• Radish Greens Pesto

    In my last post, I shared with you a delicious recipe to cook radish greens because I had plenty in my garden and didn’t want to waste them. Here is another one that is super easy and quick to cook: radish greens pesto. The taste is delicious and this is the perfect recipe if you are in a hurry. You can eat it with pastas or as spread, it’s up to you! Ingredients: 1 bunch radish greens 1 garlic clove 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons pine nuts 2 tablespoons grounded parmesan cheese pinch of salt pinch of black pepper Recipe: Peel the garlic clove. Wash your radish greens and…

  • Tunisian Mint Tea with Pine Nuts

    I will always remeber the tea I used to drink while traveling in Tunisia: a delicious mint tea with roasted pine nuts! This is partly why I have planted mint in my garden, to be able to do it at home. Here is everything you will need to make your own… I prefer to grill my pine nuts than to roast them but you also can roast them if you prefer. Ingredients: 4 fresh mint branches 60 g sugar 80 cl water 1 green tea bag 4 tablespoons pine nuts Recipe: Boil the water and wash the mint. Place the mint with sugar and tea bag in a teapot. Add…

  • Beetroot Verrine

    Something great about Beetroots is that you can eat them all year long. They are perfect for salads and starters but can also be used for main courses or even cakes! Here is my recipe for a delicious starter or aperitif. Ingredients for 2 verrines: 250 g beetroot (2-3 beetroots depending on their size) 1/2 shallot 10 ml olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1/2 tablespoon black pepper Recipe: As a reminder, it is way better when your beetroots spent a fex hours in the fridge before doing this recipe (it will be really fresh). Peel the shallot and use only…

  • Celeriac & Pear Velouté

    Do you enjoy mixing vegetables with fruits? I love that and since I had some celeriac and pears in my fridge, I thought that it should be delicious to mix them together. So I made a Celeriac & Pear Velouté, which was a success. Here is my recipe so you can try it too! Ingredients: 1 celeriac 2 pears 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube 1 L water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon muscade 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Peel and chop the onion and garlic. Peel and cut the celeriac. Place a big sauce pan on the burner at medium high temperature and…

  • Winter Chicken Stew

    What a better season than winter to cook stews? I enjoy to cook them during cold days, even more when it is rainning outside. This is the top comfort food: it heat the kitchen, smells good and taste good! Here is my recipe for a delicious Chicken Stew with Cabbage… For the white wine that you will need for the recipe, I suggest you to use one that you also enjoy to drink with your meal. If you don’t want to use wine, you can also use 1 tablespoon cider vinegar mixed with water (this is what I did the last time I cooked it). Note: This recipe is for…

  • Potato Chips

    As a potato chips lover, when I received a large amount of potatoes during the second lock down, I have decided to make some. It takes some time but it is quite good! Ingredients: 600g potatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika powder Recipe: Peel the potatoes and cut them in very thin slices using a slicer. Place them in a large bowl with water, wash them, remove the water and add some new one. Let them rest in the water for 15 minutes. Preheat the oven at 190°C. Then, remove the water and dry the potatoes on a tea towel using…

  • Smoked Herring Salad

    I really enjoy smoked herring and wanted to create a tasty autumn-winter salad to eat some. So, I have decided to mix quinoa with potatoes and an apple to add to my smoked herring and it was a total success! This recipe is for 2 people for a small starter salad or 1 individual big salad. Ingredients: 1 smoked herring fillet 3 potatoes 1 apple 50 g quinoa 1 shallot 1 tablespoon pine seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil a few fresh parsley black pepper Recipe: Peel and cut your potatoes in cubes. Wash them and place them in a saucepan with a large amount of water. Make it boil on…

  • 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…

  • 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…