Month: March 2018

Put some sun in your bowl with this orange winter potage

Put some sun in your bowl with this orange winter potage

Squash, the winter queen, is often in our plates at this time of the year. Pumpkin and butternut squash are the varieties easiest to find in my neighbourhood, so I buy them most often. It also happens that they are both bursting with nutrients that…

Broccoli & quinoa double veggie burger

Broccoli & quinoa double veggie burger

I have tested several veggie burger recipes and I have always found them more or less… stodgy, if you know what I mean. A bit dry and sticky in the mouth. Maybe it is because they are mostly made of cereals and pulses, like corn-starch,…

Cauliflower Sunday roast & its vegetables

Cauliflower Sunday roast & its vegetables

Cauliflower Sunday roast is a vegetarian (and vegan) dish ideal for those trying to eat as less meat as possible or are in a process of getting rid of it completely. Rich in flavour and fulfilling, it will pass the test of standing in for…

Japan-inspired veggie soba miso soup

Japan-inspired veggie soba miso soup

This soba miso soup is one of our home classics. It is inspired by our trip to Japan more than 10 years ago. During these three unforgettable weeks of discovering Tokyo, Kyoto and the surroundings, soba miso soup was our most favourite fast-food. It is…

Butter is for bread, oil is for cooking.

Butter is for bread, oil is for cooking.

I do not use butter for cooking. Except for some desserts. Ideally butter should not be heated and excessive butter consumption can lead to health problems – mostly cardiovascular as it is high in saturated fat. However, it is delicious when melting slowly on a…

There is so much better than the white flour

There is so much better than the white flour

I cut back on white flour. Considerably. Of course, I still have cravings for croissants and brioches and all sorts of choux pastry, they are irresistible! However, I have also discovered many delicious substitutes for white flour. When kneading by hand, I mix diverse organic…