Tart Tatin (French Upside-Down Apple Tarte)

French Tart Tatin (Upside-Down Apple Tarte) Hello friends! We have added a new recipe video to our YouTube channel, this time we made a french Tart Tatin, which is a traditional French Upside-down apple tarte (pie), it’s truly one of the easiest and most authentic French desserts, It;s usually served with vanilla ice cream or…

French Pear and Custard Tart (Tarte aux Poires Alsacienne)

French Pear and Custard Tart (Tarte aux Poires Alsacienne) Recipe Hello everyone! If you have been following along, you have seen some new videos of our baking and cooking over the pas few weeks! This is something new we are trying and we actually enjoy it very much! We have also launched our new YouTube…

Tarte aux Fraises (Strawberry Tarte)

Tarte aux Fraises (Strawberry Tarte) Recipe It’s summer and it means making all kinds of berry recipes, and for me the most favorite and to go berry recipes is the French strawberry tarte which is make of Pate Sable (crust), creme patisserie (Vanilla custard), slides strawberries and some jelly for the glaze. I usually make…

Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad Recipe It’s been so nice and warm in LA over the past few week and nothing feels better than some fruity dessert to cool down. also recently I am feeling that I need to cut down on sugar so trying to come up with some guilt-free recipes! The other news is that…

Mini Upside-Down Citrus Cake

Mini Upside-Down Citrus Cake Recipe Hello friends! If you have been following along on my Instagram, I have been baking quiet a lot of  upside-down citrus cakes recently. It’s citrus season in southern California and I like to take advantage of all these fresh lemon, lime, orange and grape fruit that’s growing in our area….

Speculoos (Cookie Butter) Cheesecake

Speculoos (Cookie Butter) Cheesecake Recipe: Being a HUGE fan of speculoos, I have been dying to try this speculoos cheesecake recipe, and I finally made it for a family gathering last weekend. The recipe is very straight forward and I promise, you’d love it! Ingredients: For crust: 200 gr European-style cookies like speculoos cookies (I…

Upside-down Citrus Cake

Upside-down Citrus Cake Recipe Ingredients for the Citrus Cake: 150 gr sugar 3 large eggs 150gr butter 150 gr self-rising flour 1 orange 1 lemon 1 table spoon baking powder   Ingredients for the Syrup: 1 orange 1 lemon 2 table spoon of sugar   Directions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees calcium (390 degrees…

My Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

Hi everyone! Happy Valentine’s day! whether you celebrate today or not, I hope that you all know you are loved! ❤ These are some of my favorite valentine’s day recipes, I have included links to the recipes as well and I hope that you enjoy them if you have baking in your valentine’s day plans….

Traditional French apple pie {Tarte aux pommes et miel}

Traditional French apple pie {Tarte aux pommes et miel}   Recipe for crust (French Pâte Sablée): All purpose flour: 250 gr (8.8 ounce or 2 cups) Unsalted butter: 125 gr (4.4 ounce) Icing sugar: 70 gr (2.5 ounce) 1 egg yolk Milk (or cream): 5cl (1.65 oz) Salt: ¼ teaspoon 1. Cut your butter into…

Cinnamon rolls with cream cheese glaze

Cinnamon rolls with cream cheese glaze Ingredients: Dough:  8.5 oz whole milk (Luke-warm) (25 cl)  5 tablespoons unsalted butter (75 gr)  3 tablespoons powdered milk  4.5 cups (or more) unbleached all-purpose flour (600gr)  1/2 cup sugar (100gr)  2 large eggs  2 1/4 teaspoons rapid-rise yeast  1 teaspoon salt Filling:  1 cup golden brown sugar (225gr)…

Banana Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake: Ingredients: * 3 bananas * Semisweet chocolate: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Cornstarch: 50 gr or 1 tsp * Crème fraîche (I use Trader Joe’s whipping cream, sold in small blue boxes): 4 tsp * 2 eggs * Sugar: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Unsalted butter: 100 gr * Baking…

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes)

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes) Ingredients: * 1 Pâte Sablée (recipe below) or Puff pastry (I sometimes use Trader joe’s ready-made pie crust instead) * Almond powder: ½ cup (100gr) * Sugar: ½ cup (100 gr) * Butter: 6 tablespoons (100gr) * 2 eggs * Fresh or frozen blueberries (I used…