocchis, these ones are not made out of potatoes. In fact, the dough is the same as the…

Alsatian Apple Beignets

Hello everybody! On March 5th was Mardi Gras in France and this is a very special occasion for us. We have carnivals in the cities and schools where we wear costumes and of course delicious beignets. I already shared with you 2 recipes of beignet before and I’m planning on sharing a brand new one…

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…

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…

Nantais Cake

Hello everybody! I know it’s really hot in Toronto lately but who can resist to cake? Definitely not me! So I decided to use my oven no matter what and made you a delicious cake from Nantes in North-Western France. This cake is originally called “Gâteau Nantais” and is a specialty from the city. This…

Eggplant A La Bonifacienne

Hello everybody! I hope you are all ready for another delicious French specialty! This time I’m taking you to Corsica, a French Island in the South, very close to Italy. Corsica has amazing dishes and mostly cook mediterranean food, using of lot of olive oil, sheep cheese and sunny vegetables such as tomatoes and eggplants….

Mâche Salad With Blue Cheese, Pecans & Radicchio

Hello everybody! A beautiful weather means that the salads are coming back! After the cold storm week we had previously in Toronto, I’m adjusting to the heat and here is my first fresh salad recipe of the season. This mâche salad is very fresh and flavorful and this is a very easy recipe to prepare….

Scallops A La Bretonne

Hello everybody! It’s time to share with you another popular French dish! I’m taking you to the West coast, in Brittany, where seafood is abondant and fresh and is a big part of the local gastronomy. Scallops are often eaten as an appetizer as I showed you in a previous recipe, and once again I’m…

Easy Croque-Monsieur

Hello everybody! I think that when everybody think of French food, one of the first dishes they would think of would be croque-monsieur. That’s why today I’m sharing with you the version we make in my family, which is a much more simplistic and lighter version. Croque-monsieur is one of these things that us, French…

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…

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…