If you visit a patisserie in France, you will probably see Financiers, which are little rectangular tea cakes. They are similar to Madeleines in that you typically eat them at similar times during the day (with tea or coffee, as a snack or a sweet treat,) but they have an almond taste that Madeleines don’t […]
I posted previously on how to bake light flavorful fish by wrapping it in parchment paper, a French technique called en papillote. This technique works for baking light turkey as well. Since pumpkin is in season right now, why not bake light turkey en papillote with pumpkin? The combination of flavors is delicious, and it is […]
The Tarte Soleil may look intimidating at first, but it is actually very easy to make! Like the tomato tart, this is one of these everyday tarts with endless possibilities. It looks like a beautiful sunburst, which is so fun! Perfect for a party as your guests can just pull out their own “ray of […]
Apple tart is one of these well-known traditional French desserts. There are so many ways to make a delicious French apple tart. There is the famous Tarte Tatin (an upside-down tart), and the well-known apple tart from the region of Normandy (a regular apple tart with a creamy filling), and everything in-between. Today, I am […]
It’s Fall, and pumpkins are everywhere! But what can you make with them? While Americans would probably be quick to answer “pumpkin pie”, the French answer is likely to be “soup,” and more specifically “velouté,” a creamy soup. The great thing about a pumpkin velouté is that you can present it in the pumpkin. So […]
The Far Breton is a traditional prune cake from the Brittany region (North-West of France). It is similar to a clafoutis, but with more of a flan-like texture. It is delicious, and very easy to make. As an added bonus, it will get you to eat prunes, which have many health benefits. Win, win!
Following the success of my post on making incredibly easy and delicious French Baguettes, I was asked if I had a good gluten-free recipe, as some of you have to follow a strict gluten-free diet. I went on a search for the best gluten-free baguette recipe, and it wasn’t easy, but I am happy to say […]
The Lemon Meringue Tart is such a delicious French dessert, I just had to find the perfect recipe! After trying multiple recipes, I found a delicious one: not too sweet, not too lemony, just the right combination of flavors!
Ratatouille is a well-known French Provençal vegetable dish. It is super healthy and delicious. It can be either warm or cold. The recipe I am sharing with you today is for a cold Ratatouille, which is why I categorized it as a salad. I love cold Ratatouille because you can just do the prep work […]
Tomato tart is one of these everyday meals that is so common at the dinner table of most families in France. The reason is that it is very easy to make, requires very few ingredients, and pleases everyone, including kids. Every French Mom I know has her own version of the tomato tart, and variations […]
This chocolate cake is amazingly healthy! No sugar, no milk, no butter, but instead zucchini! The best part is you can’t even taste the zucchini. It tastes just like regular chocolate cake! So you can be on a diet, and still eat chocolate cake! And, if you have kids, you can get them to eat […]
Are you tired of your everyday salad? Looking for something new, light and healthy? This delicious Mushroom Salad is for you!
Nutella® is to French kids as Peanut Butter is to American kids. There are so many delicious recipes for Nutella® pastries. I like this French recipe for Nutella® Puff Pastry Rolls as the rolls are so easy to make that kids can make them themselves! So fun! And of course, delicious for kids and adults […]
Palmier Cookies are traditional French crispy cookies. Though these cookies are found all over the world, they originated in France. In the US, they are called “Elephant Ears,” while in France, they are called “Palmier,” which means palm tree. Do you think they resemble more palm trees or elephant ears? Maybe both? Either way, they are […]
This is a VERY easy tomato and sausage bake recipe. Perfect for when you don’t want to spend much time cooking, and need a meal that everyone, including kids, will love to eat!
Quiche is a staple of everyday French Food. This easy recipe for Salmon and Leek French Quiche is delicious and loved by everyone, including kids!
Get your kids (or yourself!) excited to eat fruit with this quick and easy fresh fruit cookies recipe!
Madeleines are delicious little tea cakes from Northeastern France. I am excited to share a delicious recipe, that is quick and easy!
This strawberry tart is SO delicious! It tastes just like what you would find in a patisserie in France. It is heavenly! So excited to show you how to make it!
Cooking “à la Provençale” means in the style of the region of Provence (south of France), which usually involves cooking in olive oil with tomatoes and garlic/onion. This style of cooking is delicious and healthy. Today, I am sharing a shrimp recipe “à la Provençale” that is quick and easy to make.
Tarte Tatin is a classic French dessert. It is a delicious upside-down apple tart that is sure to impress your guests! Plus, it is easy to make!