This French pumpkin pie is not a quick and easy dessert. It takes a few hours spent in the kitchen, mixing, kneading, stirring, rolling and waiting while drinking hot tea and leafing through colourful cookbooks. The result is a subtly sweet pastry with a silken filling, not quite as spicy and fragrant as the American… Continue reading French Pumpkin Pie
Moelleux Au Chocolat is a wonderful dessert on cool and rainy autumn and winter days and if you are expecting guests, you can prepare the chocolate cream in advance up to 8 hours and fill it into the cups. Cover the cups with plastic food wrap and place in the refrigerator. However, the baking time… Continue reading Moelleux Au Chocolat (Warm chocolate tartlets)
I discovered this recipe once in a French cookbook. The grilling season starts again and a slice of this butter tastes excellent on a grilled steak.
The Meringue Francaise is an easy recipe for delicious meringues (also know as baisers) and other meringue pies. Ingredients 4 egg whites 125 g feinest sugar 125 g confectioners’ sugar Instructions In a bowl beat the egg whites with a whisk until little peaks form. Under constant whisking add the sugar little by little. Beat… Continue reading Meringue Francaise
Tomato soup is a classic in my kitchen. I’ve tried several recipes. This one is from a French cookbook and is my favorite. I hope you like it too. Ingredients 1 kg ripe tomatoes 1 big carrot (or 2 small ones) 1 celery stick 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil… Continue reading Tomato soup