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

Chocolate, Dessert, Tea time

Famous chocolate mousse of French pastry chef Pierre Hermé

  In the mood of chocolate today? Desire for an easy and quick dessert recipe? Suffering blues? Wishing to delight your guest’s taste buds? Or those of your kids? If you answer yes to one of these affirmations then chocolate mousse is definitly designed for you! That chocolate mousse will never disappoint you. With a… Read More Famous chocolate mousse of French pastry chef Pierre Hermé

Breakfast, Dessert, Tea time

Genuine French crêpes (thin pancakes)

  It must be because my kids are currently on holidays, I behave as the perfect cooking mum… French pancakes are definitely a MUST, the sweet dream of my kids for their 5 PM break (“goûter”). “Crêpes” will be a great success at breakfast, at teatime or as the final touch of a gourmet dinner… Read More Genuine French crêpes (thin pancakes)

Breakfast, Dessert, Tea time

Pain perdu: the genuine French toasts

  It seems French toast is an hit of International hotels breakfast buffet. However, even after having tried many of them out of France, I’ve never appreciated them. I am a very demanding customer regarding French toast. Actually, “Pain perdu” (French toast in French) comes from my childhood: my mother used to do it for… Read More Pain perdu: the genuine French toasts

Chocolate, Dessert, Tea time

Mi-cuit au chocolat

Any chocolate cake lover shouldn’t die before trying this cake! We call it “mi-cuit” because it’s “half cooked”. I think the translation in English is “chocolate warmed lava cake”. On Sunday afternoons when weather is rainy or cloudy I remain at home with my husband and kids watching a movie and prepare this magical cake.… Read More Mi-cuit au chocolat