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  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 : 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 : 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 : Beetroot, parsnip, carrot and taragon soup
Dec05

Recipe : Beetroot, parsnip, carrot and taragon soup

Version française The perfect halloween soup I’m definitely far behind with my recipes since I thought this soup would be a perfect match for halloween. And the season is almost over for the beets which makes it even more not a good sustainable match for early december but I still love beetroot and the fact that this little gem is full of minerals and vitamins A & C and I’m a huge soup fan so let’s say I’m...

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Recipe : colorful and seasonal veggies poêlée
Nov30

Recipe : colorful and seasonal veggies poêlée

Version française For using your veggies leftovers or simply for the pleasure of enjoying a super colorful poêlée Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 8 green cabbage leaves 6 Brussels sprouts 10 fingerling potatoes 1 leek 1 beetroot 1/2 garlic clove Coarse salt Olive or groundnut oil 1 sprig of thym Preparation : Cook fingerling potatoes in a sautée pan with oil, thym and coarse salt, medium to low heat, cover. Meanwhile : Bring 2 pans full...

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Recipe : Vegan dips, the easiest cooking process ever !
Nov23

Recipe : Vegan dips, the easiest cooking process ever !

Version française When you don’t know what to do with your vegetables leftovers : Try this recipe !  I discovered “Rencontre des continents” at the environment festival last summer. It’s an association  working on sustainable food and they were offering a “class” and tasting of this vegan “houmous” method on their booth. And when you have vegetables leftovers and frineds coming over, you...

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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 : Fall is here, homemade pesto time !
Sep25

Recipe : Fall is here, homemade pesto time !

Version française October is finally here, colors are changing and… your basil is looking sad  ! Some basil plants are slowly growing flowers, their leaves are getting harder and wilted… the season is ending, it’s time to do something ! Cut the flowers, bring your plant home and make it last a little longer ? Or harvest and dry ? or harvest, chop and freeze ? Or harvest and make a pesto ? or harvest and use in olive...

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