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...

Vegan Papaya Mousse

Growing up in Africa, I'm really found of papaya. I found some amazing and tasteful ones in a small exotic fruit vendor, not far from home. Loaded with fibers, the papaya is also a highly concentrated with vitamins (especially E and C) and lots...

Roasted Figs, Goat Cheese, Spelt & Rosemary

I wasn't a great fan of figs till, one day after few tests, I became addicted and started looking for them on market stalls, roasting them, preserving and/ or reducing them, eating them raw or cooked...and as it's the plain season, here's a del...

Rice Noodle, Crab & Green Pea Salad

I've become an addict of rice noodles and the countless number of recipes you can make out of them. Here's a recipe with crab (the brand Chatka, is a real classic), green peas (buy some frozen ones, the season is supposed to be over), lime and he...

Watermelon, Cantaloupe & Ginger Salad

This is a strange moment of the year when we hear about coming back to the office and to school, when we see the month of September lurking around the corner on our agendas...and at the same time, when we still see summer fruits and veggies on th...