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24 October 2019

Leeks pie

Main courses

Days start to get shorter, temperatures are dropping, no doubt, fall is here. It’s time to come up with a generous comfort leeks pie.…

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11 July 2019

Berlin Balls (surprise doughnuts)

Sweets

Ok, it’s not the healthiest thing to eat, it’s a bit greasy and sugary, but it’s so delicious and such a regressive pleasure that it’s allowed sometime anyway… And how do you expect to have « madeleines de Proust » later if you don’t start by eating them……

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13 June 2019

Fairies’ Champagne & Elderflowers wine

Elixirs

Those elixirs from fairies, witches and woodland sorceress will accompany your aperitifs throughout the summer… Success guaranteed ! Warning : in case of hallucinations, it’s useless to incriminate the magic, rather refer to the amount drunk.…

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23 May 2019

Crème brûlée flavored with acacias’ flowers

Desserts

Quick ! The season of the acacias’ flowers has begun and it never lasts enough… And for a change, after flowers fritters, let yourself be tempted by the most delicate crème brûlée… And also, as an advice, keep the children away if you want to have the time to taste it……

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2 May 2019

Cod fish with wild garlic pesto and spring flowers

Main courses

Natural and delicate tastes,  combinations of original and subtle flavors, this digestible and healthy recipe combine delicacy and lightness. Plus, it’s a real pleasure for the eyes… Welcome to Spring ! However, we do not guarantee an absolute success with the kids… But ours devoured it (yes, under threat, but anyway)……

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29 April 2019

#2 Wild garlic

Little herbarium of wild aromatic plants

The wild garlic, or bear’s garlic (Allium ursinum), grows at the end of winter, in wet and shaded places, or near small streams. It releases a strong fragrance of garlic. It can be used in pesto, raw or cooked, to perfume salads, soups, gratins, omelets, cheeses, risottos… It’s delicate taste is a delight.…

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28 April 2019

#1 The ground ivy

Little herbarium of wild aromatic plants

The ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea) is an aromatic plant of the same family as mint and melissa. Its powerful smell actually reminds of mint. It can be recognized by its square stem, the heart-shaped leaves with circular teeth that grow with an angle of 90° at every level, and by the purple flowers that bloom in the spring and look like tiny little orchids.…

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23 April 2019

Fillets of red mullet dressed in spring

Main courses

Super easy, fancy, melting, crispy and acidulous, this recipe is a simple joy. Caviar lemon brings in all the originality and explodes in the mouth like a fireworks. And the recipe works with almost every white fishes… For a lactosefree recipe, remove the cream and add a little bit more of olive oil in the mashed potatoes……

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3 April 2019

Blueberries stuffed pastry

Desserts

And here is “A Princess and a pea” dessert. And if the the number of the filo pastry sheets choice might seem quite random, be sure it’s not. This allows to eat every floor like a delicate sandwich, with fingertips, and incidentally, it avoids the transformation of the dessert into an amorphous magma, not very “princess style” anymore……

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11 March 2019

Saltimbocca

Main courses

What a better way to make you want to try this recipe than its literal translation : « jump in mouth » ? (Except for those who remember the Alien movies). A gourmet dish to share for every occasions……

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