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….

Asparagus Salad With Hard-Boiled Eggs

Asparagus Salad With Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe Hi everyone! Today I am sharing one of my all-time french classic recipes. and I have to confess the main reason is that it’s vegetarian and more importantly it’s so easy and quick to make and also you only need a few ingredients. Now that spring is around the cornet,…

Mexican Quinoa Salad with Chicken Asada

My Mexican Quinoa Salad with Chicken  Asada Recipe: Hi everyone! today’s I’m sharing a new Mexican salad with roasted chicken carna asada recipe I have tried over the weekend and I absolutely loved it. Living in LA we love and eat Mexican food a lot and after trying this salad recipe I was very happy…

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…

Vegetarian Pizza

Vegetarian Pizza (Easy Crust & Tomato Sauce) Recipe: Easy crispy pizza dough: Ingredients: • Bread flour (or all purpose flour): 3 ½ to 4 cups and some more for rolling the dough • Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tablespoons • Instant dry yeast: 2 tablespoons • Sugar: 1 tablespoon • Luke warm (about 110 degrees…

Carrot Cake with Creme Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Creme Cheese Frosting Recipe Ingredients for carrot cake: 5 eggs (egg whites and yolks should be separated) Sugar 275 gr (1 cup and two table spoons) Almond Powder 240 gr (1.8 cups) Self raising flour (or all purpose flour) 75 gr (1/2 cup) grated carrots 480 gr (one pound) Lemon zest 1…

French Pear Tart with Almond Filling (frangipane)

French Pear Tart with Almond Filling (frangipane) Recipe Puff pastry : one sheet 2-3 ripe pears almond powder 100 gr (1 cup) two eggs butter 100 gr (one stick) sugar 125 gr (1/2 cup) one tea spoon vanilla extract Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade (370 Fahrenheit); Line puff pastry in a tart/pie dish…

Roasted Cherry and Ricotta Cheesecake

Roasted Cherry and Ricotta Cheesecake: There is no crust for this cake, but you can use the classic cheesecake crust for it if desired!) Ingredients: Ricotta cheese 800 gr Icing sugar 120 gr 4 eggs 2 teaspoons orange blossom water pistachio 45 gr few drops of vanilla extract ingredients for roasted cherries 1 orange sweet…

Mediterranean Upside Down Eggplant Tart

Mediterranean Upside Down Eggplant Tart! 🍆🍅 1- Grill thin slices of eggplant (I sprinkle some olive oil, salt and pepper and grill inside an oven); 2- Layer then in the bottom of a pie dish; 3- Place a layer of slices tomato on top of them; 4- Sprinkle dried #oregano , #basil , #thyme ,…

Moules Mariniere

Moules Mariniere (sailor-style mussels) Ingredients: * 2 tablespoons unsalted butter * 1/2 cup celery, sliced * 1 small shallot, sliced * 4 medium cloves garlic, sliced * 1 Carrot, sliced * 2 bay leaves * Salt and pepper * 2 cup hard dry cider or white wine * 2 pounds mussels (I have used clams…

Brioche Bread

Brioche Bread: In a mixing bowl, mix 500gr of brad flour, 7gr of yeast, 65gr of sugar, and 1/2 tea spoon of salt (put salt and yeast in the opposite side of the bowl), then add 2 eggs and 60gr of butter in room temperature; I also add one teaspoon of orange blossom water (optional);…

Austrian chocolate balls

Austrian chocolate balls: Ingredients: 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1/3 cup butter, cubed 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds GLAZE: 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1-1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 to 4 tablespoons milk…