Raisins and thyme crackers ~~ Crackers aux raisins et thym

Hi everyone! It’s Friday and Friday now means casual aperitif-dinner made of various finger foods in our family. Living abroad, away from your family means that you don’t get to together for most of the traditional family celebrations where ties are being created between family members around a nice meal. To fill this gap, I…

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Blueberry poppy seed and lemon pound cake ~~ Cake aux myrtilles citron et graines de pavot

Hi everyone, We are about to leave for a few days at the beach. Since I had a greek yogurt waiting in the fridge and some blueberries that desperately needed our attention. I put them at good use yesterday. Super moist and fluffy blueberry poppy seed and lemon pound cake So here’s a quick post…

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Guabao

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful day!The weather here has been a little bit weird, is it summer in Mexico City or what??? Scary, isn’t it? The weather usually dictated my cravings; when it’s sunny and warm outside, I just feel like having a large bowl of salad with plenty of greens…

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Peanut butter chocolate chips cookies ~~ Cookies au beurre de cacahuète et pépites de chocolat

Hi everyone, A quick post to share my peanut butter chocolate chips cookies recipe. It seems like some of you were really interested. Since I have the choice between nibbling on them all or sitting on my desk to write that recipe, I decided the latter was the safer option.  Cliquer ici pour imprimer la…

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Banana breads

Feeling so productive today, so happy to catch up with the recipe posts! In Mexico (most probably in other parts of the world too), Valentine’s Day is also the occasion to celebrate friendship. There was a secret friend organised at school, each child brings something to another one. In my older daughter’s class, we all…

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Beetroot hummus ~~ Houmous à la betterave

Happy Friday everyone!  Today’s post is about a recipe. It’s a staple in our house but a revisited version Click here for the printable recipe I am more of the conservative side when it comes to certain recipes. But a video on my Facebook feed got my attention. It showed different ways to make hummus.…

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Chinese almond cookies ~~ Biscuits chinois aux amandes

Happy Lunar New Year everyone! May the year of Earth Pig bring you health and prosperity! Retrieved from Google Images – Awareness Days website As my children are growing, I can go a little crazy and prepare a large traditional meal like my mother used to. It mostly includes food that is said to bring good luck.…

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La brioche des rois de Cook with Lu

Je vous avez dit que je posterai plus de recette cette année J  En l’honneur de l’épiphanie, je vous poste une recette de brioche des rois. Personnellement j’adore la galette des rois à la frangipane mais mon mari n’est pas fan. Alors ce sera donc une brioche des rois pour aujourd’hui et une galette à la frangipane demain…

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My hummus recipe

I don’t like Mondays. But do you know what I like? Hummus. So I made my famous recipe yesterday to cheer me up.  Who does not like hummus? Nobody, right? Even kids love it. Well, at least mine. Just yesterday afternoon, my younger one was snacking on it with some carrot sticks when she got…

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My falafel recipe

Hi everyone, I posted a photo of the falafels I made on my Instagram – newbie here – and I have been asked me to share my recipe. So here it goes! Before we dig into it, follow me on Instagram so you can see more of the food I cook. It’s called Cook_with_Lu. I…

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