Author: Tarte d'Or

Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie

  Fall has finally arrived with its gorgeous colours outside and finally a temperature that allows you to tuck yourself under a blanket on the couch with a nice cup of tea watching Netflix or listening to good music like I’m doing while writing this […]

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest

  This cake is a very old, traditional yet still famous French speciality. It was created in 1910 by a baker named Louis Durand. He was inspired by a bike race organised for the first time in 1891 between Paris and Brest in the West […]

Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque

  The “Gâteau Basque” or Basque Cake is a speciality from the Northern Basque region in the South-West of France. Its original name in Basque language is “etxeko bixkotxa” and is basically made of a soft but crispy almond dough filled with custard cream and […]

Coconut Lime Raspberry Entremet

Coconut Lime Raspberry Entremet

  Summer is finally here and seems, for once, to like the Netherlands (Dutch people and expats will understand what I mean). To help you cool down a bit but also to celebrate a birthday last week-end, I made this sweet and refreshing mousse cake.  […]

Brioche from Vendée

Brioche from Vendée

  Vendée is a region in the West of France, on the Atlantic Ocean, also well known for its traditional brioche. It used to be called the “Cake of the Bride” because the tradition long time ago was that the godfather and godmother of the […]

Strawberry Meringue Mousse Cake

Strawberry Meringue Mousse Cake

  I rarely bake the same cake twice in such a short time (1 week!!!) but I could not try the first one so I had to do it again, especially after all the nice compliments I had for the first one.    The first […]

Chocolate Peanut Caramel Pie

Chocolate Peanut Caramel Pie

  Absolutely impossible to resist this pie !!! Crunchy, melting and soft in one bite… I made a big version to bring to the office (22 cm) and a small version (8 cm) for the picture for the blog because I knew the caramel would […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

  A classic from French patisserie : the lemon meringue pie ! I made this one for a Craft Night organised by the shop Cross and Woods in The Hague where I buy yarn (baking is not my only hobby, knitting is another one… so […]

Pretzels

Pretzels

I haven’t published a recipe for a while now but I haven’t been lazy either. I made those delicious pretzels in last December (I know, I don’t publish my recipes one after the other but you have to take some risks in life, right :)…).  […]

Healthy Dog Treats

Healthy Dog Treats

  People who know me know that I’m a dog lover. I do not have dogs now because I work full-time and use public transports and leaving a dog at home from 8 am to 7 pm is not a good life for a dog, […]