Soup

French onion soup

Onion soup is a French institution. You cannot escape it if you come to France! It’s delicious, it’s a very easy and affordable soup. In France, we use to eat it in fall and in winter (from october to march) French onion soup history French onion soup has always existed in Paris: Romans already used… Read More French onion soup

Main course

Cheddar chicken and baked potatoes

  A cheddar chicken and baked potatoe easy recipe for everyday with a small touch of originality. My husband and kids loved it! Cheddar is generously melting and garlic-parsley-lemon touch will transform an easy-everyday French chicken recipe into an unforgettable dish. Delicious and recumforting in winter, this dish is also interesting from a nutritional point… Read More Cheddar chicken and baked potatoes

Dessert, Sweet treats, Tea time

Orange cake : French pastry recipe

Even if we can find orange throughout the year, I consider it as an end-of-year fruit. In December, I love preparing orange-based recipes: orange cake, orange pie, orange duck (a famous French specialty). I also enjoy very much special Christmas warm squeezed orange juice! Prepared with cinnamon it smells deliciously Christmas. But let’s start with… Read More Orange cake : French pastry recipe

Tea time

Christmas biscuits “Winàchtsbredele”

Christmas is coming as well as its recumforting traditions: christmas tree, advent wreath, Christmas crib… But do you know the tradition of “Winàchtsbredele”, the Chistmas biscuits from Alsace ? Christmas biscuits: an important tradition in Alsace (East of France) In Alsace, Christmas is not taken lightly, Christmas traditions are everywhere and heavily present. People prepare… Read More Christmas biscuits “Winàchtsbredele”

Fish, Healthy, Main course

Marinated salmon

  Salmon is one of my favorite fishes. Not only for its incredible taste but also for its nutritional properties. It’s not a traditional French recipe but one inspired by world food fusion. In that marinated salmon recipe, inspiration comes from Asia and thanks to the marinade, it’s particularly tasty and healthy. Besides, it’s quite a… Read More Marinated salmon

Dessert, Tea time

Rhubarb pie, the creamy Alsace recipe

  Last week-end, some friends of mine invited us for an unforgettable dinner. Everything was perfect. My favorite moment was without any doubt the dessert: a sumptious rhubarb pie! I couldn’t resist and asked her for the recipe. Actually, it was the Alsatian version of the rhubarb pie. Exactly the same I spent all my… Read More Rhubarb pie, the creamy Alsace recipe