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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Tumeric rolls with butternut and pecan

brioscine-alla-zucca-e-noci-pecans

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I love cinnamon sweet rolls, no matter which season and no matter which stuffing. It might be the softness of the risen dough or maybe their shape that makes them particularly appealing to me. The recipe I am sharing with you today matches very much the flamboyant colors of the autumn. Read more

Vegan flax seed and peanut butter cookies

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After the great success of vegan version of my banana bread, I am sharing with you the recipe for some vegan cookies made with flax flour and peanut butter. These vegan cookies are ideal for an energetic breakfast or a delicious and not too heavy mid-day snack. Read more

Zucchini bread with turmeric icing

zucchini bread

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It is officially Summer (and I am so happy!) so the banana bread -in any version- that I enjoyed making in the past months, is now worthily replaced by the zucchini one. The zucchini bread is easy to make, perfect for a healthy breakfast or for a not too heavy snack, both for adults and for children, who won’t complain for having some greens in their snack! Read more