Wild Blackberry Jam

It's the season for blackberries ! And what's best than wild ones... We had the chance to harvest some on the long walks we did during our vacation in the South West of France...how cool it is to use some fruits you've just pick...

Summer Tomato Chutney

This is the season for tomatoes ! You can find all kind of tomatoes these days: red and yellow ones, green and even blacke ones, small and big sizes under delicious exotic names such as 'Black from Crimea', Green Zebra', 'Beef Heart' and even...

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...

Pear, Apricot & Spice Relish

Relish is often used for burgers and hot-dogs. The most famous one is made of cucumbers, pickles, vinegar, sugar and spices. Here's a seasonal one with Fall ingredients: pears, dried fruits and spices like cinnamon. You can keep it in yo...

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...

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,...

Organic Orange Marmalade

Summer holidays are slowly ending and with them, the time to cook delicious recipes... I will, of course, publish those on my blog before some products disappear from the market stalls. Here's an organic orange marmalade...to die for. You do n...

Beet Hummus

A third recipe for an aperitivo with plain corn crisps or toasted rye bread: beet hummus ! The base is the same one as the classic hummus; I've just added a cooked beet and some ground cumin. So you can nibble and please yourself with hea...

Parsnip Fries, Thyme & Honey

You can still find parsnips on market stalls, you should definitely taste its flavor, I would say between the carrot and the celeriac. And moreover, why not taste it for an aperitivo with all the other next recipes on this blog? Yum...Ingredients...

Kale Chips

I've been lurking at kale for a long time no not knowing really how to cook it. The crisps recipe is very simple but allowed me to taste this great vegetable. As a salty snack or as a side dish...yum ! Ingredients 1 bunch kale leav...