• 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…

  • Winter Chicken Stew

    What a better season than winter to cook stews? I enjoy to cook them during cold days, even more when it is rainning outside. This is the top comfort food: it heat the kitchen, smells good and taste good! Here is my recipe for a delicious Chicken Stew with Cabbage… For the white wine that you will need for the recipe, I suggest you to use one that you also enjoy to drink with your meal. If you don’t want to use wine, you can also use 1 tablespoon cider vinegar mixed with water (this is what I did the last time I cooked it). Note: This recipe is for…

  • 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…