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 : 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 : 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 : 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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Recipe : Citrus salad, chocolate fondue style
Nov02

Recipe : Citrus salad, chocolate fondue style

Version française Finally the citrus season is here… Welcome vitamins ! Ingredients (For 2 persons) : 2 oranges 2 mandarins (tangerins) 80 gchocolat 1 hint dairy cream (crème fraîche) Preparation : Cut your citrus with a knife like shown in the video here below : Put citrus in 2 bowls. Melt chocolate and add hint of dairy cream. Serve chocolate in a 3rd bowl. And for those who don’t want to waste the citrus’ skin,...

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Recipe : Orangettes made with clementines… yum !
Oct11

Recipe : Orangettes made with clementines… yum !

Version française Because clementines are so delicious that it’s definitely too bad to throw any part away… I didn’t know it was possible to find anything better than orangettes… Until I made some orangettes with clementines’ skin. And for the “environment friendly” part of my story, citrus are not welcome in a wormy compost. Therefore, if you eat a lot of them and don’t want your...

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Recipe : Blackberry pie, grand-ma’s style !
Aug25

Recipe : Blackberry pie, grand-ma’s style !

Version française The pleasure of picking wild fruits on your own and transforming them into a delicious dessert ! Reminder : It is forbidden to harvest in protected areas in Brussels (forêt de soignes, parks etc…), not recommended to harvest along roads and allowed to only harvest what you need for your own consumption (no business with your wild harvest !)… Ingredients : For dough : 150 g floor 50 g sugar 75 g salted...

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Recipe : Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies – Scotland
Aug10

Recipe : Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies – Scotland

Version française Delicious tiny biscuits made in 5 minutes for a zero waste tea party ! After my recipe of chocolate chips and sunflower seeds shortbreads, here is another delicious recipe stollen from the english culture. Earl grey tea shortbread biscuits or actually “any type of tea” shortbread biscuits as long as it tastes good ! Ingredients (for one oven tray):  140 g floor 1 Tbsp ground tea (on the picture : black...

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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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