Parisian flan

Here is my recipe for a Parisian flan that is both creamy and with a crunchy bottom. It is not a difficult dessert to make and you could even skip the pie dough part and buy one yourself. What is a Parisian flan? The Parisian flan is a staple of French bakery. You will find […]

Brioche

Brioche Thank you Life’s Simple Ingredient for sponsoring this post! One of the most emblematic and most liked breads in France is definitely Brioche! Once you get a taste of that very flavorful, buttery bread that melts in your mouth, you won’t forget it. 🙂 What I really love about brioche is its versatility; you […]

Hazelnut and chocolate Bûche De Noël (Yule log)

One thing you will find on every French dinner table on Christmas day is Bûche de Noël (Yule log cake). Bûche de Noël is a roll cake filled with a cream, and decorated so that it looks like a wood log. The cake itself must be very soft and the cream inside luscious. Even though […]

Super silky and simple Chocolate Tart

Chocolate tart is my favorite treat and is relatively easy to make. It’s just a tart shell with chocolate ganache! What I like about this treat is that it is easily transportable, you can customize the ganache to your own taste very easily by infusing the cream with vanilla, tonka or even chili pepper if […]

Fraisier (strawberry shortcake)

Fraisier (Fraise means strawberry) is probably the most traditional French strawberry cake. It’s eaten on almost any occasion, birthday, wedding…etc. It’s my personal favorite French cake because it has all the things I like the most:  fresh fruit and a looots of vanilla cream. In between all those strawberries and cream, two moist sponge cakes.  […]

Fig, vanilla and cardamom tart

It’s finally fig season again!  One of my favorite fruits! One year ago on Instagram, I had the opportunity to take over Matt Adlard’s stories for a day. For this occasion, I created a tart using seasonal fruit: fig, and a spice I have always loved: cardamom! Cardamom is not overwhelming here, its role is […]

Pistachio tart

Pistachio are my favorite nuts right after hazelnuts. I love pistachio in all its forms and origins, but I have a slight preference for the Iranian ones and their very bold flavor. These are the ones I use here but 0bviously this recipe works with Californian or Sicilian pistachios. This tart has three components: A […]