Caramelized hazelnuts and almonds, homemade praline

That is a very simple and completely addictive sweet that will make you go nuts! It is great as a present, to decorate your cakes and desserts, or to make your own praline. You just have to mix them in Continue reading

Breton shortbread biscuit: extra buttery pastry dough

I do use salted butter for this recipe, I think it’s better. But you can of course, use plain butter and a pinch of salt instead. This is the perfect staple recipe for making great crunchy fresh fruit tarts: bake Continue reading

How to make a poultry or meaty broth

A simple recipe to make a good and tasty poultry or meaty broth Makes 5 cups of broth: 1 poultry or pieces of meat and bones 1 onion 1 carrot 1 leek 1 stalk celery 1 stalk parsley 1 stalk Continue reading

Sweet crisp pastry dough and baking blind a tart shell

Here is a great sweet crisp pastry dough recipe I learned at pastry school. You can use it for so many recipes: pumpkin pie, lemon pie, raw fruit tarts, frangipane tarts, and even cookies. Here, you don’t need any dried Continue reading