Olive, Caramelized Onion & Fresh Anchovy Penne

The fruit and veggie small shop around the corner of my street sells high quality and fresh products. It's always a great plan B if I don't have time to go to the market. Among the diversity of things they sell: olives. Olives of all...

Fresh Herb Soup

Herbs, herbs, herbs ! I use them all year-long as those fresh ingredients add that little 'je ne sais quoi' which make all the difference in all my dishes. And when Winter is too cold for them to grow, I use frozen ones (I freeze leaves, pesto...

Gluten-Free Red Berry & Lemon Curd Tart

It's the season for red berries ! You can find nowadays amazing organic strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants... a color and flavor extravaganza which should definitely enjoy (same for the vitamine C and the potassium the...

Kumquat Marmalade

I'm just a HUGE fan of kumquat marmalade ! Already, few years ago, I treated myself with delicious candied kumquats by the Hediard House. A real luxury. Rare and exceptional. Sold like jewelry next to lukums sprinkled with pastel coloured sug...

White Bean, Avocado, Radish, Mint & Basil Salad

White beans, from the legume family, do not deserve at all their 'bad' reputation... the fibers and plant proteins they contains have a lot of benefits for your health. White beans are not yet seasonal (more from August to September) but you can...

Cod, Sorrel, Basil & Samphire Risotto

Few months ago, just at the end of Winter, I went to Barcelona. More precisely to Sitges where I rediscovered Spain that I have been in love with for such a long time. I love everything about this country, its colors, landscapes and cities, it...

Egg-Free Chocolate Mousse

Even though, I was diagnosed intolerant to egg white, I was never frustrated because of some of my recipes: chocolate mousse with avocado, with soft tofu (see my posts in the 'desserts' section)... they do not seem tempting like that but I can assur...

Sorrel, Spinach & Coconut Cream Soup

When I was little, I remember a dish my grandma Madeleine use to make. She did not like to cook but she made this meal with great joy and enthousiasm: eggs with sorrel ! This dish had a very 'lemony' flavour with the great amount of...