Posts tagged olives


Mediterranean tofu cakes with warm roasted pepper, eggplant salad and green olive tapenade

Galettes Mediterranéennes de tofu, salade tiède de poivrons et aubergines grillés, tapenade d’olives vertes Originally, I had something else in mind, I wanted to use this tofu as the stuffing of some filo dough triangles. Unfortunately, sometimes things change…since I had no filo dough in my [...]

Happy lunch – Stuffed Branzino

Pranzino felicissimo – Branzino ripieno I don’t know you, but a good meal,”me met de bonne humeur“! It totally makes me happy, and lifts up my mood…since Mr. F is traveling to Europe for a couple of weeks, I am taking this time off to treat myself with meals I love, just like this one. I love to [...]

A salad Niçoise unlike others – Salade Niçoise with broiled salmon skewer and tapenade tartine with poached egg

Une salade Niçoise pas comme les autres – Salade niçoise avec brochette de saumon grillé, et tartine de tapenade à l’oeuf poché When you eat out, salades niçoises are always more or less the same, with minor variations from one restaurant to another…and often a little on the boring side. So after a [...]

When you have too much dough – Mini quiches with zucchini, olives, feta and mint, wholewheat crust with herbes de Provence

Quand on a des restes de pâte – Mini quiches aux courgettes, olives, feta et menthe, pâte brisée complète aux herbes de Provence I made a large quiche just like those mini ones for a dinner party, and I had leftover dough…which I did not want to throw away. Why throw away food that you enjoyed [...]

Guest post – Green tea soba noodles with baby octopus, sundried tomatoes, seaweed and olives

Guest post – Soba au thé vert avec petits poulpes, tomates séchées, algues et olives One of the greatest gentleman in the food blogsphere, Lazaro Bernal form Lazaro Cooks kindly requested me if I could guest post on his blog. Of course, I accepted with great enthusiasm and excitement. I think [...]

Fresh is so fresh – Eggplant caviar on tomato tartare and olive balsamic vinaigrette

Caviar d’aubergine sur tartare de tomates, vinaigrette d’olives noires et balsamique Caviar d’aubergine is a typical French dish, but it does not mean it includes caviar in its ingredient list, it’s basically a vegan dish if you don’t add the parmesan on top. Eggplant caviar is made out of [...]

A "déjà vu" cake – Traditional French gruyère, green olives and ham cake

Un cake déjà vu – Cake traditionnel au gruyère, olives et jambon Savory cakes are very popular in France, everyone has its own version and makes them for appetizers with drinks when you have a guests over. You cut them in small bites and pass them along with drinks. Usually, I don’t like to [...]

No I did not miss you – Roasted chicken thighs with lemon, herbs, olives and sunburst squash

Non, tu ne m’as pas manqué -  Cuisses de poulet rôties aux herbes, citron et olives à la courge Since I don’t really eat meat, I know my blog lacks meat recipes, I figured that when I cook for some non-vegetarian people who do eat meat, I take the opportunity for putting up the recipe on the blog. [...]

Snapper or not snapper ? – Red snapper kebabs with orange and olive vinaigrette on fennel fondue

Vous avez dit Vivaneau?- Brochettes de vivaneau grillé à la vinaigrette d’orange et olives sur fondue de fenouil I went grocery shopping yesterday and again I went crazy with fish and seafood. I have always thought I knew what red snapper was in French…in my mind I had no doubt it was “rougets” [...]

Alain Ducasse's dumplings – Steamed tomato and olive dumplings with soy-balsamic dipping sauce

Les ravioles d’Alain Ducasse – Ravioles de tomate et olives vapeur, sauce soja et balsamique Since I have been talking about alain Ducasse and that he is one of my favorite chefs,  and one of the most prestigious in France with its 14 Michelin stars, I thought to present one of his recipes that [...]
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