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Le neuf – Des cookies au chocolat et aux pretzels dans un pot

[The ninth - Chocolate and pretzels cookies in a jar]

Encore un tout petit peu, et ce sera un autre jour – Tarte meringuée et gâteau de voyage au citron

[Just a bit longer and it will be another day - Lemon meringue tart and lemon cake] If at times, nature compels us to slow down, I must admit I was slightly surprised when I saw the first lemons on my parents’ tree. Lemons in september feels like eating strawberries around Christmas time for me. […]

I’m moving past the feeling – On brownies 2.0 and autumnal desserts

It seems we made brownies. Yes those brownies. In between sleeping on the beach, sipping through Pastis glasses, finding a name for the small pâtisserie I will own – one day – in France, buying heaps of vintage things at a vide-grenier, and spending time with my favourite person in the world – namely, my […]

Deliciously imperfect moments – Charlotte aux framboises et au fromage blanc

charlotte framboisesWhenever I’m stuck in a kitchen, where all I have on hands are a couple of Pyrex bowls, a hand-held mixer, and an oven; well, I must admit I feel a bit lost.

Now, this might be a common statement, but I haven’t spent much time in a home kitchen – let alone made pastries in a home kitchen – for the past eleven months.

It’s not that I don’t like pâtisserie anymore.

In fact, I’ve never been so smitten with it as I am right now. It’s just that I get to have my daily fix every day, at the pâtisserie Lac [...]

Recipe: Raspberry and fromage blanc charlotte.

Les sablés viennois au chocolat d’Aïda (et aussi un peu de Pierre Hermé)

[Aïda's (but also, Pierre Hermé's) chocolate sablés viennois] I would have preferred a guinea pig. Those were my first words when my mother told me she was pregnant. As an eight year-old single child, the anticipation of having a sister – or even worse, a brother – was a rather dreadful thought. However, as years […]