Carrots part 2 – Carrot greens galettes with carrots and edamame saute, tahini-yogurt-lemon sauce

Galettes aux fanes de carottes, sur carottes et édamame sautés, sauce tahini-yaourt-citron I bought a juicer a long time ago. I thought I would start juicing, then after one week, I got tired of cleaning the machine, so that went in the basement, where all the unused “things” sit. It almost looks [...]

Carrots, carrots and more carrots – Black lentils on carrot purée, roasted carrots, shave carrots and fried leeks

Carottes et encore des carottes – Lentilles noires sur purée de carotte, carottes rôties, et poireaux frits If you are a carrot fan, this is your dish. After my wonderful trip to Portland, I came back very inspired. This is a Portland inspired dish, that I ate at Coquine restaurant. Basically, [...]

Some kind of salad niçoise

Un genre de salade niçoise After my little trip to Portland, I came back very inspired, with lots of recipe ideas. I think I fell in love with the city, its beautiful trails and restaurant scene, not to mention the gorgeous neighborhoods with magnificent trees and greenery. Portland truly has [...]

Yams and zucchini mille feuilles, sauté tofu steak, wild mushrooms and tomato fondue

Mille feuille de yams et courgettes aux herbes, steak de tofu sauté, fondue de tomates aux champignons sauvages Today I had in mind to make something completely different for lunch. I have no idea why I ended up with this recipe. Mysteries of the brain. It certainly made my day. This is vegan, [...]

Shrimp and spinach bastilla

Bastilla de crevettes et épinards   I have made chicken bastilla quite often but never with shrimps. Originally, I was thinking of a vegetarian version, then I thought shrimps would be a good idea. Bastilla is a Moroccan dish usually filled with meat or fish/seafood and wrapped in filo dough, [...]

Beet carpaccio with raspberries and raspberry vinegar dressing, goat yogurt herb sauce

Carpaccio de betteraves aux framboises et vinaigre de framboises, sauce yaourt grec, ail, citron et menthe I love weekends, especially when I have enough time to explore new recipes and cook. That is my perfect weekend, and even more perfect when my experiments turn out delicious. Strangely [...]

Très mango – Mango papillote three ways

Très mangue – Papillote de mangues trois façons It’s the season for those gorgeous keitt mangoes, so nothing better that using seasonal fruits. They only last for a couple of months so don’t miss on that. You will recognize them because they’re very large, and whose skin remains green even when [...]

Celery root purée, braised fennel and scallop with mango vinegar glaze

Purée de celeri rave, fenouil braisé à l’orange et St Jacques au vinaigre de mangue   I haven’t celery rave in a long time, for no specific reason, maybe because I don’t enjoy peeling it. is that a good enough reason? maybe not. In France we eat celery rave a lot, mainly in rémoulade. Rémoulade is [...]

Buckwheat pasta with roasted beets and beet leaves pesto

Tagliatelle al grano saraceno con barbabietole e pesto con foglie di barbabietole Don’t throw away the green leaves of the root vegetables, they’re completely eatable and delicious. Beets are a zero waste vegetable. You can prepare the beet leaves like any other greens. Saute it, raw in salads, [...]

Polenta cakes with spinach, feta and herbs, roasted red pepper coulis

Sformatini di polenta con spinaci, feta e erbe, coulis di peperoni arrosto I am not sure how this recipe was made alive, I kept looking at my two packs of polenta, thinking I need to use them at some point. I love polenta, I just never think of making it. It’s one of those things that you need [...]
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