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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Pink Pralines Brioche

Pink Pralines Brioche Hello everybody! This week’s recipe is another French delicacy and a must try especially if you like pastries. I shared with you my recipe of brioche before and this time I wanted to make a variation of it with pink pralines. Pink pralines are a specialty of Lyon in South-Eastern France and…

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…

Basil Pasta With Vegetables

Hello everybody! Let’s welcome Spring in our plates with this very colorful dish! This pasta recipe is an inspiration from a dish my dad used to make for us and that I always loved. He used to make his own pasta, but don’t imagine Italian pasta making here! We never had any pasta machine so…

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…