• 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:…

  • Minestrone style soup

    Minestrone soup is an Italian soup made with good summer vegetables. Usually made with tomatoes, carrotts, onions, leeks, zucchinis, beens, garlic and pastas, I made this one with some products from my garden. Ingredients for 4 people: 6 small carrots 4 small tomatoes 1 and 1/2 onion 2 garlic cloves 1.3L water 1 chicken stock cube 65 g small pastas 150 g mix dry red lentils, green lentils, split peas, mungo beans, black beans, white beans, barley and spelt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bouquet garni (fresh thyme+bay leaf) 12 basil leaves 1 teaspoon black pepper Some grated parmesan cheese Recipe: Chop the onions, carrots and garlic. Place a sauce…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…