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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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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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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yogurt soup – Turkey
Jul19

yogurt soup – Turkey

Version française Yogurt soup, pur turkish product Ingredients for4 persons: 1 egg (mixed) 250 g greek yogurt 6 garlic cloves Water (1,5 litre) with a poultry cube or directly 1.5 litter of poultry broth Rice from yesterday (alredy cooked – around 70 g) 1 tablespoon of tomato purée mixed with a bit of boiling water Paprika Chili flakes Black pepper Dryed mint Note : The idea of mixing eggs and yogurt is to avoid the yogurt to...

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Lentil soup – Turkey
Jul12

Lentil soup – Turkey

Version française Lentil soup, turkish way Ingredients for 4 persons: 250g of red lentils 1 onion 1 carrot 1/2 lemon ( cut into 2 pieces and keep the skin) 1/2 potato 1/2 tomato 1 spoon of tomato purée dried mint (1 tablespoon) Chili flakes (1 tablespoon) Black pepper (1 teaspoon) Olive oil Wash the lentils with a lot of fresh water. Cut all the vegetables into big pieces and put them all together with the lentils in a big pan. Add...

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