26 mars 2009

Les Ravioli au Nutella de Giada, Giada's Nutella Ravioli

Ravioli au Nutella, Menthe FraîcheNutella Ravioli, Fresh Mint I apologize for my way-too-long absence here. A lack of free time combined with a surprisingly tiring throat infection kept me away from my baby blog for almost two weeks. In other words, an eternity. I can't believe how time flies.No cooking neither apart from next Daring Bakers Challenge and this very simple recipe from Giada de Laurentiis, totally unknown here in France but a superstar in the States.No need to make your own pasta dough, use wonton wrappers... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2008

Pas peu fière II, le Succès Praliné de Christophe Felder/Quite proud of myself part II, Felder's "Succès" Cake

My second recipe from Felder's wonderful cookbook "Les gâteaux Classiques" (Classic Cakes), after the very fruity Framboisier. This time I chose the Succès Praliné, which could be a cousin of the Filbert Cake, only lighter with  flour-free dacquoise layers and a light buttercream made with, among other things, an Italian Meringue. The more I bake, the more addicted to it  I get. Yes, one needs many specific utensils, yes, it is very time-consuming, but it is such a great way to relax, to empty your mind ... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2008

Un risotto automnal bien innocent...An autumnal risotto...

After my -rather- comical misfortune about my last post, I hope no one will find that this innocent risotto looks...kinky ! Well, plenty of savory recipes these lasts days here, huh ? Don't worry, from next post to two weeks on, you will get many many sweet delicacies. And then I will fly...somewhere...a mysterious place in the world chosen by hubby for my 40th birtday ! 10 days without  kids, woohoo ! Any idea guys ? He told me to bring swimsuits, a raincoat, tanks and a fleece jacket, among other things ???!!! Can you... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2008

Gâteau d'anniversaire rapido presto ! From scratch Birthday Cake !

Chestnut and Hazelnut Fondant Cake,Chocolate Glaze. Moelleux Marrons et Noisettes, Glaçage Chocolat Three days away from home...and the day I was back, it was my elder daughter's birthday (she turned 12). A quick inspection of my fridge : empty ! a true Siberian desert ! Apart from 5 eggs and half a stick of butter. What about my pantry ? Not a lot to declare, I am afraid...Oh yes, some milk chocolate, hazelnut powder and ...chestnut spread (yoohoo). Now, let's go for a totale improvisation in trying to make something... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2008

Finger food exotique pour Garden Party chic…Exotic Finger Food for a posh Garden Party

Croquettes de Poulet aux Herbes Exotiques et aux NoisettesChicken Balls with Exotic Fresh Herbs and Hazelnuts Yippee ! Summer is here ! And it is a well and truly warm summer with a picture-perfect blue sky…Wonderful weather for BBQ’s, garden parties and picnics ! You have no garden, no terrace ? Oh come on, this is indeed a very bad excuse : we have a very popular TV reality-show here in France that features people like you and me who invite other fellow amateur cooks to enjoy dinners at their homes. And at the end of each... [Lire la suite]
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