Friday cake #11 : raspberry scones

Scones à la framboise / RASPBERRY SCONES

Friday cake #11 : raspberry scones Preparation time : 15 minutes (+15 minutes to let the dough rest) Cooking time : 15 minutes Ingredients: Cream Scone Dough : 300 g all-purpose flour 65 g granulated sugar 1 tablespoon (13 g) baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt 6 Tablespoon (85 g) cold unsalted butter 200 ml heavy cream 1 cold large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup / 125g raspberries (fresh or frozen) For the sugar topping :…

Friday cake #10 : peanut butter cookies

peanut butter cookies

Friday cake #10 : peanut butter cookies Here you can find one of my favourite peanut butter cookies recipe! We love eating them at home with rice milk dusted with carob, when the children take a snack. Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 10 minutes Ingredients (for 24 cookies) : 225 g unsalted butter at room temperature 200 g caster sugar 200 g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 240 g crunchy peanut butter…

Friday cake #9 : pavlova my way

pavlova recipe / recette de la pavlova

Friday cake #9 : pavlova This is a quite easy recipe of the famous Australian pavlova. I’ve changed a few things, but the result is very tasteful indeed! The most difficult thing is to make the meringue. I’ve tested an easy recipe in on old Elle à Table from 2012. Preparation time : 15 minutes Cooking time : 2 hours + 12 hours to let the meringue dry Ingredients (for 4 individual pavlovas) For the meringue : 5 egg whites…

easy meal #4 : courgette & parmesan custard tart

flan courgettes et parmesan / Courgette and Parmesan cheese custard

easy meal #4 : courgette and parmesan custard tart This a spring  light recipe, delicious to eat as a starter or a main dish with some grilled meat. Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 50 minutes Ingredients : 60 cl whole or semi-skimmed milk 20 cl thick crème fraîche 5 egg yolks 2 small courgettes (or a big one) 60 g Parmesan cheese Fresh herbs : basil / chervil /  rosemary (as you prefer) Salt and pepper Olive oil Prepare the…

Friday cake #8 : lemon curd

lemon cure recipe / recette de la lemon curd

Friday cake #8 : lemon curd Preparation time : 5 minutes Cooking time : 10 minutes max Ingredients (for a 350 g jar) • 110 g castor sugar • Finely grated zest and juice of 2 large lemons • 3 large free range eggs, lightly beaten • 100g unsalted butter, cut into cubes Place sugar, zest and juice in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove the pan from the heat and gradually add eggs, stirring to combine. Return the…

Easter delights

délices de Pâques

 Délices de Pâques Juste un petit avant-goût gourmand pour préparer Pâques… Joyeuses fêtes de Pâques à tous!  Mini- gâteau aux fruits Fiona Cairns. Poissons guimauves enrobées de chocolat au lait, Fauchon. Poissons tropicaux au chocolat blanc fourré praliné Chapon. Oeufs chocolat blanc feuilleté et nougatine, Daniel Mercier. Lapins chocolat noir, lait et blanc Daniel Mercier. Tous les chocolats sont en vente, notamment, à La Grande Epicerie de Paris.

Friday cake #7 : Marlette’s gluten-free chocolate fondant

Fondant au chocolat bio sans gluten Marlette / Gluten free chocolate fondant Marlette

 Friday cake #7 : Marlette’s gluten-free chocolate fondant Gluten-free chocolate fondant by Marlette. Easy to do  and very tasteful!!! Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 15 minutes Ingredients : Marlette baking mix : dark chocolate, blond cane sugar, white rice flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, sea salt from Ile de Ré. 3 eggs 1/2 cup butter The recipe is quite easy. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Turn off the heat, then add the baking mix and…

easy meal #3 : leeks & white mushrooms crumble

easy meal #2 : crumble poireaux-champignons

Easy recipe #3 : Leeks and white mushrooms crumble This is an easy, healthy and delicious recipe for you and your kids.  To make : 15 minutes To cook : 30 minutes Ingredients 200 g flour 100 g butter at room temperature 70 g parmesan cheese 4 leaks 400 g white mushrooms 15 cl single cream Salt and pepper Keep only the white part of the leaks. Chop the leaks  (5cm lengh). Rinse them and boil them into salted water for 15…

Family brunch at Café Pinson’s

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  Family brunch at Café Pinson’s (Paris) Last Sunday, we went to have brunch at Café Pinson, a veggie place, well-known in Paris. It was such a delight! Everything was just perfect! The place is children-friendly : high-chair, baby-changing table, menu to share… The brunch is generous : unlimited beverage, jam, hazelnut cream… And it’s delicious above all! I was totally in love with the coconut butter, the veggie Nutella, the clementine marmelade and the muesli with chestnut cream!!! Please…

Friday cake #6 : banana cake

banana loaf / pain à la banane

Friday cake #6 : banana cake Banana loaf recipe inspired by the Hummingbird bakery cookbook.  Making : 15 minutes Cooking : 1 hour Ingredients :  270 g light brown sugar 2 eggs 2 mashed bananas 280 g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder Preheat the oven to 170°C. Put together the sugar and the eggs. Then add the mashed bananas. Beat until well uncorporated. Add the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate…