• Green Cabbage Soup

    In winter, there is nothing better than the smell of a soup gently cooking in the kitchen. It reminds me a lot of child souvenirs with my family so I love to cook some soup at home. Here is a delicious and easy green cabbage soup. The recipe here is for 6 people. Ingredients: 1 green cabbage 1 onion 2 carrots 2 potatoes 4 bacon slices 2 L water 1 chicken stock cube 10 g butter 1 bouquet garni (thyme, sage, bay leaf) 4 parsley branches black pepper Recipe: Peel and chop the onion. Peel and cut the carrots and potatoes in cubes. Wash and cut the green cabbage in…

  • Frangipane Kings Cake

    In the beginning of January, French people are used to eat the famous Kings Cake. Some are made of brioche with caramelized fruits on top, others are made of frangipane center like mine today. The tradition comes from the Roman empire, we serve it the 6th of January for the Epiphany to announce the arriving of the 3 Magi kings. Inside the cake, we put a lucky charm made by porcelain trinkets. The lucky person that have it in his/her cake slice will be the king or queen of the day and will name his queen or her king. Those cakes are sold with a golden cardboard crown so you…

  • Tagliatelles & Forest Sauce

    After home-made gnocchis, I really wanted to try home-made tagliatelles. Here is a recipe for those who don’t own a pasta maker, you can do everything only with a rolling pin. The recipe is for 2-3-4 people. Ingredients for the pastas: 200 g all purpose flour 2 eggs 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt water Ingredients for the sauce: 240 g tomatoes 9 brown mushrooms 1-2 garlic clove 100 g lardons 1 small onion 3 branches parsley 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning black pepper grounded parmesan cheese Recipe: In a mixing bowl, add the flour and salt and mix. Make a hole in the center and add the eggs…

  • Autumn-Winter 2020

    This year, I really wanted to try an autumn and winter garden. Since we are living in a place where winters are not really cold, I thought that it could be a good thing to get some vegetables for this season. Moreover, for the very first time, one of our banana tree got some bananas! They didn’t get big enough to be eaten but it was so cool to have them in the tree! In late September, we had our last tomatoes. After them, we decided to plant coliflowers and broccolis on this side of the garden, separated by some leeks. We also planted some spinach where we used to…

  • Gingerbread Cookies

    Every year for Christmas time, I enjoy baking those gingerbread cookies. They are part of my routine for the holiday season since I am a child. We used to prepare those ones with my familly and this is a nice tradition to share with kids. This recipe is for 85 small cookies. Ingredients: 350 g all purpose flour 175 g brown sugar 125 g butter 1 egg + 15 g egg white 4 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon cacao powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 tablespoon water 100 g icing sugar Recipe: Place the honey, butter, brown sugar and water in a mixing bowl and heat them…

  • Orange Mousse

    This orange mousse recipe for 8 people is delicious. Fresh, light and acid, this is the perfect dessert after big generous winter meals. You can add some orange zests on top or crystallized orange zests, even dark chocolate shaving. Ingredients: 2 oranges 4 eggs 50 cl milk 125 g sugar 75 g all purpose flour Recipe: Separate the eggs whites and eggs yolks in 2 different mixing bowl. Add 50 g sugar to the egg yolks and whisk. Add the flour and whish again. Grate the orange zests and place them in a sauce pan with the milk. Press the orange juice, add it to the eggs yolks and mix.…

  • Caramel Babka

    I discovered Babka on Instagram and I immediately felt in love this gorgeous brioche! It comes from Eastern Europe countries and it was so beautiful and seemend so tasty that I really wanted to make one too. So, when I received a large amount of salted caramel spread, I have decided to prepare a Caramel Babka… Ingredients for the Babka: 200 g flour T55 150 g flour T45 2 eggs 80 g butter 40 g sugar 90 ml water 5.5 g express yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 3-4 tablespoons salted caramel spread Ingredients for the topping: 2 cl water 20 g sugar Recipe: In a bowl, combine the yeast with water.…

  • Celeriac broth and Morteau sausage

    This recipe is a special comfort broth full of calories for cold winter days, my favorite soup after long hikes. You can replace the perled barley by einkorn and chicken stock cube by vegetables stock cube. Ingredients for 4 people: 2 Morteau sausages 75 g pearled barley 2 carrots 1 celeriac 1.5 L water 1 chicken stock cube 1 bouquet garni (thyme, sage and bay leaf) Parsley Salt & black pepper Recipe: Peel and cut the vegetables in small cubes. Cut the sausages in large slices. Brown the sausages in a big pan at medium-high temperature for 5 minutes. Add the vegetables and the chicken stock. Mix and let cook…

  • Autumn Salad

    You already know how much I enjoy salads and in autumn, a lot of tastes are delicious to combine together. Here is a recipe I have created during the second lock down and that you should really try if you like bacon and apples. Ingredients for 2 people: 170 g salad 1 apple 1 shallot 4 brown mushrooms 5 bacon slices 4 tablespoons rice 2 tablespoons seeds (pine, flax, sunflower, squash, sesame and chia) 2 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon mapple syrup 5 parsley branches black pepper Recipe: Wash and cut your salad. Cook your rice (10 minutes in boiling water,…

  • Roasted Butternut Squash

    In autumn, I really enjoy to cook squash of all kind. One of my favorite is the butternut squash that you can roast with red onions and herbs. Really simple to prepare, I recommend you to chose an organic squash so you can keep the skin. This recipe is for 2-3 people if you don’t eat anything else or 4-5 if you serve it with something else. Ingredients: 1 butternut squash 1 red onion 1 thyme branch 60 g pine seeds 10 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt or 1 tablespoon Maggi Liquid seasoning Recipe: Preheat the oven…