Chocolate Meringue Cupcakes

    This month was so crazy for me! I can’t even imagine that I haven’t post any recipes in 6 weeks. I miss you dear readers! I hope to have more time this summer to cook, to read some cooking magazines and find new and delicious recipes. Yesterday my 16 y. old daughter asked to make…

Classic Lemon Madeleines

  I love making madeleines, because this French biscuit is so easy to make; I’ve never missed any recipe of madeleine. It’s not difficult to get the perfect madeleine cookie. The best madeleines are the ones that you make by yourself. Madeleines are delicious when eaten just from the oven. You can brush these warm madeleines with…

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

  My daughter came home one day, last week, with a lot of chocolate chip cookies that she made in cooking class. Again, a delicious and new recipe!     When I picked her up with her big bag of cookies, they were so warm that they perfumed the air with their chocolaty goodness!    …

Apricot Cake

  The cookbook Breakfast on the Battery, A Charleston Chef’s Collection of Breakfast and Tea Recipes by Connie Stahl, inspired me for this recipe. I love this book, it’s a collection of great recipes.     This cake is amazing, I really enjoyed making it. To begin, you have to make the first of 2 batters. Pour…

Italian Apple Pie

    Here is a homemade Italian apple pie.  I love it, because it’s an easy and unmissable recipe. This Italian Pie (called tarte aux pommes romagnole in French) tastes just delicious. This sweet dessert is perfect for a potluck or if you a have a big family to feed. You can keep this cake at room…

Semolina Pudding

  My husband and I are big fans of semolina pudding, It’s our favorite dessert since we were young. This pudding is an European dessert cooked with milk. We love it! I could eat a semolina pudding everyday. It reminds me my childhood. This recipe is simple. You just need milk, sugar and semolina. I love adding vanilla…

Mini Chocolate Cakes

  Here is a recipe for chocolate lovers. It’s the best chocolate cake that I’ve ever had. These mini chocolate cakes are beyond delicious. They are totally chocolatey. With a cup of milk, they are incredibly scrumptious! Thanks to Christina, my sister-in law, who gave me this recipe. This summer, my family and I visited…

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

  This summer, I spent time with my family and friends in Anjou (France), that I see once a year. It was so good to see them, so good to have big family dinners, to go night kayaking and sipping Bordeaux Blanc, a great white wine, under a full moon. I also spent a few days in Touraine. I am in love with this…

Classic Chocolate Buttercream Cupcakes

  I enjoyed making these cupcakes! This classic recipe is easy and I love it! These cupcakes are light, spongy and they have the right amount of chocolate. The buttercream chocolate frosting is rich and chocolaty. It’s a perfect recipe for any occasion, for anytime of the year. My son, who is not a big fan of…