Posts tagged tomatoes


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, [...]

No flour pizza – Cauliflower crust pizza with mushrooms, fontina, cherry tomatoes and basil

La pizza senza farina – Pizza con impasto al cavolfiore, funghi, fontina pomodori e basilico I wanted to take more different pictures of this pizza with a more close up on a cut slice but unfortunately, my battery went off, so all I had time to take was a whole pizza uncut. Since everyone has been [...]

When the sun is hiding – Broccoli, cumin and feta galettes, saute kale, butter bean avocado salad

Quand le soleil se cache – Galettes de brocoli au cumin et feta, salade de haricots, avocat à la menthe Believe it or not, this dish belongs to the express category. Today feeling exhausted and hungry, and not in the best mood, probably because of a foggy weather (San Francisco weather in the [...]

Fresh corn polenta, wild mushrooms sauce with herbs and truffle oil

Polenta con mais, sugo ai funghi e olio al tartufo I had two corn cobs that I had no inspiration on how to prepare, so after going through Plenty the book of Yotam Ottolenghi, I came across an interesting idea…using fresh corn to make polenta. Why not? This intrigued me so I decided to use his [...]

One old and rustic pasta – Tuscan Pici with aglione sauce and artichokes

Pasta rustica – Pici Toscani all’aglione e carciofini Going back to what I like best…making homemade pasta. I made these to my parents when I went visit and they loved it. Marche (where my family is from) and Tuscany are close by regions and have similar cuisines (of course with some variations), [...]

Back to Provence – Tian Provencal and tapenade tartine

De retour en Provence – Tian Provençal et tartine de tapenade Tian is a traditional dish from Provence, and should be made in a clay dish…since I just broke mine, I had to use a Pyrex one. The vegetables are sliced thinly, placed upright and cooked in the oven for a long time. You can add goat [...]

I can play the mandoline – Zucchini tagliatelle with spicy chick pea tomato sauce

Posso suonare il mandolino – Tagliatelle di zucchine con salsa al pomodoro, ceci e origano I bought a new mandoline before I would slice a few of my fingers, one day I cut the tip of my index while shaving fennel and had to go to the emergency room, so my new mandoline is much better and safer, and [...]

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 [...]

The tartine for busy days – Tartine with sauté dandelions, grilled tomatoes, poached egg, olive vinaigrette

Une tartine pour les jours chargés – Tartine aux pissenlits, tomates grillées et oeuf poché, vinaigrette aux olives What do you do when you have dandelions in the refrigerator, no time to cook and a huge craving for dandelions? Well, you can make this lovely tartine. I did not feel like having [...]
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