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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Cosmetics – Indigène – Brussels – Portrait
Jul03

Cosmetics – Indigène – Brussels – Portrait

Version française “indigène” 100% natural soap, made in Brussels ! I’ve met Eva and Francesco at the environment festival in Brussels beginning of june… What a lovely surprise ! I automatically recognized my kind of speech into theirs, except that they talk about cosmetics when I talk about food. But in the end we all talk about environment, well-being and sustainability. Eva is a biomedical engineer and...

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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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My favorite belgian comfort food
Jul04

My favorite belgian comfort food

Belgium: The most dangerous place for comfort food addicts After 5 years in Belgium, I definitely feel more like a citizen of Europe than a french citizen. I’ve tried to adapt and ended up knowing Brussels pretty well, having absolutely wonderful  friends who come from Charleroi or Brussels, eating Belgian food everyday (yes I do eat Americain, poulet curry, sirop de liège and herve  or crab sandwichs), exchanging wine for beer...

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