Mango and Banana Crumble

Mango and Banana Crumble

Your taste buds won't be bored with this crumble. I like sharing easy and quick recipes that anyone can reproduce and I definitely felt like a chef after making this crumble! I have to admit I wasn't so sure about this new combination. I am very loyal to classic desserts in general and don't like [...]

The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the first things I ever baked myself is chocolate chip cookies. In High School, I used to bake them almost every weekends for the whole family. My mom would always get upset because the kitchen was a mess afterwards. Today, nothing has changed: My kitchen always looks like a battlefield of dishes and dirty [...]

Christmas French Sablés or Butter Cookies

Christmas French Sablés or Butter Cookies

Happy holidays !!! I am writing this article from my flight  home. I have missed France very much and can’t wait to hug my family and go back to my old habits for a month. The first thing on my list after finishing this last Fall semester of college was to make my grandma’s little Christmas [...]

Zimtstern or Christmas Cinnamon Stars

Zimtstern or Christmas Cinnamon Stars

Thanksgiving is over! I couldn't wait to start publishing Christmas recipes! Have you ever heard of Zimtstern ? If no, this is the original German name for those cute little white cinnamon stars. They became an essential Christmas cookie in Europe and because they are my all-time favorite Holiday treats, they do deserve an article [...]

The Best Chocolate Moelleux

The Best Chocolate Moelleux

My best friend Ines just turned 26 in France yesterday. This is a typical situation where distance complicates things a bit.. So I thought I would bake a chocolate cake for her birthday and send her pictures(Long distance problems). That's exactly what I did ! It's so sad she couldn't have a bite, but I promised [...]

Pâte Sablée (For Tarts and Pastries)

Pâte Sablée (For Tarts and Pastries)

The pâte sablée name literally means “sandy dough” and tastes buttery and crispy. It is a classic French shortcrust pastry dough and the ideal base for any tart. Raspberry Tart Strawberry Tart Blueberry Tart Apple Tart Lemon Tart Chocolate Tart etc.. This crust is generally filled with fruits and cream. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour [...]

French Apple Tart

French Apple Tart

  If there is one thing I like with Fall, it's the food inspirations attached to it. Weather gets colder, and we are endlessly looking for cozy moments at home or in cafés. The apple pie is for me a cozy environment maker. I love when the entire room smells like freshly baked apple pie [...]