Recipe : Beef tartare with rocket, parmesan cheese and dried tomatoes
Sep20

Recipe : Beef tartare with rocket, parmesan cheese and dried tomatoes

Version française Because sustainable also means “a bit of everything” ! If you’re healthy and not allergic to anything, you probably already know that the two principles of a sustainable and well balanced diet is “diversity” and “moderation”.  It is recommended to limit your meat consumption but not recommended to end it at all. A good alternative would definitely be to eat meat once or twice...

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My favorite restaurants after 6 weeks in Japan
Jun13

My favorite restaurants after 6 weeks in Japan

Version française My very personal selection… The restaurants where on top of being welcomed like friends we made our bellies very happy ! We usually think that Japan is super expensive and it’s true… Except for food which is very cheap for the quality and quantity. You can easily find very simple dish like ramens anywhere and for less than a 1000 Yen and very elaborate gastronomic set menu with several services for...

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The truth about Kobe beef – Japan
May28

The truth about Kobe beef – Japan

Version française NO, it doesn’t receive any massage with Sake but YES, it really is a meltingly soft meat… I tell you “everything” (I know) about Kobe beef What we think we know about Kobe beef : Its main competitor is another japanese beef called “Wagyu” Kobe beef lives in Kobe It’s the best meat ever in the world / It’s the most tender meat in the world Kobe beef receives sake massage...

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Thit bo – Beef and soya sprouts – Vietnam
Dec29

Thit bo – Beef and soya sprouts – Vietnam

Version française A classical vietnamese dish As I explained in my portrait of Kim, the owner of  Kim’s homestay, there’re a few principles in the vietnamese cuisine, especially when you talk about the classics… Ingredients :  50 g sliced beef 1 kg soya sprouts 1 sliced onion 3 tbsp fish sauce 1 pinch black pepper 1 pinch chili powder 2 spring onions Salt and sugar, as mush as you need to balance the salty effect of...

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Lau bo, the beef fondue, vietnamese way
Dec05

Lau bo, the beef fondue, vietnamese way

Version française The “Lau Bo”, It’s like a beef fondue but it’s healthier and vietnamese  “Lau” for fondue, “Bo” for beef, “Ga” for chicken and for the other words, we still don’t know their translation but you can find a Lau with seafood, frogs, eels or the super combo: all in one… Ingredients for 2 persons :  2 litres of chicken or vegetables broth 10 black...

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Noodle soup at every corner – Laos
Nov18

Noodle soup at every corner – Laos

Version française Noodle soup as the best street food speciality? Yes, welcome to Laos ! Anywhere you are or you go (except maybe in the jungle) you can expect to find at least a noodle soup in the street or in any open house. Noodle soup is always a safe bet as on top of being cheap (15 000 Kip – 1.5 €), it’s very good ! Ingredients : Asian noodles young onions Soya bean sprouts Coriander Salad choped tofu, chicken and...

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Kima – lamb, beef and tomato stew – Iran
Oct11

Kima – lamb, beef and tomato stew – Iran

Version française Kima, The super simple and delicious iranian stew It’s been a few days that I’m in the desertic region in a traditionnal iranian inn called Farvardinn in Fahraj, a small village very close to Yazd. The owner, Massoud, and also his wife and the lady who helps and cooks for lunch are all very good cooks. Massoud shared one of his speciality with me : Kima Ingredients (for 6 persons) : 9 big potatoes,...

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Gupta & Jomi – Meat balls and rice – Georgia
Aug16

Gupta & Jomi – Meat balls and rice – Georgia

Version française Gupta & Jomi – It Looks like our Belgian “boulettes” but it’s Georgian Ingredients for the tomato sauce: 10 tomatoes 3 onions 7 garlic cloves 1 bunch of parsley 1 tbsp of coriander powder 1 tbsp of blue fenugreek Salt Preparation of tomato sauce : In a saucepan, sear the onions with sunflower oil and add the tomatoes and spices. Add herbs, garlic and salt at the end of the cooking process....

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Chackockbili – Beef stew with walnut sauce – Georgia
Aug15

Chackockbili – Beef stew with walnut sauce – Georgia

Version française Chackockbili, my favorite meat recipe, a speciality from Racha Ingredients: (I unfortunately don’t have the proportion for the recipe. Count around 200 g beef per person, 3 big onions, 7 garlic cloves and the spices represent around 3 tsp  after being mixed). Beef Poultry broth onion Parsley Mashed garlic Tomato purée Walnut powder Coriander powder A bunch of fresh coriander Blue fennugreek powder Marigol...

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Saçtava – Turkey
Jul27

Saçtava – Turkey

Version française Saçtava, classical family dish from Turkey Ingredients for4 persons: 5 Green and red peppers 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 2 fresh tomatoes Chili flakes Dryed and minced Laurel 800g minced beef   Preparation :  In a wok, Put together onion, garlic, peppers cut into small cubes and olive oil. Make it fry Add tomato purée (which is supposed to softened the meat. The other way to do so in the turkish tradition is by...

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