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  • Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

    10 February 2010 ( #Cakes and Muffins )

    Chocolate Buttermilk Cake Indulge yourself with this heavenly moist delicious, simple, nut-eggs free chocolate cake - perfect for celebrations - birthdays, weddings - any excuse!.. Ingredients: 1 cup =250ml 3 1/2 cups plain flour 2 1/4 cups caster sugar...

  • Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

    01 July 2010 ( #Veggie )

    Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni Ingredients: Béchamel sauce 40gr butter 1 tbsp plain flour 1/2 l milk Salt and pepper Nutmeg (optional) Tomato sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tin (400gr) of chopped tomatoes Bay leaf, thyme,...

  • White Bread Baps

    30 April 2010 ( #Bread - Pizza )

    White Bread Baps Ingredients: (1cup=250ml) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk, warmed 2 tbsp butter, melted and cooled 1 tsp caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups white-bread flour 1/2 tsp fast action yeast Method: 1-Place the ingredients in the baking pan of a bread...

  • Valentine’s Cheesecake

    14 February 2010 ( #Cakes and Muffins )

    Valentine’s Cheesecake Valentine’s Day is here and I wanted to make something special. This no-bake cheesecake is egg free and easy to make. However it needs to be chilled for 2-3 hours or longer for better results. This is an adaptable cheesecake recipe,...

  • Chocolate Biscuits -- Bourbons --

    28 September 2010 ( #Biscuits and cookies )

    Chocolate Biscuits with Strawberry Filling Hello, Today I share with you these delicious biscuits with strawberry filling. The taste and texture of these biscuits are the same as bourbons biscuits. Ideal biscuit with a glass of milk.. XXX Ingredients:...

  • Semolina Cake with Raisins

    16 February 2010 ( #Cakes and Muffins )

    Semolina Cake with Raisins Ingredients 200gr fine semolina 1l milk 200gr sugar 1tsp vanilla essence 4 eggs 100gr Raisins (soak in water for 20min) Caramel (Optional) Method In a saucepan, mix the milk, vanilla and sugar. Bring to boil. Incorporate semolina...

  • Chicken Mushrooms Crepes

    01 May 2010 ( #Chicken )

    Chicken Mushrooms Crepes Today is pancakes day, but as I have been eating lots of sweets recently, I thought I would have savory pancakes instead..lol Ingredients: Pancakes: 500 ml milk 3 eggs 250gr sifted flour 1/2 tsp salt 1tbsp oil Filling: Cooked...

  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    17 February 2010 ( #Veggie )

    Stuffed Mushrooms Don’t judge these by appearance as they taste better than they look….lol Ingredients 4 large mushrooms 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 finely chopped onion 1/2 finely chopped bell pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 200gr cream cheese...

  • Salmon Fish Cakes

    23 October 2010 ( #Fish and seafood )

    Salmon Fish Cakes Today I bring back this recipe for salmon fishcakes as I am still ill (flu+sore throat). I have made these fishcakes with salmon but you can use any white fish instead. They are very easy to make and the kids love them. If you like a...

  • Pizza Pizza Pizza

    19 February 2010 ( #Bread - Pizza )

    Pizza Pizza Pizza -- 1 Pizza Dough, 3 kinds of Pizza-- Three Cheeses Pizza, seafood Pizza and vegetarian pizza for kids is what I propose today . I've tried several recipes for pizza dough, but this one is the best by far and is successful 100 % every...

  • Khobz Dzairi

    20 February 2010 ( #Algerian Sweets )

    Khobz Dzairi…Algerian sweet Today I was invited to a birthday party in London, I had intended to leave home just after lunch but I was running late as I had to put my little boy for his usual afternoon nap first. I expected to have 1 hr to spare before...

  • Strawberry cream in tuile baskets

    21 February 2010 ( #Dessert )

    Strawberry Cream in Tuile Baskets Love strawberry cream??? Then try it with these delicious tuiles….you won’t regret it if you have a sweet tooth like me..lol Ingredients The tuiles 2 egg whites 100g caster sugar 50g unsalted butter melted 50g plain flour...

