Banana and speculoos pie

I recently tried my first banana cream pie during a recent trip to the US. It was so delicious that I’ve been searching for the perfect banana cream pie recipe ever since. To be continued… This banana and speculoos pie from the blog  “il était une fois la pâtisserie” is a French/Belgian equivalent. It adds a […]

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tarte aux quetsches alsacienne

Rustic style plum tart

A butter and flaky puff pastry filled with juicy oven-baked plums topped with cinnamon sugar and custard make for a delicious late summer pie. Plums and cinnamon – a classic combination! I’ve always had a soft spot for plum tarts, in fact, I always use my birthday as an excuse to make one for myself […]

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Poached Pears In White Wine & Cardamom (Ottolenghi)

A light, easy to make and beautiful poached pears with white wine and oriental spices from Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook.  A healthy dessert! Finally! Well, at least it’s fruit-based:-) I was looking for a light, fruity dessert to end my hearty dinner party on and found these poached pears in white wine & cardamom recipe in Yotam […]

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Lemon Meringue Pie

My lemon meringue pie features Italian meringue to balance the tartness of the lemon curd. This seasonless dessert is always popular! This lemon meringue pie is my partner’s favorite. The lemon curd is tarter than most, which is perfectly balanced by the sweetness of the Italian meringue. The lemon curd is simple, and the effort to get […]

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Tarte aux fraises facile

Strawberry Tart with Mascarpone Filling

This delicious strawberry tart with a mascarpone cream filling is a lovely summer dessert that allows fresh strawberries to shine.I love strawberry desserts, but never quite warmed to the traditional strawberry and creme patisserie tarts. I’m not sure why… I love strawberries and I love creme patisserie!! It was clear to me that there had […]

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apricot tart

Apricot tart from my childhood

This apricot tart is super nice and extremely easy to prepare! It’s made up of a sweet shortcrust pastry, stewed apricots, and fresh apricots. Very juicy and fragrant, it is just like desserts I loved as a child! I used my favorite sweet shortcrust recipe (Philippe Conticini’s), but you can replace it with a regular tart dough as […]

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