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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Lentils, carrot and cumin soup
Jan25

Lentils, carrot and cumin soup

Version française A delicious soup with a little eastern twist Ingredients : 1 glass red lentils 1 onion 3 carrots 1 leek 1,5 L water (or stock) 1 Tsp powder cumin Optionnal : 1 Tbsp single cream Preparation : Peel and slice onion and leek and steam them. Peel other vegetables, cut into pieces (the smaller the pieces, the quicker the cooking process). Add vegetables to onion and leek, add water (or stock), add lentils and leave it...

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Recipes : My 5 favorite winter soups
Jan20

Recipes : My 5 favorite winter soups

Version française 5 super easy recipes to make delicious winter soups You can make a soup with any vegetable or any combination of vegetables. There is no danger to do some funcky mix, just follow your istinct, the seasons and a few simple rules : To make a good blended soup you need a thickener : Potatoes, rice, peas (chickpeas, fava beans…), roux (flour  and butter), flour alone, cornstarch… All these methods to thicken...

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Ginger and Pumpkin soup
Jan20

Ginger and Pumpkin soup

Version française Fall type of soup with a little twist from south-eastern Asia Ingredients : 1 kg pumpkin (works also with butternut) 1 Tbsp peeled and sliced ginger 2 shallots 1 onion 50 cl vegetable stock or chicken stock Single cream or coconut milk Preparation : Peel and slice ginger (keep a little piece on the side for 4, 5 julienne strips), fry. Peel and slice onions and shallots and fry them together with ginger. Peel pumpkin...

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The simplest : Carrot and leek soup
Jan20

The simplest : Carrot and leek soup

Version française The easiest soup to make with the easiest vegetables to find or to grow… Ingredients : 1 leek 3 potatoes 4 carrots 1 onion 3 laurel leaves 1,5 L water, vegetable stock or chicken stock Neutral oil Preparation :   Peel and slice onion and fry it. Peel other vegetables, cut into pieces (the smaller the pieces, the quicker the cooking process). Add vegetables to fried onion, add water (or stock), add laurel...

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Soup : Zucchini and fresh cheese
Jan20

Soup : Zucchini and fresh cheese

Version française Green and soft, the perfect “shrek” soup for kids Ingredients : 2 courgettes 2 shallots 3 potatoes Fresh cheese (or for industrial cheese : The laughing cow, kiri, st morêt, philadelphia…) Water, vegetable stock or chicken stock Neutral oil Preparation : Peel and slice shallots and fry them. Peel other vegetables, cut into pieces (the smaller the pieces, the quicker the cooking process). Add...

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Beetroot and parsnip soup
Jan20

Beetroot and parsnip soup

Version française Pink and soft like a candy Ingredients : 2 carrots 2 potatoes 1 parsnip 2 onions 3 beetroots Water, chicken stock or vegetable stock Neutral oil Preparation : Cook beetroots (salted boiling water or for more ways to cook beetroots : here). Peel and slice onions and fry them. Peel other vegetables, cut into pieces (the smaller the pieces, the quicker the cooking process). Add vegetables to fried onions, add water (or...

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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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A gourmet restaurant in Vietnam?!?
Dec04

A gourmet restaurant in Vietnam?!?

Version française No tight budget tonight, we’re going to a gourmet restaurant in Mai chau, vietnam After a very difficult time crossing the laotian border (hitchhikking) we had a few days of the magic combo : Bed, snacks and sleep. We finally put our shoes back on, filled our bottles with water and hit the countryside for some hikking in the mountains. On the way back, we passed in front of the “ecolodge” of the...

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The adventurer soup – Laos
Nov20

The adventurer soup – Laos

Version française Make a meal in the middle of the jungle without any tool or any ingredient except fish and a knorr bag… yes it’s possible ! A few days ago we went to the jungle for 3 days of trekking. We were in a group of 10 persons (erf…) and the main idea was to discover the jungle and what life looks like in this jungle and in the ethnical villages around this area. Yes it was a touristic thing to do but No we...

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