beer bread
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Quick Beer Bread Rolls Recipes. All Variations

Beer Bread Rolls You know I am far from being a lazy cook. But I do often find the ritual sequences of bread baking somewhat imposing. Countless fans make my spelt challah, and my Moroccan bread Recipe, to name just two bread recipes of mine…
no knead challah
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Large Batch Spelt No Knead Challah Recipe. All Variations

No knead Challah I have been endlessly tinkering with. Ever since I had the good fortune of coming across Zoe François and Dr Jeff Hertzberg's latest beautiful book, The New Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a day, I have been baking bread more…
chocolate chestnut cake
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Chocolate Chestnut Cake Recipe

Chocolate chestnut cake: what's not to love? My favorite flavors are all grouped in one great treat: Chocolate, chestnuts, coconut! I am constantly asked how I go about developing all my recipes, and although it is hard to make a non-food…
Apricot Tart
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Custard Apricot Tart Recipe. All Stone Fruit Variations

Apricot Tart: I've got just the thing for you! That is, if you are, as I am, crazy about all stone fruit! This is a delicious way to celebrate summer bounty, and fruit desserts are simple and wholesome, and make the whole house smell like flowers…
coffee cake
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Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

This coffee cake could be breakfast tomorrow! Lemon, cinnamon and almonds: Outrageous match! This coffee cake is a wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. And it has a fun cinnamon swirl…
fig tart
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Fig Tart Goat Cheese Recipe

Fig Tart with goat cheese! Add to this winning pairing rosemary and honey! Rustic, funky and unpretentious elegance. My Fig tart is easy to make the gluten-free way too: You could use any flour you like! No cooking wine or cooking sherry…
mocca oatmeal cake
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Mocca Oatmeal Cake with Chocolate Icing Recipe

Oatmeal Cake: Oatmeal anytime! If you thought oatmeal was just breakfast, try oats in this fantastic oatmeal cake. Dessert doesn't get healthier than this! I adore everything oats: The flavor, the texture, the ease of preparation, the…
irish soda bread
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe. Quick Breads

Irish Soda Bread is ready in a snap. Like all quick breads, it has all the deliciousness of yeasted breads, without yeast, kneading or rising time. Perfect for brunch. I'm big on quick breads, take a look on my blog! Here's just one of them:…
whole grain baking
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Secrets of Good Whole Grain Baking with Recipes

Whole Grain Baking: Ain't nothing like it! Whole grain baking, bread and all baked goods, will reconcile you with all those uninspiring bread loaves displayed at your local supermarket or commercial bakery. I use spelt flour for all my baked…
chinese cookies
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Chinese Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chinese Cookies could be made right at home? Who knew that? And who knows why they are called Chinese cookies, for that matter? I don’t think the Chinese have ever even heard of them. It’s a little like French kiss or French laundry or…
plum tart
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Plum Tart Recipe. Apple Tart Variation

For this beautiful plum tart, I have my mother to thank. She provided the inspiration. Another wonderful thing is, my plum tart wears another hat: its close cousin, Apple tart: one and the same recipe. When it comes to baking (and cooking)…
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Anise and Sesame Galettes Recipe

Galettes: My sister Lea's are the best Even my mother agrees! And that is saying a lot. Galettes are a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother's house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they…