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Category: ice creams and other iced delights


Always and forever more – An attempt at riz-au-lait ice-cream

Today, I could tell you a long story. From the day I ate riz-au-lait for the first time in years, to the moment I thought it could make a pretty good ice-cream. From the point I actually boiled some viallone nano rice in full-fat milk with a plump bean of vanilla, to the time I […]

Love is to share, mine is for you – Moelleux au chocolat blanc et au miel, abricots fondants et glace à la pistache

[White chocolate and honey sponge with poached apricots and pistachio ice-cream] In my world, nothing matches the happiness of being in love. As a matter of fact, I love being in love. The goosebumps, the thrill, the excitement. Nothing. Except, perhaps, the development process of a new pâtisserie. It starts with an idea, jotted down […]

L’espace d’un moment – A party

One prune tart please!, calls the voice through the interphone. Run to the downstairs kitchen. Tell Elliot – the pastry commis – to put a prune tart into the oven. Grab a large rectangle plate. Pipe a thin line of wine reduction. Drain a prune marinated in spiced wine. Place it on the plate. Take […]

On aura qu’à se cacher sous les draps – Brownies-like cookies en ice cream sandwich au chocolat et à la banane

[We could just hide under the bed covers - Brownies-like cookies and banana ice cream sandwiches] Quite unexpectedly, summer showed up; with its glorious harvest, hot breezes and refreshing drinks. Quite unexpectedly, I hadn’t noticed how time flew by. These past months; this past year. It seems that since I came back from New Zealand, […]

Just another perfect summer day in Paris

La coupe glacée: pétale de rose et lychee with gaspacho de framboises. I could share with you my foolproof recipe for a perfect tarte au citron meringuée [lemon meringue tart], my new exciting idea, the lovely places I discovered during my one-week road trip around les Alpilles, the best risotto ever to be made or […]