Molten chocolate cake with azuki beans

I really wanted to share with you this deliciously soft and light molten chocolate cake recipe made with red Japanese azuki beans. It’s a very nice and gluten free recipe that will help you eat more legume, full of proteins Continue reading

Steamed foie gras with Armagnac and Calvados

I tried to steam some foie gras and the result is amazing. The foie gras is perfectly cooked, with few “yellow fat”. I left it to marinate with Armagnac (French kind of brandy) and Calvados (apple French brandy), a perfect Continue reading

Pecan pie

I got this recipe from a bakery I worked in for a while. It’s a very good caramel recipe, perfect with nuts. You will love baking this pecan pie for Thanksgiving and it is just great for tea time. If Continue reading

Savoyard fondue

Ah Savoyard fondue! Cheese, wine and bread. Everything French people could kill for! Fondue is something you share, it’s warmth, it’s comfort food, it’s joy and happiness together. As I was on a weekend with some friends in Savoy, I Continue reading

Matcha cookies

I tasted matcha tea in Japan. It’s a finely ground high-quality green tea with smoky flavours. Japanese tea ceremony is about matcha. But it is now also used to flavour and dye a lot of preparations: pastries, candies and chocolates, Continue reading

Christmas spicy extra buttery shortbreads

Wouldn’t it be great to give a home-made, customized and delicious present to your friends and family for Christmas?! So here is an extra buttery shortbreads recipe from my pastry class, in which I added a spices mix. And then Continue reading

Horn of plenty mushrooms with rabbit

That black freaky mushroom is just so delicious and fragrant, perfect in sauce with meat. Here’s a dish my mother has been doing for years in autumn, after our mushroom pickings in the forest. It’s very easy to make, tasty Continue reading

Pompadour potatoes, recipe from Le Dôme restaurant in Paris

Do you know that classy Parisian “brasserie”, boulevard du Montparnasse, named “Le Dôme” ? I tasted some great Saint-Pierre fish in this restaurant, that came with these famous Pompadour potatoes. This side dish was absolutely perfect with the delicate and Continue reading

Anastasia’s chocolate and almond molten cake

Here is a very simple and quick recipe from a friend, to make a beautiful and really delicious individual dessert. Chocolate addicts will be delighted, and food lovers replete with this molten cake recipe. This half-baked little cake is so soft Continue reading