Year: 2012


Last week’s bakes

Last week, I was invited to a tea-time/book-club/birthday afternoon and I decided to bake a few things for the host. I have already posted the


Soft and moist chocolate cupcakes with Chocolate buttercream and praline

First of all, I have to tell you that this website is an amazing source of good cupcake recipes and frostings. The girl turns everything


Thin and crispy Polenta and Thyme cracker

Making homemade crackers is so easy and very rewarding, you know what goes in and you can “costumize” them with different herbs, different flours, shapes,


Double apple tart

Today, I’m sharing with you the recipe of an apple tart that I used to make since I learned to make tarts. That would be


Tomato bread

Making bread is therapeutic and it’s not a new thing. Flavouring it breaks the monotony of everyday’s bread. I give you today and flamboyant red


Time for a good old mince pie

Well, 2012 is almost over! My mincemeat has aged and it’s time for mince pies (my recipe in French). Since I discovered this pie 3


Les Gougères

A choux pastry is a wonderful base for many sweet and savoury recipes. Think éclairs, religieuses, Saint-Honoré, some nice doughnuts, chouquettes, and gougères.. Everytime I

Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Appetizers: Meaty mini-bites

I have posted quite a few recipe for finger food and appetizers lately. I still have plenty to come. I think everybody will agree this


Dates, orange and walnut muffins

I have baked these muffins for a charity morning gathering and they went down well. These dates muffins are not very sweet because I replaced


Appetizers: lumpfish roe and cream cheese wraps

Here is another quick appetizer idea for a platter of appetizers. I have used lavash bread but tortilla or thin pita bread can be used.

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