• 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:…

  • Almonds Crunch

    Those almonds crunch are perfect for tea time or with a coffee in the end of your meal. Crunchy and tasty, you will fall in love with them… Ingredients: 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 125 g sugar 125 g flour 40 g soft butter 70 g almond powder 80 g whole almonds 20 g flaked almonds 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Recipe: In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients (excption for 1 egg yolk) using a wooden spatula. Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Preheat the oven at 200°C. Spread the dough on a baking tray covered by a baking paper. Using a brush, spread the…

  • Chocolate Macaroons

    The first time I did chocolate macaroons, I was only 16 years old. During this time, I begun to cook cakes and sweet bites every weekend. As you may imagine, my family was really happy about it, not only I was cooking but also making new desserts every week! Ingredients for 10 small macaroons: 1 egg white 60 g icing sugar 35 g almond powder 5 g caco powder 40 g dark chocolate 35 g butter 2.5 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 150°C. In a mixing bowl, combine the icing sugar, almond poweder and caco powder together. In another one, beat the egg white until stiff. Gently…

  • Minestrone style soup

    Minestrone soup is an Italian soup made with good summer vegetables. Usually made with tomatoes, carrotts, onions, leeks, zucchinis, beens, garlic and pastas, I made this one with some products from my garden. Ingredients for 4 people: 6 small carrots 4 small tomatoes 1 and 1/2 onion 2 garlic cloves 1.3L water 1 chicken stock cube 65 g small pastas 150 g mix dry red lentils, green lentils, split peas, mungo beans, black beans, white beans, barley and spelt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bouquet garni (fresh thyme+bay leaf) 12 basil leaves 1 teaspoon black pepper Some grated parmesan cheese Recipe: Chop the onions, carrots and garlic. Place a sauce…

  • Spinach & Quinoa Salad

    I really enjoy to add some quinoa to my salads and since I have planted some spinach in my garden this year, I have decided to prepare a tasty salad with them and my dad’s hens eggs. Nothing else is better than fresh products from the garden! I am also lucky to have a big basil plant from which I took some leaves for this recipe. Ingredients for 1 salad: 60 g quinoa 1 mozzarella 6 cocktail tomatoes 1/2 shallot 1 egg a handfull of spinach 4 basil leaves 1 tablespoon seeds (flax, sunflower, marrow, sesame and chia) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid…

  • Pound Cake

    A star cake for all children who want to cook themselves, the pound cake is quick and simple to prepare and can be eaten from breakfast to dinner! Ingredients: 3 eggs 170 g sugar 170 g butter 150 g flour 11 g baking powder 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C (355°F). Melt the butter in a saucepan. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Grease a cake pan and pour the dough inside. Place in the oven and bake it for 35 minutes. When it is ready, remove from the oven and let cool down before removing from the pan and serving.

  • Home-made Burgers

    Everybody knows how to make a burger, but do you know how to make the bread? Here is the perfect recipe to prepare home-made Burgers including bread! On my pictures, I have prepared the dough for 4 burgers but since we were 2 people eating the other ingredients shown are for 2 people. Because of this, you may see a difference between the picture and the ingredients I wrote for the recipe for 4 burgers. Ingredients for 4 burgers: 250 g flour (I used 60 g T45 & 190 g T55) 50 g sugar 100 g lukewarm milk 5.5 g express yeast 55 g butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg…

  • Strawberries Meringue Cake

    Finally we are approaching my favorite fruits season and to celebrate it, I have created my own dessert: a Strawberries Meringue Cake! If you try it, be advice that you will have a little more meringue and vanilla cream than needed to create the cake because I wasn’t sure about if I would like to cover the sides or not. You will need a blowtorch to burn the meringue and a circle cake pan between 20 and 25 cm size. Ingredients: 6 eggs 30 g flour T45 (+ 3 tablespoons) 165 g sugar (+ 3tablespoons) 40 cl milk 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 5 g butter 6 strawberries Recipe: Prepare…

  • French Baguette

    If you want some fresh baked bread but don’t have plenty of time to make it, then this recipe will be perfect for you. This is the fastest and easiest way to prepare French Baguettes without kneading and without a special pan. Ingredients: 375 g flour T55 30 cl warm water 5.5 g fast yeast 8 g salt Recipe: In a mixing bowl, combine the yeast with warm water using a spatula and let rest for 2 minutes. Add the flour and combine, then the salt and combine again. Place a pan with warm water in your cold oven, place beside your mixing bowl with the dough and cover it…

  • Canadian Sugar Pie

    The Canadian Sugar Pie comes from the French part of the country and is a traditionnal dessert during Christmas and in sugar shacks in springtime… I didn’t eat one since my last trip to Canada in 2016, so almost 4 years now! Since I had some mapple sugar at home, I have decided to make some for the first time! If you don’t have maple sugar, don’t worry, you can also use brown sugar (or sucre vergeoise in France). Ingredients: 270 g flour 155 g soft butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cl water 1 egg 180 g maple sugar 25 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 355°F (180°C).…