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Moka cake (twisted)

Moka cake is a classic French cake traditionally made with a genoise  sponge soaked with coffee syrup and coated with coffee buttercream. The sides are usually covered with chopped almonds and chocolate. And as a big coffee lover, I wanted to revisit this classic cake...

Green lemon & blackcurrant

Blackcurrant is one of my favorite fruits, I like to use it simply as a confit or gelée to preserve its taste, and associate it with more neutral flavors like vanilla, almond, pistachio… that will bring roundness on the palate and soften the sourness of the...

Hazelnut & caramel cake

This cake was one of my Christmas creations: a crown decorated with handmade pine cone. I prepared it for a friend who loves hazelnuts, which comes in various textures: moist, crunchy and airy. I also added  a soft creamy caramel, which forms a perfect association...

Raspberry & pistachio cake

I prepared this Charlotte cake for the birthday of a very special friend, who loves red fruits and pistachio. This association is a classic one, and I chose to add a light mousse flavored with green lemon zests. We had this cake right after a plentiful dinner, but I...

Hazelnut & yuzu Opera cake

Opera is one of my favorite cakes, and after trying many versions of the classic one (coffee with chocolate), this time I decided to revisit it and prepare a fruity version: yuzu and hazelnut. I love associating the tangy yuzu to the hazelnut that brings roundness on...

Chocolate & cherries cake

If you are a chocolate lover, this recipe is for you! I wanted to revisit the classic dessert Black Forest, and I ended up with a chocolate and cherries cake (so without chantilly and with a very light Kirch flavor). The chocolate taste is predominant and quite...