Everyday recipes

Ingredient: Brown Sugar

Banana Punch Cake

Banana Punch Cake

Banana punch cake! Punch because of the Caribbean flavors of rum, vanilla and orange that are incorporated into the banana cake, an American classic. Bananas need to be over ripped; this is when they give their strongest flavors. Banana bread became popular in the US […]

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple tarts are small pastries filled with pineapple jam. They are commonly eaten in different parts of Asia: Malaysia , Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. They are made with a crumbly pastry base and a paste made with pineapple cooked and caramelized in sugar […]

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest, is a pastry that comes in a shape of a circle filled with hazelnut cream with toppings. As of today different versions exist with various kind of cream and nuts like pistachios and almonds… Unfortunately for the many English speakers out there, despite how […]

Butternut Squash Pie

Butternut Squash Pie

Think of food in the autumn and anything with pumpkin seems to be the star of attention, but for me it is the Butternut squash! The Butternut squash pie has a very smooth and creamy consistency and the mix of spices make it really nice […]

Cherry Pistachio Tart

Cherry Pistachio Tart

The cherry pistachio tart recipe came into my mind when I was reminiscing about what I ate every summer holiday in the south of France at La Salvetat from pastry chef Flipo. The nutty pistachio taste goes very well with the tartness and sweetness of […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake recipes were found in the 19th-century cookbook in Switzerland. According to the Culinary Heritage of Switzerland, it is one of the most popular cakes in Switzerland, especially for children’s birthdays. Carrot cake became prevalent in the UK during the Second World War because sugar […]

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is made from a classic cake batter with boiled dates added in. This dough is then traditionally baked in a pudding mould (bowl), not in an oven but in a saucepan, just like the Christmas pudding and many other puddings. It is […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies are small, dry, round biscuits with chocolate chips and originated from the United States. These fluffy chocolate chip cookies are secret weapons when you do not know what to bring to a social event. They are also a classic favorite to give […]

Brandy Snaps

Brandy Snaps

Brandy Snaps are a popular dessert in the UK. It doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and it is not very technical but they are so good. Having fresh ginger instead of powdered ginger makes a big difference. I would also recommend dark chocolate compare to […]

Orange Chocolate Shortbread

Orange Chocolate Shortbread

Oranges and chocolate are the biggest flavors of the festive season, so why not combining them into an orange chocolate shortbread. The chocolate really compliments the orange flavors, it mixes sweetness to the bitterness and leaves you with a very enjoyable aftertaste.