Paris-Brest / Daring Bakers’ November 2014 Challenge

Luisa from Rise of the Sourdough Preacher was our November 2014 Daring Baker hostess!. Luisa challenged us to make 6 small Paris-Brest. What a beautiful challenge! This French pastry was created in 1910 to commemorate the Paris-Brest bicycle race that begun in 1891. Its circular shape is representative of a wheel. I’ve never made Paris-Brest. …

A Chinese Dinner : Chicken Stir Fry

A chicken Stir Fry is perfect for busy week-ends. My 16 y. old son is a Junior in HIgh School. He is fortunate enough to be taking Culinary arts this year, learn new techniques and bring home new recipes. So Sunday, he showed us how to make a Chicken Stir Fry. It’s easy to make, so fast…

Garlic Cheese Biscuits

Since I’ve been working in an Elementary School, I haven’t been as organised as usual. September and October were a little bit crazy! Today, I would like to share with you a recipe that my 12 y. old daughter learned in Middle School during cooking class : Garlic Cheese Biscuits. Sarah has made this recipe…

Crème Mousseuse au Caramel

This is the dessert that I love to make with my husband. Because he always makes the caramel by himself at the perfection. I’ve made this mousse lots of time. I love this dessert, it’s incredibly delicious, so light and airy. Definitely my best mousse that I’ve ever eaten. Preparation : 20 minutes + cooking 15 minutes…

Lemony Layered Cheesecake

Fast and easy cheesecake! If you like lemon and mascarpone, it’s a great dessert for you. You don’t have to cook the dessert, just put it in the fridge to firm up. Thanks to FERRAN ADRIA, a great Spanish Chef, for this lovely recipe. EL Bulli, located in the small town of Roses on the…

Summer Salad

I can’t believe it. It’s almost time for a New School Year!  My son and my daughter are so excited. They are ready to go back to school. It’s still the summer. The weather is perfect to eat outside. I want to share with you this quick and healthy salad, perfect for a summer day. You…