Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

A recipe that in Belgium every chocolate lover knows by heart is the one for the famous "Moelleux au Chocolat" from the cookbook "La cuisine à quatre mains". Even my husband who usually leaves patisserie to me, knows this one by heart and makes it on his own if the mood strikes! Ironically the same … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

Being a huge admirer of the great chef Philippe Conticini, I have let myself be inspired by his exquisite Madeleine recipe following at the same time his advice to try different versions and be creative. I think by now everybody who follows me has guessed my love for citrus hints in my baking. Be it … Continue reading Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

I have come across a delicious recipe that looked so good that I had to make it! As always I have tweaked it a little bit to make it somewhat lighter and less sugary and it was a big success. We have done it several times since using also raspberries, blueberries, mangos etc. It's the … Continue reading No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

An intensely chocolatey Ice-Cream that I love to make! Delicious and decadent! 3 eggyolks400 ml whipping cream200 ml milk60 g sugarvanilla150 g chocolate 72% (130 g melted, 20 g chopped) Put the milk into a pan and heat it. Mix the eggyolks with the sugar and the vanilla in a bowl and pour the hot … Continue reading Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Request for frozen yogurt from my boys in a shop but I found it very expensive and laced with additives. I found the right recipe in a cooking magazine and it is perfect. You can do this with whatever fruit you want, I have done raspberry, strawberry and abricots so far - d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!! The recipe … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

An amusing and refreshing Ice Cream to make and share! 1 kg watermelon50 g chocolate drops150 g yoghurtzest and and juice of 1/2 lemon2 tbsp. of sugar2 kiwi Peel the watermelon and chop it into rough pieces. Mix it in a blender and add the chocolate drops. Fill into ice-cream moulds sot that they are … Continue reading Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

Sorbet Thermomix

As always I think that this recipe is perfect for the Thermomix but is easily done if you don't have one either. I just made this sorbet for my boys and it was a huge success!!So I juste wrote it down for you as I am still hoping that we will have a hot summer … Continue reading Sorbet Thermomix

Eton Mess

The British summer is coming closer and with it the hot weather, the roses, the lush gardens, the Wimbledon tennis tournament and with that the Great British classic, the mix of red juicy strawberries and thick onctuous cream. There are many variations to serve this but one of the big classics has to be the … Continue reading Eton Mess

Pavlova

I do very often have leftover eggwhites after my baking. As I hate wasting them I have started freezing them individually in an ice cube tray in order to have egg whites when I need them. This works absolutely beautifully! One of the desserts I can quickly whip up that way is the Pavlova. Australia … Continue reading Pavlova

Buttercookies – Petits Beurre – Butterkekse

Just a very simple recipe today but it is a favourite with my boys! The buttercookies are very simple to make and are perfect to entertain little ones, before and after! Recipe butter cookies 100 g sugar 200 g butter 300 g flour 1 egg orange zest (optional) 1 egg for brushing on the cookies … Continue reading Buttercookies – Petits Beurre – Butterkekse