Hazelnut Cake

Time flies so fast, I cannot believe it we are in August plus I missed a couple of Fiesta Friday but I’m back with a light, simple and delicious Hazelnut Cake. It reminds me a meringue and also crunchy with the addition of roasted hazelnut. This cake is from the Aquitaine region (southwestern France), and … Continue reading

Bombolini, Italian Beignet

I’m back from London, where I spent a lovely and amazing trip and where I had the pleasure of meeting up with my friend from the blogosphere Elaine, from Foodbod. It was great fun to meet, a rainy day (London weather of course). We chatted and shared tips (on what to visit, eat and where to go). … Continue reading

Rogan Josh Kashmir

I’m so glad to finally post my first Curry; a Rogan Josh Kashmir. Rogan Josh Kashmir is a slow cooked curry from Kashmir. The addition of the Kashmiri red chili brings this beautiful, vibrant red color. The spices and the flavors are so intense and the lamb is extremely soft and moist. This recipe is … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon and Spinach Tart

For those who don’t know me, I love Tarts. There is an infinity of combinations to stuff your tarts, and so many different kind of crust options. Puff pastry for sweet or salty tart,  pâte sablée for sweet tarts and pâte brisée also for sweet and salty tarts. Classic or rustic, served hot or cold. They are perfect … Continue reading

Sacristains

This week my childhood friend from France arrived. It has been a long time since I haven’t seen her, but we always stayed in touch. We used to live in the same building when I was younger and lived in Paris, so much laughter and always chatting together. It was great to remember all of that … Continue reading

Piadina Romagnola

First of all, I wish you all a Happy New Year, full of joy, happiness and many tasty food experiences! After all the sweet treats devoured during the last month, I’m back to my bread baking. You all know that I love any kind of bread, mainly because it’s a part of my culture (and because it’s sooo … Continue reading

La Tarte Tropézienne, Tropézienne Tart

The Tarte Tropézienne is not a tart as indicated by it’s name, but actually a Brioche cut in half and filled with a Cream au Beurre and flavored with orange blossom water. This dessert whose recipe is still kept a secret has an interesting story; it was created by a Polish pastry chef who opened a Patisserie shop in … Continue reading