Brownies

J’adore le Chocolat! Especially Intense Dark Chocolate Bar with 72% cacao! Dark Chocolate has a number of Healthy Benefits, it’s full of Antioxidants, good for your heart, good for your brain, it’s high in Vitamins and Minerals (Copper, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium). My daughter loves chocolate too, much more than me! Sunday morning, we decided to make Brownies. This easy recipe is inspired from “How…

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…

French Meringues

Santa Claus brought me a marvellous cookbook of French recipes, The Bistro Cookbook by Richard Bertinet. Richard is from Brittany in North West France and is the author of a variety of cookbooks (Pastry, Cook in a Class of your own with Richard Bertinet…). He has great recipes : Baked Camembert, Cassoulet, Mussels in Wine, Brochettes…

Life of Pie – Chocolate Caramel Tart

Rachel from Pizzarossa was our June 2013 Daring Bakers’ challenge host. She challenged us to make a pie, a sweet pie! We had to choose between a Crack pie, a Chocolate and Caramel Tart, a Croastata di marmellata, or a Double crust apple pie. Obviously, I chose Father’s day to make my challenge. Chocolate and…