Recipe : Savoury tart with swiss chard and wild spinach
Jul14

Recipe : Savoury tart with swiss chard and wild spinach

Version française For a meal full of iron and vitamins !   Ingredients : 1 big handful swiss chards cut into pieces 1 big handful wild spinach 1 handful green olives 2 eggs 25 cl milk 15 cl cream 1 pinch nutmeg Olive oil For dough : 150 g floor 75 g butter 1 pinch salt 40 ml water Aren’t they beautiful my colorful Swiss chards and my wild spinach?!? 🍃😍 . . . #homemade #homemadefood #permaculture #urbanfarming #swisschard...

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Recipe: 100 % homemade ginger ale
Jun30

Recipe: 100 % homemade ginger ale

Version française Sparkling, fresh, strong as Ginger and homemade? Yes it is possible and super easy when you make it with dry yeast. There is a real 100 % natural version made with a ginger bug (equivalent of the sourdough starter for bread), I’ll post this version a bit later. Right now is the high season for Ginger (from may to November) and if you don’t want to buy it anymore, just know that it is quite easy to grow...

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Recipe : Bulgur, tabouleh style with mint
Jun27

Recipe : Bulgur, tabouleh style with mint

Version française Cold or warm, easy recipe to invite middle eastern flavours at your table And if you have ratatouille leftovers in your fridge, this recipe will be even easier and quicker to make ! As a main course, don’t forget to add some proteins into your meal with a soft-boiled egg, an omelette, some bread with cheese, a small piece of grilled chicken or a yogurt for dessert. If you’re vegan, you can add some fried...

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Recipe : Homemade elderflower syrup
Jun21

Recipe : Homemade elderflower syrup

Version française A sunday walk, a bit of patience, no chemicals, no preservatives… Tadaaaa, easy game ! Elderflowers are everywhere in Brussels in June and July and this is defintely an opportunity to seize. But, there are rules… Harvesting is not allowed in protected areas (like in forêt de soigne for example) and in the appropriate areas we can only harvest what we need for a recipe based on a personal and normal...

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Recipe : Pasta with girolle mushrooms and asparagus
Jun13

Recipe : Pasta with girolle mushrooms and asparagus

Version française Because dry mushrooms are very surprising… … And also because it’s asparagus’ season, YAY ! There is nothing easier than drying mushrooms after a harvest. Sliced or in one piece, in order to dry mushroom you simply need to let them be on something that let the air passes easily (like a potato bag, a shelf, a tray with holes… and best if it’s under the sun) and turn them over from...

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Recipe : Tartizza with Beet, cheese, mushrooms and rucola
Jun07

Recipe : Tartizza with Beet, cheese, mushrooms and rucola

Version française An unsual homemade tart/pizza for a colorful meal ! At last it’s beetroots time ! Yipi ! And when you’ve prepared almost a ton of beetroot dip for a birthday party, you need to be creative to use it on something else than a toast… And this is how the tartizza was born ! It’s not really pretty but definitely tasty. Ingredients (for an entire oven tray) : For the dough 300 g floor 10 g dry yeast...

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Recipe : Red lentils and ratatouille
May31

Recipe : Red lentils and ratatouille

Version française Red lentils and ratatouille for a meal full of fibers, vitamins and proteins without any big expenses Finally June is here !!! At last, it’s ratatouille time with its wonderful mediterranean smell and colors. And for saving money (or starting to think sustainable by limiting our meat consumption, or simply finding a new way of eating ratatouille) here is a colorful way of making a healthy meal with ratatouille...

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Recipe : Smoothie, 100% fresh fruits, strawberry and basil, no sugar !
Apr21

Recipe : Smoothie, 100% fresh fruits, strawberry and basil, no sugar !

Version française For a fresh start every morning from spring to summer… One of the best ressources here in Portugal is without a doubt the quality and abundance of fresh and local fruits. It is so wonderful to bite in a juicy tomato or strawberry in April and discover what a huge difference it will make in a recipe. And because we love to treat ourselves well everyday… It’s smoothie here every morning ! Ingredients...

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Recipe : Our favorite belgian pastry – Craquelin
Mar22

Recipe : Our favorite belgian pastry – Craquelin

Version française When meltingly soft sugar meets a belgian pastry in between a brioche and a milk roll… Here in Portugal, we haven’t been able to find sugar chunks anywhere to make this recipe which is one of our favorite for breakfast. But because easter is coming, we can find everywhere delicious chocolate almonds. I’ve got the idea of asking Max to change his recipe a bit and use chocolate almonds instead of...

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Recipe: Bolinhos de bacalhau – Portugal
Mar17

Recipe: Bolinhos de bacalhau – Portugal

Version française Versão em português Typical from portugal, the fried little codfish fritters Ingredients (for around 15 pieces): 250 g codfish with salt removed from it with a bath of fresh water. 200 g potatoes 1/2 onion 1 Tbsp fresh choped parsley. 2 eggs Salt Nutmeg   Preparation : Cook cod fish in slightly salted water. Boil potatoes with their skin. Peel and mash potatoes. Clean, take off bones and crumble codfish. Put...

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