• 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…

  • 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…

  • Autumn Salad

    You already know how much I enjoy salads and in autumn, a lot of tastes are delicious to combine together. Here is a recipe I have created during the second lock down and that you should really try if you like bacon and apples. Ingredients for 2 people: 170 g salad 1 apple 1 shallot 4 brown mushrooms 5 bacon slices 4 tablespoons rice 2 tablespoons seeds (pine, flax, sunflower, squash, sesame and chia) 2 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon mapple syrup 5 parsley branches black pepper Recipe: Wash and cut your salad. Cook your rice (10 minutes in boiling water,…

  • 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,…

  • Shirred Eggs

    This is one of our favorite starters of all times. So easy to prepare and delicious, you can also use a bit of truffle oil to add on top in the end just before serving. For a meatless version, use mushrooms instead of lardons. Ingredients: 2 eggs 100 g lardons 1 onion 20 cl liquid cream 12% 1 small salad 6 chives pieces 2 teaspoons grounded parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon mix spices (ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove) 1 teaspoon dry thyme black pepper 5 g butter olive oil Recipe: Preheat the oven at 220°C. Peel and chop the onion. In a fry pan at medium-high…

  • Mimosa Eggs

    Mimosa eggs are really easy and fast to prepare. Perfect for an aperitif, brunch or starter for your lunch or dinner. Ingredients for 6 eggs: 6 eggs 4 tablespoons french mayonnaise 1 teaspoon paprika powder 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 chives pieces water Recipe: Put your eggs in a sauce pan and cover them with water. Place the sauce pan on the burner at high temperature. When it is boiling, reduce the heat at medium-high and let cook 10 minutes. When the cooking is over, remove the water from the sauce pan and add some cold water inside with your eggs. Let it cool down beside for 5 minutes. Remove…

  • 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…

  • London Fog

    The London Fog is a delicious lavender chaï latte tea really easy to prepare that will warm you up for cold rainy days… Ingredients for 2 mugs: 1 tea bag (usually black tea but I did mine with green tea) 1 tablespoon dry lavender 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 10 cl milk 30 cl water Recipe: Boil water and pour it in a mixing bowl. Plunge inside the bowl the herbal tea bag, the lavender, the honey and the vanilla. Mix with a spoon and let infuse. During this time, pour the milk on a sauce pan and place it on the burner at medium temperature. As…