Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

  This cake is gorgeous! What a beautiful idea for my husband’s birthday. The creme is the most difficult part of this recipe. My husband is the best at making the crème Anglaise. So I asked him to be my sous-chef. I made the cake , he made the crème. Do not hesitate to watch…

Blueberry Clafoutis / Clafoutis aux Myrtilles

A tasty and healthy dessert!   Marmiton is my favorite French magazine. This month I found a great dessert in this magazine : a clafoutis. The original recipe is “a clafoutis aux cerises”/a cherry clafoutis. At my farmer’s market, I found blueberries so I decided to use them for my clafoutis. Traditionally, my whole family…

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…