Posts Tagged: recipe

Cinnamon Oatmeal Brûlée, by Chef Peter Rios

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When Chef Peter Rios, from Alliance Bakery and Alliance Pâtisserie is at home, he loves making this simple quick recipe. This is great in the Fall and all year long if you are a true oatmeal and cinnamon fan. There are three kinds of Cinnamon used in recipe below: Ceylon, Saigon and Cassia bark  … Read more »

French cheesecake recipe, le Fiadone

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I’ll never forget the first time I ever got an American cheesecake. I was in Providence, Rhode Island at Brown University Campus. Back then, food choices were average on my student budget. I then stumbled on a store offering some free cheesecakes. Being an inexperienced European, I thought the store was actually talking about some… Read more »

French Chocolate Pudding Recipe

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This recipe is a staple in my family, for the little ones and the grown-ups. And who does not love chocolate? Back in France there are many readymade delicious chocolate creams, mousses, and puddings to choose from. Unfortunately North American lacks in tasty choices at the supermarket. I’m actually not sure why. No worries though,… Read more »

Holiday Recipe: Eggnog

Holiday Eggnog

What is more American than Eggnog during the Holiday Season? You can have it so many ways, more nutmeg, less nutmeg, and boozy or not. Well the day I’m posting this recipe just turns out to be Repeal Day, which means I’ll share my boozy version. Prohibition ended 80 years ago on December 5th. As… Read more »

Party Food: the Parmesan and Thyme Cracker

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The Holiday season is the perfect occasion to share with you my favorite party food. Sharing is caring, right! OK, this is the corniest saying (I’m laughing just typing this) but hey this is what the Holiday is about, you do share because you do care. The first in this series is a Parmesan Cracker…. Read more »

Baguette Recipe

Homemade Baguette

You could say that I love bread just because I’m French but there is definitely more to it.  Soon after I was born, I was spending time in the laboratory of my grandparent’s bakery in the South of France.  At family dinners I was quickly reminded that I needed to eat my bread so the… Read more »

Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe

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Happy holidays you all Cannot believe how time flies. Christmas is already over and 2013 approaches fast. I would like to share this fantastic appetizer for your holiday party. Or any party in fact. BACON WRAPPED DATES For 6 persons, 15 min prep. Preheat oven 350 F, 15 to 20 min cooking time. •12 bacon… Read more »

Pumpkin Profiteroles Recipe, Thanksgiving style

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Like many families right now, I’m going through my Thanksgiving recipes, going on food blogs and checking on the FoodNetwork website for extra ideas. This year, we are hosting a dozen friends who are far from their families for Thanksgiving. It will be quite the international crowd. Some friends are bringing Vietnamese egg rolls and French… Read more »

Puffed Pastry Recipe

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The first time I ate Puffed Pastry in America, it was under the form of Chocolate Profiteroles. And yes, I was disappointed. The puffed pastries were dry and hard along with a ginormous vanilla ice cream ball and not enough hot dark chocolate. Puffed Pastries should never be hard or dry, which either means they… Read more »