• 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…

  • Barley Soup

    The last time I have visited my Canadian Grand Parents, my Grand Pa’ did his delicious barley soup for dinner. It was so tasty that I still remember the smell and taste today even if it was 4 years ago. Here is my version of Barley Soup because I have changed a few ingredients and also because his soup is so much more delicious… Ingredients for 4 people: 1 onion 3 carrots 3 tomatoes 3 celery sticks 2 garlic cloves 120 g pearled barley 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 L water 1 bouquet garni (thyme, rosemary, sage and bay leaf) 1 chicken stock cube black pepper Recipe: Peel the onion,…

  • Shirred Eggs

    This is one of our favorite starters of all times. So easy to prepare and delicious, you can also use a bit of truffle oil to add on top in the end just before serving. For a meatless version, use mushrooms instead of lardons. Ingredients: 2 eggs 100 g lardons 1 onion 20 cl liquid cream 12% 1 small salad 6 chives pieces 2 teaspoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon mix spices (ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove) 1 teaspoon dry thyme black pepper 5 g butter olive oil Recipe: Preheat the oven at 220°C. Peel and chop the onion. In a fry pan at medium-high…

  • Mushrooms Tart

    I really enjoy tarts of all kind, they are really easy to prepare and can be made with a lot of products depending on your taste. I usually prepare Quiche Lorraine, a french tart made with lardons and wanted to prepare one without meat. So here is a delicious mushrooms tart that can be made in autumn. Ingredients for 4 people: 1 puff pastry 14 brown mushrooms 3 eggs 1 shallot 1 garlic clove 20 cl milk 20 cl crème fraîche 4-5 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 handfull parsley 10 g butter balck pepper salt Recipe: Preheat the oven at 180°C. Peel and chop the shallot and garlic clove. Wash…

  • Gingerbread Muffins

    I really wanted to cook those delicious muffins since a while so when our weekend plans were canceled, I decided to make some for the very first time. If you are a gingerbread fan, you really should cook them too! Ingredients for 12 muffins: 115 g maple syrup 60 g butter 185 g flour T45 50 g brown sugar 11 g baking powder 50 g liquid cream or yogurt 60 ml milk 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon grounded cloves 1/2 teaspoon grounded cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon grounded ginger Hard maple nuggets Recipe: Preheat the oven at 210°C. Pour the maple syrup and butter in a sauce pan…

  • Gnocchis & Pistou

    I really enjoy Italian recipes and those homemade gnocchis are so good that I will probably never buy some already prepared anymore! This recipe is for 4 people or 2 very hungry as we were when we made them… Ingredients for the Gnocchis: 500 g potatoes 200 g flour T45 1 egg 25 g butter 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 pinch grounded nutmeg 1 pinch salt 1 pinch black pepper Ingredients for the Pistou Sauce: A large amount of basil leaves 2 garlic cloves 10 tablespoons olive oil 5 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 pinch salt Recipe: For the gnocchis, wash your potatoes if they are very small and that…

  • Mimosa Eggs

    Mimosa eggs are really easy and fast to prepare. Perfect for an aperitif, brunch or starter for your lunch or dinner. Ingredients for 6 eggs: 6 eggs 4 tablespoons french mayonnaise 1 teaspoon paprika powder 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 chives pieces water Recipe: Put your eggs in a sauce pan and cover them with water. Place the sauce pan on the burner at high temperature. When it is boiling, reduce the heat at medium-high and let cook 10 minutes. When the cooking is over, remove the water from the sauce pan and add some cold water inside with your eggs. Let it cool down beside for 5 minutes. Remove…

  • Green Tomatoes Jam

    This autumn, we had a lot of tomatoes in our garden that would not turn red but remained green. I hate food waste so I when I heard about that green tomatoes could be cooked into jam, I have decided to make some with mine. Ingredients: 1.7 kg green tomatoes (not mature) 1 kg granulated sugar 10 cl water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Recipe: Wash your tomatoes, remove the stem and cut them in big pieces. Pour them into a big sauce pan with the sugar, water and vanilla extract. Place the sauce pan on the burner at high temperature (but not the highest because it will burn). Mix with…

  • London Fog

    The London Fog is a delicious lavender chaï latte tea really easy to prepare that will warm you up for cold rainy days… Ingredients for 2 mugs: 1 tea bag (usually black tea but I did mine with green tea) 1 tablespoon dry lavender 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 10 cl milk 30 cl water Recipe: Boil water and pour it in a mixing bowl. Plunge inside the bowl the herbal tea bag, the lavender, the honey and the vanilla. Mix with a spoon and let infuse. During this time, pour the milk on a sauce pan and place it on the burner at medium temperature. As…

  • Salad & Potatoes Hotpot

    Until October 2020, I never cooked salad before but always ate it cold and raw. Let me tell you that I have missed something and here is my recipe for Salad & Potatoes Hotpot! You can replace the chicken ham by lardons for more taste or even pine nuts if you prefer a vegetarian version. For a dairy free meal, just use some oil instead of butter, remove the liquid cream and use some water instead of it. Ingredients for 2-3 people: 3 sucrine lettuces 4-5 potatoes 1 shallot 1 garlic clove 1 chicken stock cube 10 cl liquid cream 20 g butter 2 slices chicken ham black pepper Recipe:…