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…

Nutella & Strawberry Heart Pies

Hello everybody! Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I thought I would share a quick treat to make for the occasion! Whether you are single, in a relationship or just celebrating with friends, there is no reason not to treat yourself on Valentine’s Day. I am a sweet tooth so I cannot picture this…

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…

Spaetzle

Hello everybody! As I grew up with Alsatian culture and food, spaetzle has always been a staple food in our home and one of my favourite thing to eat. I remember my mom making them from scratch in that big Alsatian ceramic bowl and I still remember the delicious smell of the dough. I asked…

Cheddar & Onion Perogies

Hello everybody! When I moved to Toronto, I was amazed at all the international food available and for the foodie that I am, it was a paradise! One popular dish that I discovered here was perogies, those Polish dumplings filled with potatoes and cheese, and I truly fell in love with them. I honestly didn’t…

Walnut Bredele

Hello everybody! Long time no see! I have been very busy in December so I haven’t posted anything but I didn’t stop cooking! Every year for Christmas, I bake bredele which are traditional Alsatian Christmas cookies and I must say that I went overboard this year! You can find the ones I always make on…

Apple Slippers

Hello everybody, I’m back after a little break! The cold temperatures have been bad for me and I had a pretty bad cold so I needed some time to rest, but now back to cooking! These apple slippers or “chaussons aux pommes”, as we say in French, are a great dessert or snack which is…

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…

Pear Tart With Pecans, Brandy & Maple

Hello everybody! I’m so happy that fall season is completely here now, especially since it’s my favorite season! I love the colors but mostly the wonderful ingredients that we get at that time such as butternut, apples, pears, nuts, chestnuts, etc. I really wanted to create a quick but flavorful fall tart. I decided to…

Spinach Soufflé

Hello everybody, I’m back with a delicious spinach soufflé recipe! I’m a big fan of soufflés as they are so fluffy and creamy inside so I really wanted to experiment a little bit. I usually make the classic cheese soufflé but this time I wanted to make it healthier and add some green in there….