Though I love cooking and baking French food, every once in a while, I like to try an American staple like Banana Bread. My in-laws make the best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, and for years, I have been enjoying their delicious Banana Bread, until it dawned on me to ask them for the recipe. It’s […]
The Gateau de Savoie is a light airy cake, named after the Count of Savoie who invented it in the 14th century. After the French revolution, two parisian chefs came up with the idea of using starch instead of flour, making the cake even more airy. Gateau de Savoie is delicious as a dessert or […]
The Tarte Tropezienne was created in the beautiful town of Saint Tropez, on the French Riviera. As the story goes, famous French actress Brigitte Bardot fell in love with the dessert while filming a movie there, and suggested the name “tarte tropezienne.” The cake was thereafter named “tarte tropezienne.” It is composed of a brioche […]
These pretty apple rose tarts are so beautiful, they look like roses! But don’t be fool by their appearance, they are actually easy to make once you know the technique. And the result is impressive: delicious, and beautiful! Just made them for my in-laws, and they were so impressed! You can easily learn to make […]
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!