Tomato & Basil Risotto

I made a promise on this one, so here's my second recipe about risotto (check my eggplant and lemon risotto). And as tomatoes slowly disappear market stalls as winter is lurking around the corner, I want to share this risotto dish made with oven...

Eggplant & Lemon Risotto

Risotto has always been a dish with a preparation I've never dared to launch myself into. And for many reasons. First of all, because my mother, one of the greatest cook who once lived in Italy, masters a divine risotto like a pro. Then, bec...

Gluten-Free Bircher Müesli

The name birchermüesli comes from its creator, the Swiss doctor Maximilian Bircher-Benner who created its recipe at the beginning of the 20th century. Müesli means litteraly 'little purée'. Birchermüesli is traditionally made of oa...

Caramelized Fennel, Feta, Mint & Spelt Salad

When you stop eating wheat (couscous, bulgur to name a few) you have to become creative about the cereals you add in your salads. I recently discovered spelt grains: they have an delicious roasted flavor with a chewy texture (close to the wheat...

Fig & Lavender Preserve

Here's my second recipe in the same day, using fresh figs. I'v decided to make a fig preserve (with less added sugar than the regular jams): that way, I'll be able to keep for a while, its amazing flavor on my morning toasts ! The little twis...

Fig Compote, Yogurt, Lime Zest & Hazelnuts

Hurry, Hurry, grab all the figs you can get on the market stalls before they are replaced by winter fruits ! Here are some recipes to savour them before they come back next year. Today, I want to share a simple recipe of a fig compote served with...

Gluten-Free ‘Scotch Egg’

The origin of the 'Scotch egg' is disputed: some say that it is an English dish (and not specifically Scottish) created by Fortnum & Mason during the 18th century. Some, on the opposite, say it was invented by Scottish farmers in the Mi...

Roasted Spiced Pineapple

My first recipe dedicated to...pineapple ! And what a recipe, I've never tasted something like that ! Some pineapple rolled into spices, normally used for salty recipes... I cannot tell you anything more but to try this one. And do not forge...

Pear & Chai Tea Preserve

The pear season has started! With those amazing William pears so delicious to make great jams ! I've started making jam with few fruits at a time: no need for a copper jam pan, nor for very sophisticated stuff to make home made preserves,...

Chicken & Broccoli Red Curry Soup & Rice Noodles

I've become - and I told you so- an unconditional lover of rice noodles. I had to test the curry seasoning with those. Therefore, I went to my asian product supplier (the well-known Tang Frères in Paris) to find the curry paste to mix with the...