Recipe : Beetroot, rocket, seeds and goat cheese salad
Jun30

Recipe : Beetroot, rocket, seeds and goat cheese salad

Version française As always a mix of colors in my plate… for a colorful summer ! A delicious mix of my colleagues’ garden redcurrant (the best), seeds in bulk, organic vegetables from l’archenterre  #FlageyMarket (Yum!) and my aromtic herbs growing on my little balcony that I cherish everyday… yes cherish (wink) ! Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 2 middle size beetroot 1 fresh goat cheese 1 handful redcurrant...

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Recipe : Banana pancake without dairy products
Apr04

Recipe : Banana pancake without dairy products

Version française No butter, no milk for a healthy and delicious morning recipe A recipe that first stands on the pleasure side of the equation with its super fluffy texture and spicy taste. Pretty good on the healthy side of the equation too but not that good on the sustainable side since bananas still don’t grow in Belgium… Or I missed something ! Anyway, as I always say, in cooking, eating healthy, sustainability...

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Recipe : Donburi, the delicious japanese bowl !
Mar14

Recipe : Donburi, the delicious japanese bowl !

Version française Rice and raw salmon… who said cooking was difficult ? Almost two years now that I’m back from my awesome culinary round the world trip that ended with the discovery of the amazing Japan… Believe me, I jumped from one adventure to another after that but my memories are just exactly the same, very true to my experience 2 years ago. And from time to time, I dream about sushis, Gyoza or japanase style...

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Recipe : Water kefir
Mar07

Recipe : Water kefir

Version française A homemade fermented soda super easy to make I discovered the principle of kefir for the first time in kyrgyzstan where they call it “kymyz” and where it is the national beverage/alcohol also known as  “fermented horse milk”. Back in those days, my taste buds and my spirit were far from ready for this discovery. There are indeed 2 types of kefir, “milk kefir” and “water...

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Recipe  Lemon hyoso – Korea
Feb23

Recipe Lemon hyoso – Korea

Version française Lemons, sugar and patience !    Ingredients : 1 kg lemons 1 kg sugar Sterilised mason jars Preparation : Choose peeling the lemons or not (peel = bitterness) and cut into regular bits. Directly in the jar, combine lemon bits and sugar (in weight, as much lemon as sugar) and press. Leave it in the dark for at least 3 months. Use it in water (warm or cold), 5 volumes water for 1 volume hyoso. Et… voilà, Bonne...

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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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