Gâteau aux Poires / Pear Cake

  A cake with pears, as we like, so moist. I bought fresh pears last week. They were so good. I bought so much that I decided to make a pear cake. I wanted a really simple and quick recipe to make. So I decided to make Philippe’s recipe, but I replaced the apples with…

Mashed Potatoes/Purée de Pommes de Terre

  This recipe for mashed potatoes is my favorite. Eating them takes me back to my childhood These mashed potatoes are made with egg yolks and a little bit of milk, which gives them a great consistency I like. These are also terrific, if you add some butter. It’s a great side dish. Be sure…

Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

  This cake is gorgeous! What a beautiful idea for my husband’s birthday. The creme is the most difficult part of this recipe. My husband is the best at making the crème Anglaise. So I asked him to be my sous-chef. I made the cake , he made the crème. Do not hesitate to watch…

Beef and Broccoli in a Wok / Wok de Boeuf au Brocoli

So simple and so fast!   This recipe comes from one of my cookbooks “Recipes less than 5 euros”. As his title indicates, I find only cheap recipes. Gourmet recipes, easy and cheap, I love it! I made this traditional Asian recipe last week. How amazing is this beef and broccoli stir-fry! It’s a perfect…

Blueberry Clafoutis / Clafoutis aux Myrtilles

A tasty and healthy dessert!   Marmiton is my favorite French magazine. This month I found a great dessert in this magazine : a clafoutis. The original recipe is “a clafoutis aux cerises”/a cherry clafoutis. At my farmer’s market, I found blueberries so I decided to use them for my clafoutis. Traditionally, my whole family…

Spanish Magdalenas / Madeleines Espagnoles

  I have never made Spanish Magdalenas, what a great recipe if you have no time to bake. You just need 10 minutes to prepare them and 20 minutes of baking. It smelled so good in my kitchen after baking these Magdelenas. Sweet and lemony, they are the perfect addition to your coffee or tea…