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Snacks Desserts

Chocolate hazelnut biscotti

January 2, 2017

In the holiday season, I love to make cookies to offer as a gift or to eat after cross-country skiing. I wanted to make biscotti for a long time and I found the inspiration of the recipe on the new yorker site smittenkitchen, adapted from a recipe from the New York Time. These biscotti are very rich in cocoa,  crisp and do not contain added fat! Makes about 50-60 biscotti Ingredients: 2 cups unbleached flour 1/2 cup…

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Appetizers and Sides

Shrimp and Mango Salad

Perfect recipe to serve as a starter or as an aperitif. 1/4 cup red bell pepper diced Mango 1/4 cup diced 1 1/4 cup of cold water shrimp, drained and chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 4 tablespoons white Vermouth 3…

February 8, 2015

Dark Chocolate Crack Cookies

Yield: 24-30 cookies Ingredients:  3/4 cup (100g) all-purpose Flour 1/2 teaspoon (3g) Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon (1g) Sea Salt 8 ounces (225g) Dark Chocolate, chopped 3 Tablespoons (45g) unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons Bourbon or Amaretto 2 large Eggs, room temp. 1/3…

December 15, 2014
creme anglaise
Appetizers and Sides

Crème anglaise Sauce

Creme anglaise sauce is used with many cakes, floating island or brownie. It is also the base of the ice cream. Here is my first attempt that was successful, even if I did only with 1% milk. I then flavored with…

August 2, 2013

Cannele of Bordeaux

The cannelé is a small cake native to the Bordeaux region of France. It is flavored with rum and vanilla and can be served at lunch, snack and dessert. Formats include  mini or regular and silicone molds are much easier to…

May 5, 2013
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Hot Cross Buns

My first buns’ recipe I made on Easter morning and they quickly disappeared! I found the recipe on the site, you can find step by step photos. Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil or olive oil 1/2 cup…

April 3, 2013
granite vodka canneberge

Cranberry Vodka Granita

A delicate granite which can be served as a dessert or before your main dish. The addition of apple juice cuts the bitterness of cranberry and makes a delicious granita. You do not need an ice cream maker for this recipe.…

September 19, 2012

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