• Corn Soup

    Autumn is my favorite season for soups, you can still use summer vegetables while the weather is slowly cooling down, so why not cooking a corn soup? This recipe is not mine but comes from a friend, I was really curious the first time I saw her cooking this and seemed so good that I wanted to try it too! Hope you will enjoy it as much as I do… Ingredients: 4 potatoes 2 onions 2 garlic cloves 7 bacon slices 17.5 oz corn 1 vegetable stock cube 1 chicken stock cube 2-4 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups water salt & black pepper Recipe: Cut the potatoes in small dices…

  • Raspberry Grapefruit Lemonade

    For a refreshing and tasty drink, opt for the lemonade. I tried this one during summer combining raspberry and grapefruit and really enjoyed it! For the sparkling water, we have a sodastream at home, means that we make our own, but you can use the one you are used to (select one not too much salty). I have added some white beet sugar but you can also use superfine sugar (same quantity) or brown sugar (1 teaspoon). Ingredients for 2 glasses: 20 raspberries 1 grapefruit 1 glass sparkling water 1 tablespoon sugar Recipe: Squeeze the grapefruit and add it in a blender with 15 raspberries and the sugar. Mix until…

  • Niçoise Salad

    The Niçoise Salad name comes from South of France with Nice city. It is a very good salad for late spring and summer, easy to prepare and tasty. Ingredients for 2 people: A handful of Green Beans 4 sardines in oil (3.5 oz total) 14 black olives 2 eggs 2 salad leaves 1 tomatoe 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon thyme 1 teaspoon Maggi Liquid seasonning 1 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Make boil water in a saucepan and add your eggs, reduce the heat to medium-low and let it cook for 9 minutes until hard. Remove the hot water and add cold…

  • Summer Tuna

    Looking for a fresh and tasty meal for summer? My Tuna recipe will give you a taste of summer holidays on exotic islands… Ingredients for 2 people: 2 albacore tuna steaks 1 big yellow tomato 2 black cocktail tomatoes 1/2 cucumber 1/4 onion 1/2 grapefruit 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 10 coriander leaves 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon golden sesame seeds Recipe: Chop the onion and place it in a bowl with the olive oil, black pepper, Maggi liquid seasoning and half grapefruit juice (keep some juice for the end of the recipe). Cut the cucumber and tomatoes in cubes shapes…

  • Salmon Tartare

    Since the first time I tried raw fish with sushis, I have started to eat all kind of raw fish in many kind of recipes. I love it in so many ways: sushis, sashimis, makis, carpaccio and tartare… This one is really simple to realize and not too much expensive. Beware when you buy your fresh salmon, it has to be really fresh to be eaten raw! Moreover, chose an organic or wild smoked salmon. Ingredients for 2 people: 7 oz fresh salmon 3.5 oz smoked salmon 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tomatoe (or 4 cocktail tomatoes) 1/2 shallot 1 tablespoon parsley 1 teaspoon thyme 1…

  • White Fish & Nectarine Salad

    Do you use fish and fruits together for making salads? I love to combine those ingredients and this white fish and nectarine salad is perfect for summer! Really fresh and tasty, I made this one with aneth but you can also change it for coriander or parsley. Ingredients: 7 oz white fish (haddock is perfect) 8 cocktail tomatoes 5 muchrooms 2 carrots 1/2 cucumber 1 shallot 1 small salad (1/2 romaine lettuce here) 1 nectarine 2 tablespoons fresh herbs (coriander, aneth or parsley) 2 tablespoons seeds (sunflower, marrow, pine nuts) 4 tablespoons Maggi Liquid seasoning 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon dry thyme 1 tablespoon black pepper Recipe: In a…

  • Poached Egg Salad

    If you love salad, bacon and poached eggs, this recipe is for you. It is really tasty and fresh. Moreover,in this post, I give you my secret for perfect poached eggs! I tried many times before finding the perfect way to make it. Some people add white vinegar in the water but it gave strong taste to the egg, what I do not really enjoy. I finally found how to make it only with water and without using any complicated technique… Ingredients for 2 salads: 2 eggs 3.5 oz basmati rice 8 salad leafs 2 tomatoes 1 spring onion or 1/2 shallot 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons parmezan cheese…

  • Melon & Cucumber Gazpacho

    Gazpacho is a cold soup that Italians serve in summer. The original recipe is made with tomatoes but this one with melon and cucumber is really good too! Ingredients for 4 glasses: 1 melon 1/3 cucumber 1 spring onion 2 basil leafs 2 country ham slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 2 salt pinches 4-5 grounds of pepper mill Recipe: Peel the cucumber and remove the melon from its skin. Cut in big pieces and place in a blender. Cut the spring onion in big pieces too but keep a little part of the green for the topping of your glass and chop it. Place the spring…

  • Strawberries Milkshake

    Easy and quick to realise, milkshakes are a good way to eat fruits and dairy produces. My favorite one is made with Strawberries… Chose mature fruits for better taste and whole milk for creamy texture. Ingredients for 2 glasses: 1 cup strawberries 6 fl oz milk 2 tablespoons sugar 6 ice cubes Recipe: Add all the ingredients in your blender in this order: strawberries, milk, sugar and ice cubes. Blend for 30-40 seconds until everything is combined. Serve in glasses and drink! For foodies, you can also use whipped cream for topping and fresh fruits chopped…

  • Cabbage & Quinoa Salad

    Quinoa is super cool to use in salads. This one with cabbages and tomatoes has a nice taste and is full of colors, perfect for spring meals! There are different kinds of quinoa and mine is white but you can use another one like the black. Same for the cabbage, I have chosen chinese and red cabbage but you can also add some white one. If you want it to be vegan, juste replace the Mozzarella with Tofu. Ingredients for 6 bowls (starters) or 2 plates (mains): 1 cup quinoa 4 cups water 4 chinese cabbage leafs 6 red cabbage leafs 2 yellow hairloom tomatoes 1 mozzarella 1 spring onion…