Brioche

Hey happy bakers! I hope you are all well and safe during those uncertain times? Today, to cheer you up, you will discover a delicious brioche, made with some homemade sourdough. To be honest, it is not 100% made of sourdough, as there is some dry yeast too! I took the sourdough plunge recently, so…

Madeleines, by Philippe Conticini

Ahhhh madeleines, a little “vintage” treat, that has been on the rise lately. Sweet memories of childhood for many of us who grew up in France. In 2015, it even occupied the stalls of the biggest pastry chefs shops, and a Parisian boutique was entirely dedicated to it. Today, you will discover the delicious recipe…

French Pound Cake

So today, you will get to learn how to make what French call “quatre-quarts” or four quarters. Yes I know, French people like to make things mysterious, complex and fancy! The name of the cake comes from the fact that the main four ingredients used to make the cake (flour, sugar, butter and eggs), are in equal…

Cookies Cereals

I am sure you all came across this TikTok trend! Everybody started throwing small cookies in a bowl, which were nicely swimming in some cold milk! I am totally obsessed with this super cute trend actually!! I could not take my eyes of those precious cookies and really wanted to try a healthy version! You…

Nuts Qaytayef

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, millions of Muslims fast, there is one special treats that is very famous among the Middle East countries at that time: Qatayef, Atayef, you name it! The spellings and pronunciations will vary depending if you are Palestinian, Lebanese of Syrian! It has this unique half moon shape and it…

Rustic Apple Galette and chit chat

Hey beautiful bakers! I hope you are doing well wherever you are, with the current situation it can be stressful. I feel like having so much emotions throughout the day; fear, hope, peace… I really hope all will go back to normal. On a positive note, I keep myself busy since I am officially out…

Liège Waffles

In Belgium, they call it « gaufre au sucre » (sugar waffle, referring to the pearl sugar), and it is enjoyed warm and fresh from one of the waffle stalls. Brussels is over three hours from my city in France and I enjoy going there where I rush to eat a warm waffle! it is nothing compared…

Eclairs

Alright, today we’ll talk choux pastry. You know this dough that helps making eclairs, profiteroles, Paris-Brest and many more other French classics. In French, this famous and delicate dough is called “pâte à choux”. The ingredients are very basic but yet (like any French desserts) the recipe requires some important details in order to achieve…

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

I have an issue… My bananas ripe too fast! Does it happen to you too? Well, I keep looking at them getting darker and darker, not that I don’t like eating bananas, but my inner voice tells me to wait and make some banana bread! Today, here I am! Sharing with you a mini version…