  • Mhawatte

    22 February 2010 ( #Algerian cuisine )

    Mhawatte ----- Algerian garlic meatballs surprise My mum made this for my brother’s wedding dinner about 10 years ago. The guests called it Mtawam surprise, the Algerian version of Kinder surprise (Mtawam is garlic meatballs without the egg) . Ingredients...

  • Tamina stuffed with Turkish Halwat

    25 February 2010 ( #Algerian Sweets )

    Tamina stuffed with Turkish Halwat On this occasion of Mawlid Ennabaoui el shariff, I present my best wishes to all visitors of this blog and all Muslims. May the blessings of the Prophet Mohammed SWS be with you always … Ingredients: 3 cups medium semolina...

  • Calzone

    26 February 2010 ( #Bread - Pizza )

    Calzone These Calzone are very soft and delicious. They can be served hot or cold, ideal for lunch box, Picnic, or on the go. The filling here is my own favourite but you can use anything from veggie to fish..etc Ingredients (1 cup=250ml) The Dough 1...

  • Delia Smith's Chocolate Mousse

    02 October 2010 ( #Dessert )

    Delia’s Chocolate Mousse This is my attempt at Delia’s very chocolaty mousse. It's certainly one of the simplest but the nicest chocolate mousse ever. xxx Ingredients: 200g dark chocolate (+70% cocoa solids) 120ml warm water 3 large eggs, separated 40g...

  • Chicken Terrine

    28 February 2010 ( #Chicken )

    Chicken Terrine This is my first own Chicken terrine without gelatine..I am happy with the results despite a couple of mistakes. First of all I used creamed mushrooms which made the terrine look a bit soggy in the middle,,lol…but that’s all that I found...

  • Fig and Almond Rolls

    28 April 2010 ( #Pastries )

    Fig and Almond Rolls Ingredients:(1 cup=250ml) 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup warm milk 1 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups (440g) white bread flour 1/2 cup ground almond 1 tsp yeast To finish 200g dried, ready to eat figs, roughly chopped...

  • Paella

    18 September 2010 ( #Fish and seafood )

    Paella We love Paella in my family. I have learned that the most important thing in this recipe is to work with the correct quantity of liquid. Whereas everything else is quite flexible. I work on the basis of half a mug of rice per person so I use double...

  • Flowers Baskets

    03 March 2010 ( #Algerian Sweets )

    Flowers Baskets Here is another unbaked cake recipe , very easy and quick to make. As well as the previous recipes this is not done properly because i was very busy (yeahh with 2 toddlers, you are always busy..lol) but i need to mention that this is the...

  • Spinach Tomatoes and Mushrooms Pie

    05 March 2010 ( #Savoury Pies )

    Spinach, Tomatoes and Mushrooms Pie Hello, Today I share with you my pie with spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms that I forgot in the oven lol. This is the first time I have prepared it with tomatoes and personally I prefer the one I used to do ... .. Spinach...

  • Fruity and Creamy English Trifle

    08 October 2010 ( #Dessert )

    Fruity and Creamy English Trifle English Trifle is an excellent way of using up leftover pieces of cake or biscuits, jelly, custard, fruits and whipping cream. It is a recipe where you can use any fruit that is in season at the time. You can use as many...

  • Gigli Pasta with Grilled Vegetables

    06 March 2010 ( #Veggie )

    Gigli Pasta with Grilled Vegetables On this sunny Sunday (so far) here in England I publish this delicious pasta with grilled vegetables that i served to my family with a steak last night. It's a good way to get kids to eat vegetables as i know most of...

  • Apple Leaf Pie

    07 March 2010 ( #Sweet Pies )

    Apple Leaf Pie I offer this delicious traditional English Apple pie to all women on this special day. Happy women's day. Have a great day... Ingredients Shortcrust pastry 900g cooking Apples 1 tsp ground cinnamon 115g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling...

  • Algerian Couscous with Vegetables

    09 March 2010 ( #Algerian cuisine )

    Algerian Couscous with Vegetables To mark the occasion of the anniversary of the first month of my blog I am publishing my own couscous recipe as a thank you to everyone who has supported me and encouraged me, at their head my friend Soulef... Amour de...

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