Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie

The strange name of this pie or tart is a combination of banana and toffee. The recipe originated in England in the 70s and has only increased in popularity, it is that delicious! Originally, the toffee part was made by...
Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas

Most often, the challenge of cooking is not in finding a recipe and making it but in finding an idea! How often do I find myself peering into my fridge waiting for inspiration to strike! I just found myself searching for an idea for a quick...
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Warm Asparagus Salad

True French vinaigrette is definitely an acquired taste. I can still remember the first time I had a salad in France! My taste buds got a little surprise. But it is essentially the only dressing used there so I started getting used...
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Homemade Granola or Müsli

Until I tasted homemade granola, I didn’t realize how much better it would taste than store-bought granola! Nothing is easier than making granola, it literally just takes a few minutes of measuring ingredients and putting it in the oven. The best thing...
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Granola bars

Once you make your own granola bars, you won’t like the packaged variety anymore! They are full of flavour and so satisfying. They are just as perfect for a quick breakfast as for an afternoon or evening snack. Full of...
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Les merveilleux

When I read about a new bakery opening in NYC called Aux Merveilleux de Fred, I got curious. I found out that this Belgian chef already has a few bakeries in Belgium, France and England and focuses on just a few items....
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Grand Marnier Tart

This tart is really French style. It is very thin and delicate. It’s wonderful all by itself or with a dollop of whipped cream. The filling can be made with either crème fraîche or mascarpone. Crème fraîche is not always easy to...
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Custard Tarts

You  have probably seen the famous Portuguese custard tarts in stores. They are simply delicious. They are made of a creamy vanilla custard baked into a flaky shell. They are just as charming as cupcakes but without the fuss and the...
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