Battenberg Cake – Daring Baker’s June 2012 Challenge –

Mandy of What the Fruitcake?! was our June 2012 Daring Baker Hostesse! Mandy challenged us to make Battenberg Cake, a beautiful dessert! Battenberg cake is a light sponge cake. Traditionally, this cake is covered in marzipan and his color is pink and yellow. It was originaly invented to celebrate the wedding of Queens Victoria’s granddaughter,…

Challah Bread -Daring Bakers’ May 2012 Challenge –

This month, we were challenged to make Challah, a loaf traditionnaly eaten by Jews on Shabbat, on ceremonial occasions and during festival holidays.┬áChallah is a special braided bread. I never made Challah bread. What great challenge! It’s really fun to make braided bread. We had to choose between three strand braids, four strand braids, six…

Twelve Mini Quiches

Twelve mini quiches for a perfect dinner. I love quiche, any quiche with bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes or salmon, quiche with spinach, zucchini or broccoli….. You can imagine your quiche, filled with whatever you want… look in your fridge and make a quiche with what you have. I love quiche, because it’s easy to make. You…

Nazook – Daring Bakers’ April 2012 Challenge –

Our April 2012 Daring Bakers host was Jason from DailyCondor. Jason challenged us to make Nazook and/or Armenian Nutmeg cake. I chose to make Nazook – Armenian pastry -. I did not make Nutmeg Cake, because I am not a fan of nutmeg in cake ­čÖü I enjoyed ┬ámaking nazook. This challenge is so fun…

Croissants

I love Croissants. I do not find Croissants in my area. So 3 days ago, I decided to make myself those fabulous pastries. I put the dough 2 overnights in the fridge, It’s why it’s a long preparation. I said “oh no it’s too long! It’s the first and the last time that I made…

Green Paella

Try this fabulous vegetarian paella! It’s so good! It’s a way to introduce more vegetables for my kids. This dish is really healthy. I could add more vegetables : fresh spinach…. I could also garnish this dish with 1 dried red chili pepper (crumbled)-just before to serve-, but I am sure if I did it,…