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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To do : 6 days cycling trip from lisbon to Caldas da rainha – Portugal
May16

To do : 6 days cycling trip from lisbon to Caldas da rainha – Portugal

Version française Trip along the coast, through the surf spots, the castle of Obidos and the amazing and underground Caldas da Rainha… All in one ! My favorite cycling trip is still the one we followed in the center of Portugal but here with this trip along the eurovelo 1, we’ve been amazed by the diversity of landscapes and activities. Beaches, cliffs, hills, countryside paths, historical village, lake, fortresses…...

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Beetroot, apple, blue cheese and walnuts for a super pink salad
Mar16

Beetroot, apple, blue cheese and walnuts for a super pink salad

Version française Sweet and savoury option for a colored lunch under the sun of Portugal Beetroot (from May to October) + apple (from October to March)… This combination shouldn’t be available if we only eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. But because beetroots are easily kept fresh under special conditions (dark fresh room or buried somewhere in the garden surrounded with sand, paper, straws… ) to mix these two...

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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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