Shrimp Bisque

Hello everybody! Last time I shared with you a lobster recipe and it made me think of another famous French recipe which is Lobster bisque. The only inconvenient is a that lobster can be expensive and is a luxury food, so most of the time I like to make my bisque with shrimps instead as…

Bean Stew

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is going to be the perfect dish for fall and even winter. It’s hearty, flavorful and really comforting! I have been trying to add more beans into my diet as they are really healthy and make a good replacement for meat and so I have been experimenting a bit lately. I…

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…

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…

Sardines Spread

Hello everybody! It’s time for another spread! Last time I shared with you one of my favorite tuna spread and this time it’s sardines. I’m completely in love with these types of spread as they make a great appetizer in the summer. No cooking needed and it’s very easy to make as well. Sardines are…

Salmon With Peaches, Thai Basil & Chili

Hello everybody! Today’s recipe is part of the Foodies + challenge for this month. Foodies + is a Google plus community I’m part of, for those who don’t know yet, and they organize food challenges every month. This time, the challenge was to use only 5 ingredients: seafood, herb, alcohol, fruit, chili and for seasoning…

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…

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….

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…

11 Essentials For A French Pantry

Hello everyone! Today I thought I could share with you what are my essential French products that I always keep in my pantry. Especially now that I’m in Canada, I often have to make a lot of things myself that I used to buy back in France so I had to stock up on many…

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…

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…