• Amarettis

    Amarettis biscuits are Italian and perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea party. You can also use them with an expresso in the end of your meal. Ingredients for 40 biscuits: 3 egg whites 10.5 oz almond powder 7 oz icing sugar 1 teaspoon bitter almond extract Recipe: Preheat the oven at 375°F. Place a baking paper on a drip pan. Mix all the ingredients by hand in a big bowl, the dough has to be moist. Form small flattened balls (walnut size) in your hands and place them on the drip pan. Place in the oven and cook for 8-10 minutes until the borders are colored. Remove from the oven…

  • Chili Con Carne

    I used to live in Arizona a few years ago, a place where food is inspired by american and mexican tastes. I had a lot of culinary experiences there and I have created my own chili con carne recipe when I came back. Originally, the meat used for it is beef but I have decided to try it with pork and the taste is really good too!!! Ingredients: 1 onion 17 oz red beans 14 oz grounded meat (beef or pork) 5 oz corn seeds 2-3 tomatoes 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon origan 1…

  • Salmon en Croute

    What a beautiful way to cook salmon in winter or spring, a nice plate to place on the table and share with your familly or friends… This recipe is quite simple to make and gives you a really nice Salmon en Croute, perfect for an group meal starter. Ingredients: 10 oz fresh salmon 3 mozzarella slices 5 oz ricotta 1 small leek 1 puff pastry 5 fl oz liquid cream 1 egg yellow 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons dill 2 tablespoons black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon golden sesame seeds Recipe: In a pan, brown the leek with the olive oil for 10-15 minutes at medium temperature. In…

  • Trout Puff Pastry Braid

    For starter or aperitif, the trout puff pastry braid can be made quickly and easily. Perfect if you don’t have plenty of time to prepare a meal but want something nice. For the dill, I used fresh one but you can also use drained. Ingredients: 1 puff pastry 7 oz smoked trout (8 slices) 3.5 oz ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon light cream (4%) 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 3 tablespoons grounded fresh dill 3 tablespoons pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1 egg yolk Recipe: Preheat the oven at 374°F (190°C). In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, light cream, aneth, pepper and salt. Place a greaseproof paper in a drip pan…

  • Cupcakes

    There is something I will always remember from Montreal: Itsi-Bitsi’s cupcakes! Unfortunately, they are closed now, but it remains a good souvenir… When I came back to France, I haven’t been able to find any place for cupcakes so I decided to do mine. Here is a simple recipe with butter icing that you can color the way you like. Ingredients for 6 cupcakes: Cakes: 1 egg 1.7 oz sugar 1.7 oz butter 2 oz flour 0.2 oz baking powder 0.2 vanilla sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1.4 oz chocolate 2 tablespoons water Icing: 2.8 oz butter 9.8 oz icing sugar 2 teaspoons rice milk food colouring (the color you…

  • Spring Rolls

    Spring rolls need a little bit of time to prepare but they are so healthy and fresh… Moreover, you can add almost everything you want inside! I made some with chinese and red cabbages, mung bean noodles, chicken ham, mint and basil. You can do it totally veggie by removing the ham. Ingredients for 10 rolls: 10 rice papers 3.5 oz mung beans noodles 9 oz red cabbage 1.5 oz chinese cabbage 3 chicken ham slices 10 mint leafs 5 basil leafs 3 tablespoons chinese sauce 1 tablespoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon sesame seeds Recipe: Boil water in a saucepan and add the mung beans noodles.…

  • White Bread

    What is better than home-made bread for breakfast? When it is still warm just out of the oven… My husband made some a few days ago and I have been lucky to watch him preparing and help for topping! For the flour, we used a fluid one and for the yeast, we have chosen a fast one. Ingredients: 8.5 oz flour 0.2 oz salt 5.5 fl oz water 0.2 oz yeast Recipe: In a mixing bowl, place de flour and salt. Add the yeast and mix it. Add the water bit by bit kneading but keep a few for later (0.5 fl oz). Knead for 20-30 minutes, then, add the…

  • 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…

  • Vegan Matcha Maleines

    I am not Vegan but I enjoy trying new recipes and tastes. So I looked for a Vegan recipe with Matcha and found one for a cake. I changed some of the proportions and ingredients a few times before finding the best way to make it. For example, the original recipe is sugar free so I added some. As you will see in the pictures, I tried with milk rice and sunflower oil, but let me advice you that it is not the better way to make it! Milk rice is tasteless and sunflower oil too strong. I changed it for coconut milk (sooo good) and grape seed oil (perfect…

  • Smoothie Orange, Strawberries & Minth

    Looking for a good smoothie? One of my favorites is made with Orange, Strawberries and Minth… Fresh and delicious for all day long! Depending on how smooth and sweet you like it, you can adjust the volume of water and sugar needed. Ingredients for 1 bottle: 1 orange 1 cup strawberries 1 sugar cube 4 mint leafs 6 fl oz Recipe: Peel the orange. Take off the leafs from the strawberries. Add all the ingredients in your blender (mine is the Nutribullet 900 serie): orange, strawberries, minth, sugar cube and water. Mix for 10-15 seconds until liquid and serve!