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homemade crystallized violets recipe

A Violets Festival in Your Own Garden

What is a violets festival? On the French Riviera, Spring is announced in March when violets start blossoming all over the gardens. At the renowned Violets Festival in Tourettes-sur-Loup you can eat them in different ways: ice cream, jam, jelly, candy. Save Tourettes-sur-Loup is just across the valley from our garden and the seeds must have spread naturally. You can… Read more →

american chocolate brownies

Classic American Brownies

These brownies are devilishly delicious, and unhealthy. They are so chocolaty, gooey and there is so much butter in them. So don’t indulge, if you can resist them! Time to prepare 40 minutes: difficulty low Storage Recommendations Not suitable for the freezer Keep for 3 days For instructions about the recipes template, see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps  For… Read more →

Toasted Butter Wild Berry Muffins

They are moist inside with a crunchy crust, and have a nice toasted butter taste sharpened by the fruits’ acidity. Toasted Butter (in french called beurre noisette) To toast the butter you need to clarify it first, which mean spooning away all the white components of the melted butter. They are organic components and burn at high temperatures, so once… Read more →

Ile flottante Recipe Floating Island Dessert with crispy caramel

Ile Flottante Recipe

Ile flottante recipe can be challenging. It means floating island and consists in a foaming meringue floating in a crème anglaise (custard) sprinkled with caramel and pralines. If you want to make it at home, here are step by step instructions, easy to follow and with a guaranteed success. Calories per serving 403; Time to prepare 1.5 hour; Medium  … Read more →

Carrot Cake with Walnuts Recipe

This carrot cake with walnuts is perfect for picnics, it is easy to carry and mess free! This recipe combines the crunchiness of the carrots and the walnuts with a moist batter.   Calories per serving 396; Time to prepare 1.5 hrs; Easy   Storage Recommendations Not suitable for the freezer Last 3 days For instructions on recipes template see… Read more →

Fried Carnival Foods: 2 Italian Traditions Chiacchiere and Struffoli

The Adas’ way! Carnival is about happiness, joy, fun …..and fried food. In Nice, I found I tried and loved the Nicoise traditional fried food: the Bugnes. But my heart and my craving remains with my childhood memories: Chiacchiere and Struffoli Chiacchiere In France, the Chiacchiere are called Oreillettes. Depending on where you are in Italy, you can find them… Read more →

White Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

This is a very simple recipe which is actually printed on the Nestle white Chocolate wrapping paper: easy, quick and delicious! Calories per pot 420; Time to prepare 15 minutes; Easy Storage RecommendationsNot suitable for the freezer.Best to eat warm For instructions on recipes template see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps Print Recipe White Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Sauce… Read more →