Fast Lemon cake

This lemon cake is my moms favorite cake…it is light, refreshing and tasty. Ingredients: – 1 Lemon and 1 Lime ( preferably biological ones) – 3 tablespoon of rice milk – 2 tablespoon of olive oil – 180g of flour – Half a pack of backing powder – 100g of sugar – 2 eggs Instructions:…

Crumble recipe (Salty OR Sweet)

This is a basic recipe that i use for both sweet (apple crumble, strawberry bavarois cake, Matcha Green Tea cake, etc) and salty dishes (zucchini crumble, aubergine crumble, etc.) Ingredients 120g plain flour 40g caster sugar or 3 pinches of salt 60g unsalted butter at room temperature, cut into pieces Instructions Sofen the butter by…

Matcha Green Tea Cheesecake

Matcha is a very distinctive green tea flavour that not everyone likes however, I was surprised to like more this green tea matcha cheesecake than a matcha latte. As I personally don’t like the taste of cream cheese in cakes, I have decided to mix some Greek yogurt in the mixture. For this cake, you…

Last minute DIY Chocolates (vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free)

For these chocolates, all you need is some molds, left over chocolate bars and a few nuts. The best for this recipe is the cheapest chocolate you will find as these will tend to be more soft and tender to bite into. For the molds, you don’t need to buy the super fancy chocolate molds…

Almond yogurt chestnut muffin

Some delicious Chestnut muffins with a light flavour of yogurt. It can be turned into a vegan recipe if the eggs are replaced by 1 mashed banana and the yogurt by soya yogurt. Ingredients : 2 eggs, 100g of flour 150g of almond flour 4-5 chestnut 4 tablespoons of yogurt 1 pack of baking powder…

Apple Crumble Mug cake

For the lazy days when nobody wants to spend hours in the kitchen, here is a recipe of a mug cake to eat within 10 minutes :). It is eaten so fast that I forgot to take pictures every time… For 1 mug cake Ingredients 3 tablespoons flour 1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground…

Pumpkin puree

Here is the recipe for making delicious fresh pumpkin needed in the Pumpkin spice with nuts cake. Ingredients Pumpkin water steamer spoon bender Instructions Wash the pumpkin’s skin cut it in half and put it in the steamer and cook it until the skin peals off from the flesh. Use the spoon to scrape off…

Pumpkin Spice with Nuts cake

Most coffee shops are now selling coffee induced with pumpkins and cinnamon. What better to represent Autumn than pumpkins? I wanted to try making those Pumpkin Spice cakes however most recipes use canned pumpkin but I prefer making it all from scratch. I used the recipe from allorecipes Pumpkin cake iii but i modified it to…

Yogurt Cake

This Yogurt cake recipe was modified from my grand dad’s original yogurt cake recipe. This cake is my favourite to make when there are no weighing scale or when I need to save the day with a super easy and delicious cake. It has a rather strong taste in yogurt and olive oil, if you…

French Kings Cake (Galette des Rois)

As my Grand dad used to be a baker, he told my sister and I some of recipes for baking traditional French cakes. This recipe is part of the ones he taught us. This cake is traditional baked for the Epiphany on the 6th of January. It is a puff pastry filled with frangipane. Frangipane is a the…

Almond Paste (for Kings cake/Galette)

See my French Kings Cake (Galette des Rois) recipe and Puff pastry recipe. Almond paste concentrate enough for one cake/galette Ingredients – 100g of soft butter – 100g of sugar – 100 g of eggs (about 2) – 100g of almond powder – 1 pinch of flour – 1 teaspoon of rhum or vanilla extract Instructions Mix the butter and…

Puff Pastry

Puff pastry dough is used a lot in French deserts to make pies, croissants and many other traditional cakes such as the Kings cake (Galette des Rois). Please see my French Kings cake (Galette des Rois) Recipe. This recipe is not sweetened so it is very suitable for pies where the filling is sweetened. Ingredients…