Recipe : The delicious Pasteis de nata – Portugal
Feb16

Recipe : The delicious Pasteis de nata – Portugal

Version française Sometimes “not particularly healthy” happens too and it’s absolutely ok !  Not sustainable, not exactly healthy either but definitely delicious and homemade… We can’t always score in all categories, right ?! And this week, directly from portugal, here come the Pasteis de nata for a sweet and sunny break. But did you know that most of the portuguese pastries actually come from a need of...

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Recipe : Blood orange smoothie for a breakfast full of vitamins
Feb13

Recipe : Blood orange smoothie for a breakfast full of vitamins

Version française It’s still citrus o’clock, time to enjoy some blood oranges ! The 13th of february here in Belgium is quite an important day since it’s “Mardi gras”. In Binche (a walloon city), some men dress up as “Gilles” for this special day and throw blood oranges in the crowd (this comes from the days when Spain and Belgium had the same king…). And if you are part of the lucky...

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Recipe : Codfish, leek, mashed potatoes and its 5 seeds crumble
Feb05

Recipe : Codfish, leek, mashed potatoes and its 5 seeds crumble

Version française Quick and easy… just so you know ! Like my recipe from last week (sugar free granola) I decided to work on the healthy side of cooking for this “friday sustainable recipe day”. And because to keep a healthy diet it’s always better to keep a good balance and eat a bit of everything, this week’s recipe is using cod and is therefore not vegetarian nor vegan. I bought my products in my...

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Recipe : Sugar free granola baked in an oven
Feb02

Recipe : Sugar free granola baked in an oven

Version française It is definitely possible to make a super crunchy granola using medjool dates and water… For this friday sustainable recipe day, I decided to go healthy and make a delicious sugar free granola.  Medjool dates and seeds are not produced in Belgium, therefore, in order to be as sustainable as possible I bought my products in bulk and I chose to buy them in a store in my neighbourhood. Healthy, no extra packaging...

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Recipe : Quinoa, butternut and raspberry vinegar winter salad
Jan22

Recipe : Quinoa, butternut and raspberry vinegar winter salad

Version française Because, when on the go, even in winter, having a homemade salad is definitely easier and healthier ! Quinoa and cashew nuts are definitely not produced locally but as long as it’s bought unpackaged, it fits our “friday sustainable recipe day”… Phew ! It’s best to prepare this recipe the day before so that the ingredients needing a cooking process won’t melt the goat cheese. And...

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Recipe : Chocolate brioche !
Jan18

Recipe : Chocolate brioche !

Version française There is nothing better than a fresh brioche for a sunday brunch… especially if it’s filled with chocolat ! A very soft and pretty brioche (milk style bread) for a sustainable sunday or tea time. No extra wrapping, no preservatives, no additives and definitely homemade… challenge accepted ! Ingredients : 400 g T55 flour 50 g sugar 8 g dried yeast 3 egg yolks 1,5 tsp salt 20 cl milk 70 g soft butter...

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Recipe : Licor de leite – Liquor made with milk and chocolate
Jan08

Recipe : Licor de leite – Liquor made with milk and chocolate

Version française Make your own liquor… super easy ! I’ve learned how to make fruits liquor when I was in Coimbra, in Portugal thanks to Emilie, a portuguese lady from Mangualde. A lot of “aguardente” and a bit of maceration for a delicious alcoholic drink. And today, I’m sharing this milk and chocolate based recipe published by Sylvain from the blog un peu gay dans les coings (fr only) that I made and...

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Recipe : Winter vegetables poêlée
Jan04

Recipe : Winter vegetables poêlée

Version française Some roots vegetables to warm your taste buds up As a side dish or just like this, this root vegetables poêlée will help you rediscover the charm of our winter vegetables and their delicious slightly sweet taste… It’s all about the right way to cook them, still a little bit crispy but not raw ! Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 1 leek 2 carrots (170 g) 2 potatoes (200 g) 1/2 parsnip (100 g) 2 ou 3 jerusalem...

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Recipe : chocolate and tonka bean biscuits
Dec21

Recipe : chocolate and tonka bean biscuits

Version française De délicieux petits sablés croquants pour des goûters épicés If you understand french and you don’t know Isa yet from the blog Pourquoi pas Isa, know that this recipe is inspired by one of hers and that you can find on her blog tons of extremely mouth watering recipes. Since we’ll be celebrating Christmas in 3 days and you know I’m quite serious about my new sustainable way of living, you...

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Recipe : The best ginger bread recipe !
Dec13

Recipe : The best ginger bread recipe !

Version française A delicious recipe from my childhood for a special Xmas tea party My mum won the first price at last year’s ginger bread contest in our small town in the south east of France… Without a moment of hesitation she sent me the recipe so that I could share it with you guys… I tested it, it’s definitely my favorite recipe too (Thanks mum !) Ingredients : 250 g honey 250 g flour 80 g brown sugar 13 g...

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