18 février 2014

Tuesdays With Dorie – Chocolate-Mascarpone Cheesecake.

Whaoo!!! When I read that the recipe chosen for this week was a cheesecake, I was a little scared! I've never done it before!!! So it was a bit challenging this week!!!! Let’s go!!! It is written: “luscious”, “chocolate”, “creamy”… Lots of words very tempting not possible to resist longer!! I decreased the recipe, for less servings (I used 1 egg, and adapted it for the other ingredients). For me, it serves 6… The batter wasn’t difficult, however the baking ask (me!!!) for a lot of attention!!!! I have some trouble with the “Bain... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2014

Baked Sunday Morning: Lime Angel Food Cake.

I LOVE limes. I like their fruity, tangy and beautiful floral aroma. I wasn’t a big limes accustomed, cause it wasn’t easy to buy them, two reasons: not very common on our stalls and rather expensive. Since several years, it seems that, this lovely fruit democratizes!! And good for us!!!!! So now, I never hesitate when I have the opportunity to use it!! And this Sunday is a good opportunity to prove it!!! The recipe was quite easy and didn’t require lots of ingredients!! I halved the recipe, used a bundt cake pan, and reduced... [Lire la suite]
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11 février 2014

Tuesdays With Dorie – Onion Bialys.

Regularly when the weather is cold and/or rainy, I like a good soup. It’s warm, comforting and healthy. Generally, I served it with bread or roll, I change depending on the kind of soup I cook. So the recipe this week: Onion Bialys, was perfect to serve with my meal. The recipe was easy to make, according to my taste, I substitute mince yellow onion in the sponge by a seed mix, and used for the topping caramelized onion instead onion/poppy seeds topping. I also halved the recipe and obtained 6 bialys, I made 3 with onion topping... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2014

Crêpe Day: La Chandeleur (French Candlemas).

Today in france it's "La Chandeleur" (French Candlemas), and I'm from a place where crêpes are a tradition, a staple, so I have to make some!!! I made a lot of different recipes and finally I discovered, tested and approved the Julia Child' recipe. This recipe is taken from her masterpiece: " Mastering the Art of French Cooking" . And I have to say that's now my go to recipe, and I don't change it for anything in the world!! This recipe is a very easy, no need to be professional, a little sleight of hand and... [Lire la suite]
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