• Corn Soup

    Autumn is my favorite season for soups, you can still use summer vegetables while the weather is slowly cooling down, so why not cooking a corn soup? This recipe is not mine but comes from a friend, I was really curious the first time I saw her cooking this and seemed so good that I wanted to try it too! Hope you will enjoy it as much as I do… Ingredients: 4 potatoes 2 onions 2 garlic cloves 7 bacon slices 17.5 oz corn 1 vegetable stock cube 1 chicken stock cube 2-4 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups water salt & black pepper Recipe: Cut the potatoes in small dices…

  • Italian Pasta Salad

    Everyone knows that pasta is a big part of the Italian cuisine. There are so many ways to cook them and so many kind of pastas… If you follow my blog since the begining, you already know that I enjoy salads so I wanted to share this one with you before the last summer days are gone: my Italian Pasta Salad! Ingredients: 5 salad leaves (Romaine or Iceberg) 5 Parma ham slices 10 cocktail tomatoes 25 black olives 2 eggs 1/2 shallott 9 oz Orecchiette pastas 2 tablespoons grated Grana Padano Cheese 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Maggi Liquid Seasoning 1…

  • Trout Puff Pastry Braid

    For starter or aperitif, the trout puff pastry braid can be made quickly and easily. Perfect if you don’t have plenty of time to prepare a meal but want something nice. For the dill, I used fresh one but you can also use drained. Ingredients: 1 puff pastry 7 oz smoked trout (8 slices) 3.5 oz ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon light cream (4%) 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 3 tablespoons grounded fresh dill 3 tablespoons pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1 egg yolk Recipe: Preheat the oven at 374°F (190°C). In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, light cream, aneth, pepper and salt. Place a greaseproof paper in a drip pan…

  • Cupcakes

    There is something I will always remember from Montreal: Itsi-Bitsi’s cupcakes! Unfortunately, they are closed now, but it remains a good souvenir… When I came back to France, I haven’t been able to find any place for cupcakes so I decided to do mine. Here is a simple recipe with butter icing that you can color the way you like. Ingredients for 6 cupcakes: Cakes: 1 egg 1.7 oz sugar 1.7 oz butter 2 oz flour 0.2 oz baking powder 0.2 vanilla sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1.4 oz chocolate 2 tablespoons water Icing: 2.8 oz butter 9.8 oz icing sugar 2 teaspoons rice milk food colouring (the color you…

  • White Bread

    What is better than home-made bread for breakfast? When it is still warm just out of the oven… My husband made some a few days ago and I have been lucky to watch him preparing and help for topping! For the flour, we used a fluid one and for the yeast, we have chosen a fast one. Ingredients: 8.5 oz flour 0.2 oz salt 5.5 fl oz water 0.2 oz yeast Recipe: In a mixing bowl, place de flour and salt. Add the yeast and mix it. Add the water bit by bit kneading but keep a few for later (0.5 fl oz). Knead for 20-30 minutes, then, add the…

  • Vegan Matcha Maleines

    I am not Vegan but I enjoy trying new recipes and tastes. So I looked for a Vegan recipe with Matcha and found one for a cake. I changed some of the proportions and ingredients a few times before finding the best way to make it. For example, the original recipe is sugar free so I added some. As you will see in the pictures, I tried with milk rice and sunflower oil, but let me advice you that it is not the better way to make it! Milk rice is tasteless and sunflower oil too strong. I changed it for coconut milk (sooo good) and grape seed oil (perfect…

  • Oatmeal Cookies

    Do you love cookies? I do! Especially oatmeal cookies… It is a very good way to start your day with a lot of energy in a small amount of food. Easy to do, I chose organic oatmeal and eggs for a better taste and do prefer regular salted butter to unsalted one. I know there are a lot of recipes for this kind of cookies but I found in this one the perfect taste for me. You can also freeze your cookies if you want to keep some ready for further days. Quite simple: follow all the recipe but stop yourself before baking; when your dough balls are ready, place…