Phyllo meat pie

tourtiere en pate phyllo

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Giving up carbs is something very unrealistic, or rather I should say impossible. Pasta, bread, rice… I love them all. In fact my weakness are dough shells, either made with puff pastry, shortbread or phyllo. It’s really hard to pick which one is my very favorite. Read more

Invisible cake with nectarines

gateau invisible

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The original recipe calls for apples as main ingredients, but since we are in the middle of the summer I decided to take advantage of its products and make this cake with nectarines! The invisible cake is a pretty famous cake- I would say a web star- and you may find a good number of recipes and versions, but all of them have the same –and very important- characteristics: easy and delicious. Read more

Picnic chic

Boursin piquenique 12

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All Montrealers agree that their city is a lover who dumps you and wins you back every summer with a little bit of glad-handing. From May, indeed, the city changes completely, it blossoms again together with its lush gardens, trees and smiling people strolling through the streets, alleys and parks … What a radical change after all the gray and white of the winter! Read more

Pancakes with spelt flour, chia seeds and lemon

pancake di farro

best pancakes

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It may seem weird, but pancakes are one of my husband’s “duties”, he’s indeed the specialist. His pancakes are always very soft and perfectly cooked, and he is very proud of these achievements in the pancakes’ world. As far as I am concerned, I am very happy that for once it’s me not cooking and just waiting to be served at the table, but I cannot totally accept that his pancakes are better than mine … Read more

Liégeoise salad

liégeoise salad with bacon

salade liégeoise

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After a winter spent eating cabbage, broccolis and a lot of soups, everyone is craving salads, even more if they are enriched with seasonal vegetables such as green beans. I find eating salads anything but boring and sad, on the contrary, discovering new combinations of ingredients can rather be fun.
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