Bread | Desserts and cookies

Classic French brioche

By on September 12, 2014

The sweet taste of the buttery pull apart bread is so irresistible.   You have one bite, you are still chewing that you go for the second bite already.  That good.  I love it for breakfast too, with some (more) butter spread on it and some fig jam from my Maman.

I would share the bread and I have, it was a success.   I made some more.  But the jam…. No no, not negotiable.  It is gold and strategically portion until the next French visits and can get some more for me from my mom.

Braided bread or brioche

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Appetizer | Desserts and cookies | Finger food | Meat and fish | Meatless

10 easy fancy French recipes

By on August 4, 2014

There are some simple recipes that tend to impress and please a crowd.   And my friends, those ones, you keep them listed somewhere because if easy = happy guests, you have a great formula!

Now, I have another formula for you: easy (that element we keep) + French + fancy = great food and amazed guests!  How about that ?  A keeper, isn’t it?
I compile 10 for you.  You are welcome 🙂

10 easy fancy french recipes

Let’s start by the savoury simple ideas to delight  your friends!  After all, a meal starts with salty dishes.  And then, I will give some great one for sweet tooth.

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Desserts and cookies

A monday morning secret: Chocolate Vanilla marble cake

By on July 21, 2014

Monday mornings can be tough!  So how about something sweet – but not too much – to go with your coffee or tea?  So this recipe of a vanilla-chocolate breakfast cake will bring you some love to start the day!

It is moist and chocolatey but… oops, some vanilla there!  Great sensations in a bite!  You might want another piece if you are a dunker, you will love it!

Chocolate vanilla marble cake

Breakfast, snack, dessert, you pick.  Even the day of the week, Monday is a suggestion to get the week rolling.  I do need some incentive to get through the week sometimes.

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Oreo crust strawberry tart

By on June 26, 2014

Oreo crust strawberry tart

This recipe was requested by my husband, El Cubano, for Father’s Day.   For sure, you are thinking that it is too late now, let me tell you it is not!  You don’t need an excuse to be using some fresh strawberries and that buttery Oreo crust.  It is all you need right now… and a fork to eat it!  This can be eaten today, tomorrow, birthday, anniversaries, you name it!

It is fresh, it has been chilled, it has an amazing chocolatey-buttery crust.  The not-too-sweet whipped cream is just the light topping that you’ll enjoy.

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