Dessert, Recipes, Sweet treats, Tea time

French Rhubarb pie with meringue

  Yesterday I organized a “cousinade” at home. An event to bring together cousins of different generations. As I couldn’t reasonably cook for 35 persons, everybody came with something : salads, pies, tarts, desserts, softs, wines… Everyone prepared its specialty and it was an opportunity to discover new recipes… My godmother prepared a rhubarb pie… Read More French Rhubarb pie with meringue

Chocolate, Dessert, Recipes, Tea time

Chocolate cake, the one…

I regularly buy cooking and pastry books. I have probably  60 or 70 different books into my collection. I’ve never counted them. I love watching their nice pictures and I cannot resist to prepare my favorite recipes. This is exactly what happened yesterday night. I had guests at home and one hour before their arrival I… Read More Chocolate cake, the one…

Breakfast, Dessert, Tea time

Genuine French crêpes (pancakes)

Today is “Chandeleur day” in France. This is an important day: the day of pancakes! Every mum prepares crêpes (French pancakes) served generally at 5PM for the kid afternoon break. Today French supermarkets will certainly make an hit with eggs, milk and flour, the key ingredients of French crêpes. We generally serve them with sugar… Read More Genuine French crêpes (pancakes)