Recipe : Chocolate brioche !
Jan18

Recipe : Chocolate brioche !

Version française There is nothing better than a fresh brioche for a sunday brunch… especially if it’s filled with chocolat ! A very soft and pretty brioche (milk style bread) for a sustainable sunday or tea time. No extra wrapping, no preservatives, no additives and definitely homemade… challenge accepted ! Ingredients : 400 g T55 flour 50 g sugar 8 g dried yeast 3 egg yolks 1,5 tsp salt 20 cl milk 70 g soft butter...

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Recipe : Licor de leite – Liquor made with milk and chocolate
Jan08

Recipe : Licor de leite – Liquor made with milk and chocolate

Version française Make your own liquor… super easy ! I’ve learned how to make fruits liquor when I was in Coimbra, in Portugal thanks to Emilie, a portuguese lady from Mangualde. A lot of “aguardente” and a bit of maceration for a delicious alcoholic drink. And today, I’m sharing this milk and chocolate based recipe published by Sylvain from the blog un peu gay dans les coings (fr only) that I made and...

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Recipe : Winter vegetables poêlée
Jan04

Recipe : Winter vegetables poêlée

Version française Some roots vegetables to warm your taste buds up As a side dish or just like this, this root vegetables poêlée will help you rediscover the charm of our winter vegetables and their delicious slightly sweet taste… It’s all about the right way to cook them, still a little bit crispy but not raw ! Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 1 leek 2 carrots (170 g) 2 potatoes (200 g) 1/2 parsnip (100 g) 2 ou 3 jerusalem...

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Recipe : chocolate and tonka bean biscuits
Dec21

Recipe : chocolate and tonka bean biscuits

Version française De délicieux petits sablés croquants pour des goûters épicés If you understand french and you don’t know Isa yet from the blog Pourquoi pas Isa, know that this recipe is inspired by one of hers and that you can find on her blog tons of extremely mouth watering recipes. Since we’ll be celebrating Christmas in 3 days and you know I’m quite serious about my new sustainable way of living, you...

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Recipe : The best ginger bread recipe !
Dec13

Recipe : The best ginger bread recipe !

Version française A delicious recipe from my childhood for a special Xmas tea party My mum won the first price at last year’s ginger bread contest in our small town in the south east of France… Without a moment of hesitation she sent me the recipe so that I could share it with you guys… I tested it, it’s definitely my favorite recipe too (Thanks mum !) Ingredients : 250 g honey 250 g flour 80 g brown sugar 13 g...

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Recipe : Beetroot, parsnip, carrot and taragon soup
Dec05

Recipe : Beetroot, parsnip, carrot and taragon soup

Version française The perfect halloween soup I’m definitely far behind with my recipes since I thought this soup would be a perfect match for halloween. And the season is almost over for the beets which makes it even more not a good sustainable match for early december but I still love beetroot and the fact that this little gem is full of minerals and vitamins A & C and I’m a huge soup fan so let’s say I’m...

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Recipe : colorful and seasonal veggies poêlée
Nov30

Recipe : colorful and seasonal veggies poêlée

Version française For using your veggies leftovers or simply for the pleasure of enjoying a super colorful poêlée Ingredients (for 2 persons) : 8 green cabbage leaves 6 Brussels sprouts 10 fingerling potatoes 1 leek 1 beetroot 1/2 garlic clove Coarse salt Olive or groundnut oil 1 sprig of thym Preparation : Cook fingerling potatoes in a sautée pan with oil, thym and coarse salt, medium to low heat, cover. Meanwhile : Bring 2 pans full...

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Recipe : Vegan dips, the easiest cooking process ever !
Nov23

Recipe : Vegan dips, the easiest cooking process ever !

Version française When you don’t know what to do with your vegetables leftovers : Try this recipe !  I discovered “Rencontre des continents” at the environment festival last summer. It’s an association  working on sustainable food and they were offering a “class” and tasting of this vegan “houmous” method on their booth. And when you have vegetables leftovers and frineds coming over, you...

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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 : Homemade chestnut purée
Nov02

Recipe : Homemade chestnut purée

Version française Did you say automn? It’s chestnut O’clock !!! Are you looking for an outdoor activity these days ? What about a chestnut hunt ?!? It’s free, fun and gives you a good excuse to spend some time outside with your family and/or friends. Ingredients (500 g peeled chestnut = 2,5 jam jar) : Your chestnuts (my example here is based on 500 g) Half weight of peeled chestnut in sugar (250 g) Half weight of...

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