27 nov. 14

Paris-Brest : Daring Bakers' November 2014 challenge

Luisa from Rise of the Sourdough Preacher was our November 2014 Daring Baker hostess!. Luisa challenged us to make 6 small Paris-Brest. What a beautiful challenge! This French pastry was created in 1910 to commemorate the Paris-Brest bicycle race that begun in 1891. Its circular shape is representative of a wheel. I've never made Paris-Brest.  My husband was so glad to hear that it was our challenge this month. He loves this pastry. Thanks Luisa to challenge us to make this pâtisserie.. These Paris-Brest are so... [Lire la suite]
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04 nov. 14

A Chinese Dinner : Chicken Stir Fry / un dîner chinois : Poulet sauté aux légumes

A chicken Stir Fry is perfect for busy week-ends. My 16 y. old son is a Junior in HIgh School. He is fortunate enough to be taking Culinary arts this year, learn new techniques and bring home new recipes. So Sunday, he showed us how to make a Chicken Stir Fry. It's easy to make, so fast and excellent. When it was ready, my son said "Mom, it's ready to eat, but not ready to take a picture". So no picture today! Next time, I will add chunks of pineapple to give more flavor.   Un poulet sauté aux... [Lire la suite]
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