Lactose-free cooked shells for tartlets and quiches

Lactose-free dough for tartlets and quiches

These onion tartlets are on their own a good recipe for buffets, snacks and picnics…

Spinach and mushroom quiche and the ABC of a standard quiche

There are many savoury tarts and quiches posted here (see below for links and ideas).…

Quick and easy rough puff pastry

Puff pastry is truly a worldwide recipe. Many countries have an array of pastries based…

My favourite sablés biscuits: 1 dough, many designs

I have this thing for sablés and I’m not the only Moroccan who does. In fact, I’ve…

Homemade Labneh: a seriously addictive Levantine strained cheese

I need my cheese every morning and whatever I eat for breakfast, my brain does…

Les Gougères

A choux pastry is a wonderful base for many sweet and savoury recipes. Think éclairs,…

Daily bread: from simple to crazy

Bread is a staple in the Moroccan table. It is part of the daily routine…

Pains aux raisins, Raisin buns or Shneicks. It’s just good for breakfast

I will have to confess that I prefer raisin buns to croissants! Well, aren’t they…

The mighty croissant dough, plus ideas for filling

Making a croissant dough is very similar to the process used for puff pastry. It’s…

Za’atar blend, a touch of the Middle-East

Za’atar (or zaatar) refers to thyme in Arabic. However, it’s a kind of blend that…