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...

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...