• Beetroot Verrine

    Something great about Beetroots is that you can eat them all year long. They are perfect for salads and starters but can also be used for main courses or even cakes! Here is my recipe for a delicious starter or aperitif. Ingredients for 2 verrines: 250 g beetroot (2-3 beetroots depending on their size) 1/2 shallot 10 ml olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1/2 tablespoon black pepper Recipe: As a reminder, it is way better when your beetroots spent a fex hours in the fridge before doing this recipe (it will be really fresh). Peel the shallot and use only…

  • Cannelés

    Cannelés are small little cakes that come from Bordeaux, a beautiful city in France on the Atlantic coast. They are usually ate for breakfast, tea time or with a coffee in the end of your meal. Here is my recipe for 16 big Cannelés. You will need a Cannelés cake pan to cook them, I am using a silicone one because it is easiest to remove the cakes in the end but you can also use a traditionnal copper cake pan (if so, don’t forget to grease it and dust with flour before pouring the dough inside). With this recipe, you will have 2 eggs whites left so don’t hesitate…

  • Clementine Fondant

    If you enjoyed my orange cake recipe, here is another version with clementine. This is the first fondant I ever cooked when I was only 15 years old and I still enjoy this recipe so easy that you can’t fail! Ingredients: 4 clementines 3 eggs 150 g flour T45 150 g butter 150 g sugar 20 g icing sugar 11 g baking powder Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C. In a big mixing bowl, beat the eggs with sugar using a whisk, then, add the flour, baking powder and melted butter. Wash and zest 3 clementines before squeezing them. Add the clementine zests and juice into the dough and mix.…

  • Carrot Tops Soup

    Don’t throw away your carrot tops anymore! You can cook them for a delicious soup with onion and potatoes… The first time I have seen someone cooking this, it was my former Chef, where I used to work a few years ago. It seemed so good that I really had to make some too and as it was a success, here is my recipe! Ingredients: All the carrot tops from 6 carrots 3 potatoes 1 onion 1 chicken stock cube (or vegetable) 75 cl water 20 g butter 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon creme fraiche (optional) Recipe: Peel and chop the onion. Peel and cut the potatoes in cubes.…

  • Foie Gras Tapas

    I am lucky to live at only 4 hours of driving from Spain border. And luckily, from the East Spain border so San Sebastian, the city known for its delicious tapas!!! A few years ago we had a fantastic road trip in North Spain where we discovered those incredible tapas in Pamplona: Foie Gras tapas… We enjoyed them so much that we decided to cook them at home and it was a success. Finally, I am now sharing this incredible recipe with you, perfect for a starter! Ingredients for 4 tapas: 4 frozen Foie Gras escalopes 1 Green Apple (Granny Smith) 1 brown onion 4 slices of bread French Baguette…

  • Carrot Cake

    When I was working as a cook in a hotel, I was the person in charge of the breakfast. I was cooking everything “home-made” from jams to juices, fruit salads, cakes, cookies and granola. I really enjoyed my job but since I am allergic to a lot of things, I could’nt taste most of the food I cooked including a beautiful carrot cake that I really wanted to eat. So, I changed the recipe at home for me and it was delicious! Here is it, tasty and sweet… Ingredients for the cake: 2 carrots 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 100 g almond powder 20 g whole almonds 20 g…

  • Celeriac & Pear Velouté

    Do you enjoy mixing vegetables with fruits? I love that and since I had some celeriac and pears in my fridge, I thought that it should be delicious to mix them together. So I made a Celeriac & Pear Velouté, which was a success. Here is my recipe so you can try it too! Ingredients: 1 celeriac 2 pears 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube 1 L water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon muscade 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Peel and chop the onion and garlic. Peel and cut the celeriac. Place a big sauce pan on the burner at medium high temperature and…

  • Swedish Oatmeal Cookies

    Have you already been to Ikea? They sell delicious Swedish Oeatmeal Cookies I am in love with. I have been able to find the perfect combination of ingredients to make some on my own and it was a huge success! So, here is my recipe for 20 delicious cookies… Ingredients: 120 g brown sugar 85 g oatmeal 80 g butter 30 g all purpose flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C. Melt the butter in a sauce pan and keep beside. In a mixing bowl, combine the oatmeal with sugar, flour and baking powder. Add the egg, then, the butter and combine evrything together.…

  • Potato Chips

    As a potato chips lover, when I received a large amount of potatoes during the second lock down, I have decided to make some. It takes some time but it is quite good! Ingredients: 600g potatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika powder Recipe: Peel the potatoes and cut them in very thin slices using a slicer. Place them in a large bowl with water, wash them, remove the water and add some new one. Let them rest in the water for 15 minutes. Preheat the oven at 190°C. Then, remove the water and dry the potatoes on a tea towel using…

  • Smoked Herring Salad

    I really enjoy smoked herring and wanted to create a tasty autumn-winter salad to eat some. So, I have decided to mix quinoa with potatoes and an apple to add to my smoked herring and it was a total success! This recipe is for 2 people for a small starter salad or 1 individual big salad. Ingredients: 1 smoked herring fillet 3 potatoes 1 apple 50 g quinoa 1 shallot 1 tablespoon pine seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil a few fresh parsley black pepper Recipe: Peel and cut your potatoes in cubes. Wash them and place them in a saucepan with a large amount of water. Make it boil on…