PARIS-BREST (Conticini’s version)

Hi, As French classic, I had to try it. But I wanted to try the luxurious version: Philippe Conticini’s version! Have you ever been to his bakery la patisserie des rêves in Paris? I didn’t but I definitely have to go next time I’ll be in Paris! The original Paris-Brest is a circular shape choux (puff) pastry … Continue reading


Hi, Here we are, this is the last recipe of this Special Chocolate Week. I hope you enjoyed! I promise you more Special weeks! I have already ideas for the spring time! As it should be, we are finishing with the best: the MACARONS AU CHOCOLAT. But I have to confess: this recipe is not … Continue reading


Hi, A white chocolate recipe, I thought there had to be one, and I found this recipe interesting  with this lime and rum touch! Plus, coconut and lime combine very well. I already have a recipe with this combination of flavors: the Rochers Coco. It makes your sweets very fresh and light. Even my father … Continue reading


Good morning, The first time I flipped through the Larousse du Chocolat by Pierre Hermé, this simple recipe caught my eyes. Baking homemade Sprits  tempted me. After trying it for the first time I could not believe how such a simple recipe could be so delicate and good. Plus, they are lovely with their W shape. … Continue reading


Hi there, They are the perfect accompaniment to your afternoon tea! With their shell shape on one side, you’ve recognized them: the MADELEINES! Today I am sharing an orange blossom water version. Since I have tried it, I never came back to the traditional recipe. I really like this subtle flavor! One more secret: do … Continue reading


Hi! Here we are: valentine’s day! Are you ready? Have you bought or prepared a gift? Commercial or not, we cannot escape from this celebration. If you plan to organize a dinner at home to celebrate, or just because you cannot say no to a dessert, here comes an easy and quick recipe but delicious … Continue reading


Hi, I hope your week is going well! Here we are good: we are snowed under pastry. I know some of you will be jealous but no worries, the recipes will come soon. What a sacrifice that I have to make for this blog, isn’t it?! ;) Today, I am posting about a traditional French mignardise … Continue reading


Hello, These ‘mignardises’ are so good! How could I spend almost a year without baking them!? Fortunately, the molds turned up and I could bake some Cannelés last weekend. What I love about them: how crunchy there are outside but with a very tender and sweet heart! Reminds you of somebody? ;)     Ingredients … Continue reading

Orange blossom sweet bread

Hello, Such a beautiful brioche! I had a crush on this sweet bread even before trying it! First because of the cute flower shape, and then because I LOVE orange blossom! I knew about this recipe through a French TV show and tried it the following day ;) And after trying it I think this … Continue reading

Choux à la crème

Hello! Another classic of French cuisine and my grandfather’s favorite dessert: les choux à la crème!! And figure out: with the chou dough you can also prepare éclairs, chouquettes, gougères, profiteroles and religieuses!! Ingredients for the dough (24 pieces): 250ml water 100g butter 50g sugar 1 pinch salt 125g flour 4 eggs Instructions for the … Continue reading


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