Recipe : Beetroot, rocket, seeds and goat cheese salad
Jun30

Recipe : Beetroot, rocket, seeds and goat cheese salad

Version française As always a mix of colors in my plate… for a colorful summer ! A delicious mix of my colleagues’ garden redcurrant (the best), seeds in bulk, organic vegetables from l’archenterre  #FlageyMarket (Yum!) and my aromtic herbs growing on my little balcony that I cherish everyday… yes cherish (wink) ! Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 2 middle size beetroot 1 fresh goat cheese 1 handful redcurrant...

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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 : Endive salad with sunflower seeds and blue cheese
Sep14

Recipe : Endive salad with sunflower seeds and blue cheese

Version française Belgian endives are early and it’s almost not cold enough for making gratin yet… almost ! Brambles are done giving blackberries and belgian endives are early… WHAT ?!? Alright, next year I’ll start harveting wild brambles earlier to make my favorite jam and for now : it’s NEVER too early to start eating endives when you live in Belgium ! Ingredients (for 2 persons – Starter):...

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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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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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Recipe : Lentil and leek salad
Dec20

Recipe : Lentil and leek salad

Version française A recipe full of fibres, proteins and low in fat Lentils are “healthy diet friendly” thanks to their nutritionnal intake, high on fibres, proteins, mineral and antioxidant and low on fat and sugar… What else ?!?   Ingredients for 2 : 125 g lentils 2 leeks 1 shallot 5 cherry tomatoes 2 Tbsp green olives 1 handful sunflower seeds Vinaigrette sauce: Olive oil or hazelnut oil to consistency 1 tsp...

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Edible flowers in a salad… WOW !
Oct15

Edible flowers in a salad… WOW !

Version française Flashy colors, elegance and surprising taste… Flowers will always find a way to surprise me ! I discovered all these edible flowers and plants when I was wwoofing in the “Quinta do Barbeito” a 2 hectares botanical garden in the north of Portugal where Guy Miklos, a permaculture expert and botanical lover was hosting us. I’ve been able to taste and mix all of them even if we were already in...

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My 3 favorite salad recipes !
Aug16

My 3 favorite salad recipes !

Version française August already ? Summer is not over and winter is not coming yet, we can still try new salad recipes… Here are my 3 favorite salad recipes. And this year these recipes have quite a special taste for me after one year around the world craving for european food sometimes (french style or mediteranean anyway).   The “very famous” summer salad : Click here Only fresh vegetables with arugula or...

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The Brutus salad… Do you know caesar ? Same same but different !
Aug16

The Brutus salad… Do you know caesar ? Same same but different !

Version française And with corn-flakes based breadcrumb it’s even funnier… Ingredients (4 persons): Lettuce Cherry tomatoes Dry bread Bacon For the chicken : 400 g chicken breast 2 eggs Oil salt Floor (3 tbsp) Breadcrumb (or powder from corn flakes or panko…) For the sauce : 1 egg yolk 1 tsp french mustard 35g parmigiano 1 garlic clove Juice of half a lemon 12 cl of oil (with neutral taste) 2 anchovis Salt Black...

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Salad, french way : Ravioles de Romans !
Aug16

Salad, french way : Ravioles de Romans !

Version française Very easy recipe for a taste of french Alps Ingredients (4 persons) :  1 lettuce (oakleaf, arugula, Lamb’s lettuce, mesclun…) 1 pack of ravioles (4 leaves) 4 tomatoes 1/4 fêta 1 small handful olives 1 big handful sunflower seeds 12 slices smoked duck breast fillet (magret de canard fumé) Olive oil Balsamic vinegar Salt Blac pepper French mustard (You can also add slices of avocado, croutons and change...

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