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 served them with sugar… Read More Genuine French crêpes (pancakes)

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

Christmas, 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… Read More Christmas biscuits “Winàchtsbredele”

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