• 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…

  • Raw White Fish Salad

    For a fresh and tasty summer fish salad, try my recipe with raw Sea Bream marinated, cucumber, green zebra tomatoes, red onions and grapefruit! Ingredients for 2 people: 1 Royal Sea Bream (2 nets) 1 cucumber 4 Green Zebra tomatoes 1 red onion 1/2 grapefruit 10-15 leaves coriander 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Prepare the fish nets removing the skin. Rinse them and cut them in cubes. Chop the onion and cut the coriander. Place them with the fish in a plater or bowl and add the olive oil, Maggi liquid seasoning and black pepper. Mix everything together. Using a knife,…

  • Summer Salad

    With those three vegetables and only a few more ingredients, you will have the perfect fresh summer salad for warm days lunch! Quick and easy to prepare, this recipe is for 2 people. Ingredients: 1 cucumber 1 melon 2 tomatoes 10 mint leaves 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Cut your melon in two parts and remove the seeds. Peel it and cut it in cubes. Remove also the skin from your cucumber and cut it with the tomatoes in cubes too. Chop the mint leaves. In a salad bowl, pour the olive oil and Maggi liquid seasoning and mix. Add all…

  • 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…

  • Mexican Tortillas

    Want to cook home-made Mexican tortillas including the dough? Here is my recipe for a tasty tortilla a bit different from the original one. If we were not in quarantine when I made them, I would have probably changed a few things for the garnish but here, I did it with what I had at home. I have read 15-20 different recipes in french, english and spanish to compare the different ways to create and cook the dough, quantities, proportions of liquid and solid, cooking time, techniques… I finally made a mix getting inspired by my readings and what I thought would be good for me. Mexicans use masa harina…

  • No-knead casserole Bread

    Want a perfect bread and easy to do? Here is my recipe for the easiest no-knead casserole Bread. The hardest thing is to wait before eating… I added some corn flour because I had some but you can do it using only wheat flour. Ingredients: 220 g T45 wheat flour 220 g T55 wheat flour 10 g corn flour 5.5 g express yeast 10 g salt 400 g water Recipe: In a salad bowl, combine the yeast with water using a spatula. Add the four and salt and combine all the ingredients together until it forms a dough. Cover the bowl with cellophane and let it rise for 6h30-8h (it…

  • Meringues

    Last Sunday, I published the Hélenettes recipe telling you that you could use the egg white for Meringues, so, here is my Meringues recipe! This recipe comes from Italy and meringues are perfect for dessert (placed on ice-cream) or with coffee. I also enjoy to add 1 teaspoon dry thyme so you can use them with a cocktail, wine or champagne glass before your meal! Here, you can prepare between 60 and 80 meringues. Hope you will enjoy. Ingredients: 2 egg-whites 120 g sugar Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 210°F (100°C). Whip egg-whites to a light mousse. Slowly add the sugar still whipping, stop when it became hard and bright.…

  • Salmon Dim Sum & Zucchinis

    I never made Dim Sum before, this was the very first time I tried to make some. Already tasted and ate some in restaurants or even at home with delivery, but, creating those chinese raviolis was really exciting and not complicated at all! Here is my recipe with salmon and zucchinis… Since I didn’t have fresh salmon but only frozen one I cooked it a little bit before adding it to the ravioli, but if you can, use some fresh one and add it fresh in the ravioli. Here, the recipe is for 2 people, means 8 raviolis each. Ingredients for 2 people: 70 g rice flour 30 g corn…

  • Easter Eggs & Marshmallows

    As a lot of people in France and around the world, because of confinement due to coronavirus, I couldn’t get out to buy some chocolat Easter eggs this year. So, I have decided to do my own! Here is my recipe for home-made Easter Eggs filled with marshmallows! To make your chocolate eggs, you will need a special Easter Eggs silicone cake pan or at least, a pop cakes pan as me. This recipe is for 10-12 eggs (if using a pop cakes pan) and 35-40 small marshmallows. Ingredients: 15 g edible gelatine 6 cl water 125 g sugar 6 cl corn syrup (I used maple syrup) 1/2 teaspoon liquid…