French Rice Pudding / Riz au Lait

This is my grandmother’s recipe. It’s my favorite French dessert. For many generations in my family, we make riz au lait. You just need milk, round rice (I chose an Asiatic rice : Hakubai Premium Sweet Rice), vanilla and sugar. The most difficult part of this recipe is adjusting the heat after the first boil, because you have to reduce it…

Apple Cake / Gâteau aux pommes

Thanks to Jenn Segal from Once Upon A Chef to share this marvelous recipe! In the original recipe, Jenn used a springform pan. I just used a regular pan smaller. She also adds sugar on the top before baking, I though the cake was sweet enough without adding sugar on the top. This cake is easy to make and very…

Palmiers

  My days are full. I now have 2 jobs. So I really need to find more time to post new recipes on my blog. My new resolution for 2018 is to be more organized! I wish you a Happy New Year and all the best that life can bring! This weekend, I made Palmiers. This French biscuit is…

Flammekueche -Alsatian Pizza

  This Alsatian speciality is one of my favorite dish, originally from Alsace, a beautiful region in eastern France bordering Germany and Switzerland. Alsace is famous for its Route des Vins (Alsace Wine Route) through the vineyards. It’s a great way to taste Alsacian wine : Rieslings, Gewurztraminers, Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc. Strasbourg is the capital.…

Gâteau au Yaourt – Yogurt Cake

  It’s the best yogurt cake that I’ve ever made. What a great idea to add one teaspoon of vanilla extract in this classic French cake, I love the flavor! This cake is very easy to make and turns out well every time. I was so surprised when my daughter, who spends a lot of time cooking…

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…