• 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Salad & Potatoes Hotpot

    Until October 2020, I never cooked salad before but always ate it cold and raw. Let me tell you that I have missed something and here is my recipe for Salad & Potatoes Hotpot! You can replace the chicken ham by lardons for more taste or even pine nuts if you prefer a vegetarian version. For a dairy free meal, just use some oil instead of butter, remove the liquid cream and use some water instead of it. Ingredients for 2-3 people: 3 sucrine lettuces 4-5 potatoes 1 shallot 1 garlic clove 1 chicken stock cube 10 cl liquid cream 20 g butter 2 slices chicken ham black pepper Recipe:…

  • Home-made Burgers

    Everybody knows how to make a burger, but do you know how to make the bread? Here is the perfect recipe to prepare home-made Burgers including bread! On my pictures, I have prepared the dough for 4 burgers but since we were 2 people eating the other ingredients shown are for 2 people. Because of this, you may see a difference between the picture and the ingredients I wrote for the recipe for 4 burgers. Ingredients for 4 burgers: 250 g flour (I used 60 g T45 & 190 g T55) 50 g sugar 100 g lukewarm milk 5.5 g express yeast 55 g butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg…

  • 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…

  • Périgourdine Salad

    The Périgourdine Salad comes from Périgord in France in an region called Dordogne. The place is well known for its beautiful nature, old stone towns and castles, but also very good food. Typical products here are strawberries, walnuts, chestnuts, apples, boletus mushrooms, truffles and all products from duck (foie gras, preserved duck gizzards, smoked duck fillet…). The original recipe includes preserved duck gizzards, smoked lard, salad, potatoes, green beans, pine nuts, walnut oil and red wine vinegar. Here is my recipe, my own Périgourdine Salad… Ingredients for 2 people: 200 g lamb’s lettuce 115 g preserved duck gizzards 85 g smoked duck breast fillet slices 6 cocktail tomatoes 1/2 shallott…

  • Country Soup

    Here is my Country Soup recipe, a comfort food meal for the whole family on colds days. Easy to prepare, you can also make it Vegan by removing the bacon strips and using Maggi Liquid seasonning instead of chicken stock. Ingredients for 2 people: 2 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion 200 g lardon 1 chicken stock cube 1 L water black pepper Recipe: Cut the potatoes and carrots in small cubes and chop the onion. Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium temperature with the lardons. When it begins to cook, add the vegetables and let brown mixing with a spoon regularly. When they have a nice color,…

  • Créole Lentils

    If you want to cook lentils in a tasty way, think about the créole style. Usually made with sausages, I prefer to use bacon strips for a finest texture. Here is my recipe for a cosy spicy meal to have all year long… Ingredients for 2 people: 530 g lentils 200 g bacon strips 1 onion 1 tablesspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon thym 1 teaspoon allspice (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove) Recipe: Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium-high temperature and cook your bacon strips. Add paprika and mix. Chop the onion and add it to the bacon. Let cook until…