African beignets, also known as mikate in Congo, puff-puff in western Africa, are a very popular dessert/snack in Africa. These beignets come with a mango sauce with mint leaves. They are so delicious; I could eat them at any time of the day. Contrary to New Orleans beignets, the mikate are made with just flour and sugar, which are dipped fried later on.[Read more…] about African beignets (puff puff) with mango sauce
Dessert recipes that are a unique way to finish off a delicious mealand cleanse the palate with a touch of sweetness. Beautiful and delicious dessert recipes from around the world are sure to please family and friends alike.
Almond cake with citrus and clementine gelée is another great dessert that celebrates every summer. In this dessert you will find lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit and clementine. The combination of flavors and the light cake is out of this world! I wanted to reproduce something that I ate in Paris the last time I went. I have always enjoyed the French gastronomy, especially when it comes to dessert. When I was in Paris couple of years ago, I made it a point to be a gastronomic tourist. Every day my goal was to try different eateries or restaurants to taste the food. A dream! I spent the day doing just that while my husband was exploring art galleries. It was THE best experience! I have never had so much fun eating! LOL[Read more…] about Almond cake with citrus fruits and clementine gelée
This gluten free mango cake with cassava and corn flour screams summer. When thinking of summer, I always envision bright colours everywhere. From the trees and flowers to the vibrant colours of fruits and vegetables. I like to infuse that brightness to the meal I prepare.[Read more…] about Gluten free mango cake with cassava and corn flour
Did I mention that I love making desserts? I loooove making and eating desserts! These crêpes definitely brings the wow factor. I usually skip the main course and go straight to it if I want to eat more than one crepe. Probably not the healthiest choice! LOL[Read more…] about French crêpes recipe with apple stuffing
I like to diversify my desserts. When thinking of dessert, we mostly think of pastry, cakes, ice cream, etc… If you are not fond of butter, eggs, milk, and so on, poached pears is a good alternative. It is a simple dessert that is very easy to make and has so much flavor and aroma.[Read more…] about Poached pears in red wine
I don’t have a big repertoire of recipes for cookies. For some reason, I have always thought they were harder to make. However, I decided last year to try to make sablés with coconut flakes. They were a hit! I like to make them during the holiday since I already make chocolate cake , mousse. So there isn’t a need for chocolate chips cookies.[Read more…] about How to make crunchy sablés with coconut flakes