Gluten-free chocolate mousse cake with a raspberry insert

I’ve been thinking about tackling French style cakes for a while and a very special boy’s birthday cake wish was the perfect excuse for the project. These delectable cakes are usually constructed from a base (classical cake base, meringue base, cookie base, etc.), at least one light mousse cream and at least one insert which can … More Gluten-free chocolate mousse cake with a raspberry insert

Spinach & pea soup with mint-pistachio pesto

  I just returned from a wonderful few days spent in sunny Sicily, an island full of history, gorgeous views of the bluest Mediterranean sea, some of the warmest people I’ve ever met and absolutely delicious food. Olive oil, sunny vegetables, lemons, almonds and pistachios are staple ingredients of their cuisine as they all grow locally on … More Spinach & pea soup with mint-pistachio pesto

Happy V-day & heart-shaped vanilla-tonka bean macarons

Valentine’s Day is here and I love flipping through the images on Instagram with all the beautiful love-inspired food posts! They all have in common hues of pink and red, from heart-shaped pancakes to cakes, brownies, soufflés and cookies. Thinking pinks and reds, I put together some of my own favorite sweet images… I just love pink … More Happy V-day & heart-shaped vanilla-tonka bean macarons

Roasted butternut and sweet potato velouté

Autumn in Paris has been really beautiful this year. We’ve been blessed with many sunny days, perfect for strolling around the parks, watching the leaves play in the wind and people snuggling up with each other to stay warm. I like to collect the pretty leaves that have fallen off the trees… autumn palettes are simply amazing, … More Roasted butternut and sweet potato velouté