Saturday, March 29, 2014

Strawberry cake - Fresh, colorful and delicious

Spring has come and what better way to celebrate it than with a beautiful fresh strawberry cake? Share your joy with your family and friends over a relaxed backyard party or lovely dinner. The star of the day would definitely be this delicious cake!

Friday, March 28, 2014

Vichyssoise - A velvety French potato soup

Prepare this light soup for a dinner party with friends or for comfortable night at home.

Originally from France, Vichyssoise is a thick soup made of puréed potatoes, leeks, onions, cream and chicken stock. Its consistency is very rich and velvety and subtly flavored with leeks and green onions. The ingredients are simple and basic and is shamelessly easy to prepare. 

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Macaroni and cheese - The perfect comfort food

This recipe learns you how to get the perfect creamy macaroni and cheese consistency

Mac and cheese is a traditional American dish that is very popular and loved. Homemade baked macaroni and cheese can be a simple layering of cooked macaroni and shredded cheese. It can  also be prepared with a white sauce-cheese base, topped with buttered crumbs and more before baking.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Salmon with crispy potatoes - A healthy dinner inspiration

Salmon with crunchy potatoes is a brilliantly simple dinner dish.

Salmon with crunchy potatoes is a brilliantly simple dinner dish. Fresh salmon is always a healthy choice due to its high omega-3 content that help prevents heart disease and diabetes.
According to the Worlds Healthiest Foods, omega-3 improves heart muscle function and reduces the risks of deadly heart arrhythmia. Therefore, salmon should be always present in your kitchen and on your meal plan. 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Blueberry muffins - A breakfast favorite

Warm blueberry muffins fresh from the oven are absolutely heavenly

A traditional blueberry muffin is the perfect choice for breakfast, brunch or snack. It's moist and soft and full of fresh, juicy blueberries. This amazingly tender muffins are very easy to prepare and the ingredients are basic and found in every kitchen. 

Monday, March 24, 2014

Apfelstrudel - A sweet simplicity

The homemade taste of an old-fashioned apple strudel

Apfelstrudel also known as apple strudel is a traditional Viennese pastry, that is very popular around Europe. It's a type of dessert or brunch treat that has a very nice crunch. The apples are moist and sweet with a delicious flavor of cinnamon. 

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Tiramisu inspired cupcakes - A fusion dessert

A decadent fusion between elegant tiramisu and delicious cupcakes

Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert that is sweet, decadent and full of authentic flavor. On the other hand, cupcakes are very popular in the American culture and for good reasons. They are easy to make and always rich and moist. So, why not combine the two beautiful dessert in a lovely tiramisu inspired cupcake? These cupcakes are absolutely delicious and really taste just like tiramisu! 

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Quiche Lorraine - A classic of French cuisine

A savory tradtional french dish that is perfect for brunch or picnic

Quiche Lorraine is a savory traditional french dish that is just perfect for brunch or a relaxed picnic with friends and family. It's an open pie with a filling of custard with smoked bacon and cheese. The filling is rich and creamy and yet light. The key to making the perfect quiche is simplicity.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Eggs Benedict - An all-star brunch dish

A classic American breakfast that is rich and savory

Eggs Benedict is an traditional and classic American breakfast dish that is rich and savory. It consists of two halves of an English muffin, topped with ham or bacon, poached eggs and of course the  Hollandaise sauce. This is the best way to start a beautiful week-end!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Shrimp pasta - For the love of Italy

Pasta with an authentic italian flavor

Italy is known for its beautiful pasta dishes. They are packed with lovely and strong flavors. Pasta is generally a simple dish, but comes in large varieties therefore there is one type for each taste. So you can get very creative when it comes to the staple food of traditional Italian cuisine.  

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Artisan Bread - A little taste of childhood

Artisan bread tastes and smell like home

The smell of fresh baked bread brings a lot of dear memories to me. I used to help my grandmother each Saturday to prepare the dough, set the brick oven and prepare the bread for baking. It was made with a few and simple ingredients and had such an authentic country-side flavor that tickled all your senses. The thick and crunchy crust covered a smooth and aerated crumb. 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Profiterole - The perfect recipe secret

Little pastry puffs filled with a silky vanilla cream and full of authentic aroma

Profiterole is one of those deserts that once tasted, it remains deeply sealed in your memory. Little pastry puffs filled with a silky vanilla cream and full of authentic aroma combines like a kiss with the decadent chocolate sauce.