• 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…

  • Pea Pods Velouté

    In the Spring season, I really enjoy to cook peas! But since a few time, I have been looking for recipes that I have never done before because I didn’t want to waste a part of my vegetables: carrot tops, radish greens and now, pea pods! We have been facing rainy cold days since a few days so I have decided to cook a delicious pea pod velouté. Here is my recipe… Ingredients: 150 g pea pods 2 potatoes 1 onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons crème fraîche (use a vegetable crème fraîche the vegan version) 1 chicken stock cube 1 L water black pepper Recipe: Wash and cut…

  • 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…

  • Carrot Tops Soup

    Don’t throw away your carrot tops anymore! You can cook them for a delicious soup with onion and potatoes… The first time I have seen someone cooking this, it was my former Chef, where I used to work a few years ago. It seemed so good that I really had to make some too and as it was a success, here is my recipe! Ingredients: All the carrot tops from 6 carrots 3 potatoes 1 onion 1 chicken stock cube (or vegetable) 75 cl water 20 g butter 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon creme fraiche (optional) Recipe: Peel and chop the onion. Peel and cut the potatoes in cubes.…

  • 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…

  • Celeriac Remoulade

    When I was a child, I always enjoyed when my mother was cooking celeriac remoulade but I never did some at home. Since we are still in winter (celeriac season), I decided to prepare some celeriac remoulade with an apple and the taste was really good! Here is my recipe for an home made well known salad… Ingredients: 1/2 celeriac 1 apple 1 egg yolk 15 cl sunflower oil 1 tablespoon mustard 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 handfull of fresh parsley Recipe: Cut your celeriac in two parts and only keep one (you can use the other one for another recipe).…

  • 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…

  • 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…