Stromboli

Stromboli is my family favorite dinner. I always made it with my 13 y old daughter. It’s a perfect meal  that I cook almost every week! You can choose whatever you want to garnish it, ground beef and green or red bell peper, salami and roasted green pepper, ground beef and pepperoni, ham and spinach. It’s a…

Quatre-Quarts / French Pound Cake

Quatre-Quarts is a French cake that I love so much. Quatre-quarts means four quaters, because you need four ingredients for the dough and these 4 ingredients – eggs, flour, sugar and butter – are supposed to have the same weight. The French Pound cake is so easy to prepare. You can add dried fruits (raisins, cranberries…), orange…

Homemade Applesauce

I’ve never made homemade applesauce. Why? I do not know! Yesterday I made Apple Compote. It smelled so good in my kitchen! It’s sweet and delicious! It’s a good way to eat apples! I used a mix of Honey Crisp and Pink Lady. Apple sauce is a good dessert, and perfect for a breakfast too. It is easy to make…

French Sablés

Sablés are delicate butter biscuits, crunchy and crumbly. The French word sable means “sand”, which refers to the sandy texture. When I eat a sablé , I cannot resist to eat another one, and another one …..   I asked my kids, “do you want to eat one before I finish them all”, Ah Ah Ah! I loved French sablés. I remember…

Slow-Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

Have you ever seen “Julie and Julia” by Nora Ephron? This movie is based on two true stories, about real-life women who never met, Julia Child and Julie Powell. Julia Child, expatried in France in 1949 decides to learn the art of French cooking. As for Julie, she decided to create a blog in 2002 in New York  “Julie and Julia, 524…