Galettes des Rois (French King’s Cake) 👑

The “Galettes de Rois” is a popular pastry from France, traditionally eaten during the month of January as a celebration of the Epiphany. It consists of two layers of buttery puff pastry, filled with a sweet almond frangipane, which usually contains a hidden “fève”. As part of the celebration, the person who finds the this […]

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Opèra

Ingredients- (Joconde) 1.5 cups almond flour (145g) 3/4 cup all-purpose (100g) 1 cup confectioners sugar (120g) 3 tbsp flaxseed meal (25g) 3 tbsp of chia seed meal (25g) 5 tsp baking powder (25g) 6 tbsp margarine (85g)  1 tbsp vanilla extract (16ml) 1- 2 tsp of rum (optional) (Buttercream) 2 sticks margarine 1- 2.5 cups […]

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a Provinçal French vegetable stew, which originated in Nice. This dish was a staple meal in my household growing up, which my family continues to enjoy today. While the recipe provided below follows the more classic and ‘fancy’ method of preparation, which is oven baked, my family actually prepares it on the stove, […]

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Crêpes

Crêpes are a staple dish from France; while they originated from the northwestern region of Brittany, they have gained popularity across the nation, and even across its borders. While savory galettes tend to be vegan (as they are made with only buckwheat flour and water), their sweet counterparts are made with eggs, milk and butter. […]

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Madeleines

As a French classic and family favourite, Madeleines hold a special place in my heart. This is why I had to recreate a plant-based version of these which wouldn’t compromise either the taste, texture or consistency of the traditional version. While it did take several tries, I can say that this recipe will not disappoint […]

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Mousse au Chocolat 🍫

This chocolate mousse is the exact replica of the authentic French Mousse au Chocolat. With its chocolatey richness and fluffiness, it will surely not disappoint you, but on the contrary greatly impress your dinner guests! (they won’t ever guess the magic ingredient 😉 Ingredients: 1 cup (150ml) aquafaba (chickpea brine) *see note* 150g dark chocolate […]

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Crème Caramel

This authentic French dessert is not only rich but extra smooth and silky. Made with a base of coconut milk, this ‘flan’ surely doesn’t lack richness and will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. Ingredients: CARAMEL– 1/4 cup brown cane sugar 1 tbsp water 1/4 tsp of lemon juice (sub for vinegar) CREME– 1 and 1/2 cup […]

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