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…

Banoffee Pavlova

Worthy like an elegant ballerina, this dessert is unique. Very famous in New Zealand and Australia, once you bite into a pavlova, your taste buds will start dancing ballet! What is pavlova?  You won’t believe that this delicacy’s main ingredient is egg white! It helps to get a chewy and marshmallow like texture; it’s crunchy,…

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…

Chocolate Tahini Cookies

Tahini…Does it ring a bell to you? Well, to be honest, I discovered this famous Levant/ Eastern Mediterranean well-known ingredient, only when I came to live in the U.A.E. What is tahini? Also called tahina, is simply a roasted sesame seeds paste, that is used in hummus, many Palestinian (and other Levant countries) dishes, sauces,…

French Macarons

I see you coming.. “Macarons are too difficult to make…it takes too much time…” I got you. I have spent literally months to master the macarons mystery. The ingredients are simple, cute and humble BUT you need to respect some rules to reach to the final product; light, airy, meringue-like French macarons. I have been…