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

Hazelnut and maple spread

vegan hazelnut spread

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I did not do it on purpose but I ended up with several sweet recipes, and on top of that all of them are perfect for breakfast. Ideally I would like to share a sweet recipe followed by a salty one, but this time I am obliged to do otherwise, so I really hope you are among the ones who love breakfast as much as I do! Read more

Coconut and maple homemade granola

granola fatta in casa

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In my family we are all big granola fans, even the youngest, who lately has been asking for it almost every time I open the door of the kitchen pantry. I bought granola in every flavor – in Montreal we can get a huge variety anywhere – and, being honest, it is hard to tell which one was my favorite, I like them all. Read more

Spicy pears and jam tarte

shortbread cake with fruits

Preparing shortbread dough always scares me a bit as often I am not sure about the right thickness of the dough or the right cooking time. In fact when I prepare a pie or biscuits, I frequently end up with a dough either too dry or too thick. For once, and hopefully the first of many, I can say that I made it right! Read more

Gâteau de menage

gateau brioche

This is a kind of miracle, or maybe just one isolated case that will be followed by a lack of new blog posts in weeks or worst-case scenario in months, but today I have a new recipe to share on my blog.

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