Split pea soup with bread crumble

soupe avec bacon

split pea soup

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This is that time of the year that many Quebeckers eagerly wait, not only because the weather gets warmer and sunnier, but also because this is the time of the year where the maple tree sap starts flowing and it is transformed into the maple syrup. Like the name implies, sugar shacks are small cabins or groups of cabins where sap collected from sugar maple trees is transformed into maple syrup. Read more

Kiwi and almond moist cake

kiwi and almond moist cake

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My mum tells me- quite often- that I make a lot of cakes. She is right: I do make a lot of cakes. I truth is that I enjoy making them and I love taking a break from the traditional breakfast food, such as toast, cereals, yogurt… Read more

Almond orange cake

orta soffice di arance e mandorle

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Believe or not, it took me more than four months to be able to post this recipe on the blog. I know, it’s completely insane, but I really couldn’t do otherwise! Rather than getting bogged down in too much detail, let me tell you just a few words about this AMAZING almond and orange cake. Read more

Peanut butter chicken

peanut butter chicken

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At home we don’t eat meat very often even though we like it a lot. When we eat meat, this must be prepared in a very appetizing way in order to please everyone, especially the children. How it happens for other kind of recipes (veggies, cakes, pasta..) some of these have their moments in the sun and so I made them several times in a relatively short period of time. Read more

Alfajores

biscotti al dulce de leche

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Alfajores are the classic Argentinean sandwich cookies stuffed with dulce de luche and rolled into coconut flakes. Not only this combination of flavour is heavenly, but the cookies are extremely soft and tender, thanks to the cornstarch among the ingredients. Read more