• Orange Jam

    During winter, I really appreciate the orange jam taste. Moreover, it smell so good in my kitchen when I prepare some… You really should try my recipe which is not so easy and take a lot of time so be patient. For orange jam, the amount of granulated sugar must be half the oranges weight (Example: if you have 500 g of oranges like the 2 oranges I have here, you have to use 250 g granulated sugar). Something very important: use organic oranges because you will need to use the skin. Ingredients: 2 oranges (500 g) 250 g granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract water Recipe: Wash your oranges…

  • Green Cabbage Soup

    In winter, there is nothing better than the smell of a soup gently cooking in the kitchen. It reminds me a lot of child souvenirs with my family so I love to cook some soup at home. Here is a delicious and easy green cabbage soup. The recipe here is for 6 people. Ingredients: 1 green cabbage 1 onion 2 carrots 2 potatoes 4 bacon slices 2 L water 1 chicken stock cube 10 g butter 1 bouquet garni (thyme, sage, bay leaf) 4 parsley branches black pepper Recipe: Peel and chop the onion. Peel and cut the carrots and potatoes in cubes. Wash and cut the green cabbage in…

  • Tagliatelles & Forest Sauce

    After home-made gnocchis, I really wanted to try home-made tagliatelles. Here is a recipe for those who don’t own a pasta maker, you can do everything only with a rolling pin. The recipe is for 2-3-4 people. Ingredients for the pastas: 200 g all purpose flour 2 eggs 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt water Ingredients for the sauce: 240 g tomatoes 9 brown mushrooms 1-2 garlic clove 100 g lardons 1 small onion 3 branches parsley 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning black pepper grounded parmesan cheese Recipe: In a mixing bowl, add the flour and salt and mix. Make a hole in the center and add the eggs…

  • Celeriac broth and Morteau sausage

    This recipe is a special comfort broth full of calories for cold winter days, my favorite soup after long hikes. You can replace the perled barley by einkorn and chicken stock cube by vegetables stock cube. Ingredients for 4 people: 2 Morteau sausages 75 g pearled barley 2 carrots 1 celeriac 1.5 L water 1 chicken stock cube 1 bouquet garni (thyme, sage and bay leaf) Parsley Salt & black pepper Recipe: Peel and cut the vegetables in small cubes. Cut the sausages in large slices. Brown the sausages in a big pan at medium-high temperature for 5 minutes. Add the vegetables and the chicken stock. Mix and let cook…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Love Potion

    As Harry Potter fans, my husband and I decided to create our own love potions as guest gifts for our wedding. We have founded many different recipes and finally tried to create something that seemed to be good. And it was a success after a few combinations. So here is the final good result for delicious love potions… Ingredients for 600ml (4 glasses): 2 tablespoons dry hibiscus flowers 500 ml water 120 ml sparkling water 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 10 tablespoons concentrated strawberry syrup 3 teaspoons concentrated mint syrup Recipe: Pour the water in a saucepan and make it boil. Turn off the heat and add the…

  • 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…

  • Smoked Salmon Salad

    A few years ago, my husband and I combined smoked salmon with mint leaves and grapefruit to preapre kind of a carpaccio. It was so good that we decided to convert it into a fresh and tasty summer salad! You can also add some shrimps or tomatoes, it is really good also. Ingredients for 2 people: 4 smoked salmon slices 1/2 grapefruit 1 small salad 10 mint leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon poppy seeds Recipe: Wash and cut your salad, then, place it in your plates. Cut the salmon in small pieces and add it to the salad. Using a knife, remove the grapefruit…