Author: Tarte d'Or

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, […]

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Cake (gluten-free)

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Cake (gluten-free)

  Happy New Year !!!! In 2017, I didn’t celebrate New Year’s Eve but New Year’s Eve Eve. For this occasion, I made this delicious cake with a soft almond base, a chocolate mousse and a coconut mousse. I found the original recipe on a blog […]

Baileys Caramel Chocolate Truffles

Baileys Caramel Chocolate Truffles

  I hope you all had a nice time during Christmas holidays. This year, I decided to try to make my own chocolate bonbons and avoid all these yet delicious but full of bad unhealthy ingredients chocolates you find at the supermarket. This recipe had […]

Mini Brioches (Ladurée Recipe)

Mini Brioches (Ladurée Recipe)

  When you say “Ladurée”, everybody thinks about their delicious macarons. Well, guess what? macarons are like the emerging part of the iceberg. If you go to Paris or any other city where Ladurée has a shop or tea room, you’ll see they have many […]

Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

  Usually not my favorite classic cake because the ones I had taste so far contained too much kirsch to cover the plain taste but this version with a mascarpone chantilly and just a bit of cherry liquor is really delicious!  I chose to make […]