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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Recipe : Fried noodles, thai style
Sep07

Recipe : Fried noodles, thai style

Version française Complete and easy to make, this meal will make you travel In the “friday, sustainable recipe day” set this recipe won’t be the one with the best carbon footprint since it requires products from asia for which my knowledge of the production branch is very low ==> “oyster sauce” and “soy sauce”. But I still decided to buy those two products at my favorite japanese food shop...

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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 : 100 % homemade and natural ginger ale
Aug17

Recipe : 100 % homemade and natural ginger ale

Version française A natural fermentation for your ginger soda or ginger beer… Definitely possible and very healthy ! If you’ve read my ginger ale recipe from last month now you know you need dry yeast to create the fizzy effect. This time, same ingredients, same recipe but a fermentation absolutely natural by creating a ginger bug (the equivalent of a sourdough starter for bread) that you’ll feed with ginger and...

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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 : summer soup with beetroot, gazpacho style
Aug03

Recipe : summer soup with beetroot, gazpacho style

Version française Fresh, sweet, pink, seasonnal and just delicious, this is the cold beetroot soup ! The high season of the red beetroot is from July to october but because it’s easy to grow early ones and relatively easy to preserve, it’s definitely possible to benefit from its nutrients much longer (store in a fresh dark room). Beetroots are full of vitamins and minerals. They are recommended for people suffering from...

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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 : 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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