Eggplant and Bocconcini Bruschetta

bruschetta avec aubergines et mozzarella

I was planning to share this recipe with you last week – I know I’m always late, that’s me! – But this time I have a good excuse. My baby girl decided to come into the world a couple of weeks before the due date. Don’t get me wrong, we are super happy to have this new bundle of joy in our life, but all the plans we had to organize this event, in few words, are now messed up. So you understand that taking care of a baby with a very active 2-year-old boy at home requires a looooot of energy. Read more

Summer chicken salad

salade froide de poulet

easy chicken salad

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It’s July, it’s the hottest month of the year – yes, it’s hot even in Montreal – and the desire to spend time outside enjoying the beautiful season and the long days is very strong. Either to get some ice cream, for a picnic in the park or for a supper on the balcony on a starlit roof, the most important thing is not to lose even a single moment. Read more

Tartlet with mango curd and coconut whipped cream

crostata al mango e cocco

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It’s been a while since I wanted to make this tart with mango cream (aka mango curd), garnished with this coconut whipped cream, and finally I managed to make it and above all, share it on the blog. There’s no particular reason, I just wanted to try the mango-coconut combination – which I love – in a tart. Read more

Curry and coconut eggplant stew

aubergines au coco et cari

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I know it’s a little bit too early to “talk” about eggplants, but I waited so long for a more decent and warmer weather that I cannot cook/eat all those vegetables that I cooked since November anymore. Here in Montreal days are finally longer and the temperature is super nice, this means that dream recipes include just spring and summer vegetables. Read more

Babka with lemon curd and blueberries

babka a la creme de citron

babka al limone

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For those who are wondering what babka is – otherwise known as Kranz cake– the answer is quite easy: the babka is a sweet braided bread typical of the Jewish cuisine. In the magnificent book “Jerusalem”, you can find a lot of information about this special braided bread and the names of best babka bakeries in Jerusalem. The typical babka is stuffed with a decadent cream made with chocolate and butter- in other words pure happiness-which is impossible not to love madly. Read more