Category: Salty Recipes

thaï spiced squash soup

thaï spiced squash soup

You can swap the squash with pumpkin or butternut if you prefer. It works well, I tried! If you need a simple and safe way to peel and chop squash view all the videos on You Tube😉

Spinach leaf basket

Spinach leaf basket

If you are not feeling confident about cooking, limiting yourself to this kind of recipe is a good way to start😀.

Christine cannelés from Bordeaux

Christine cannelés from Bordeaux

The cannelé (prononce can-eh-lay) de Bordeaux is a famous, delicate and small French pasty. Translation by Mapie. Thank you Mapie😍

Jeanne’s quinoa caprese

Jeanne’s quinoa caprese

It’s simple, easy to prepare and a perfect way to eat vegetables. You can serve it as a side dish for 6 to 8 people or double your portion to make it a meal for 4.

Anne’s Curry Seafood Salad

Anne’s Curry Seafood Salad

This simple seafood salad means a lot to me : it brings me back to the time I lived in Nouméa, New Caledonia 25 years ago. I used to make this recipe very regularly but that was a long time ago and it took me time 

Karin’s crab meat and brandy au gratin

Karin’s crab meat and brandy au gratin

I use brown and white fish crab meat. It is ideal as a light lunch or dinner with a salad and always win compliments.

Benjamin’s beef & cheese yakitori skewers

Benjamin’s beef & cheese yakitori skewers

The combinaison of thin slices of beef wrapped around a piece of comté cheese is totally irresistible !

Accras from Martinique & Thomas’Ti punch

Accras from Martinique & Thomas’Ti punch

It’s really a lot easier than it seems but it involves frying so be careful. Good to know : cod accras are part of the traditional Caribbean cuisine. This dish is generally served  in Martinique as an appetizer with Ti Punch. Thomas’TI Punch is made of 5cl of white 

French Onion Soup by Paul Bocuse My Style

French Onion Soup by Paul Bocuse My Style

In Lyon this soup dish is a speciality and is often served in the evening for family or close friends dinner parties, for late supper or even as an early morning delicacy after dancing all night. Thank you to the famous chef ‘s team who 

Mary’s pesto recipe

Mary’s pesto recipe

May be frozen. Quick and easy to prepare.

Fancy Caprese salad

Fancy Caprese salad

Easy ! Great ingredients are the key.. Good to know : The term used for the real  di Bufala Campana Mozzarella cheese is unfortunately also used for the ordinary di Bufala Mozzarella produced and industrialized from cow milk in many countries apart from Italy. The Mozzarella di Bufala Campana trademark and DOC 

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

This soup can be made days in advance if kept in the fridge. If you have a dinner party : You may add small unshelled prawns or shrimps or sauteed small scallops. It’s a bit more hearty and it’s very delicious as well! ​

Homemade gravlax style salmon

Homemade gravlax style salmon

It’s a Scandinavian classic dish, thank you Francine for the recipe 😋😘 You can try it with vodka instead of gin. Many recipes recommend freezing the fish before curing in order to kill any parasites. It makes a stunning party platter if you serve it up appetizer style. For 

Emily’s dipping sauce

Emily’s dipping sauce

This Nuoc Mām sauce can be kept for three to four weeks in a sealed container in the refrigerator. You can use it with my spring rolls recipe for example.

Suzanne’s shrimp toasts

Suzanne’s shrimp toasts

This crispy appetizer is easy to prepare. Every bit is delicious, and addictive!

My lemon tart

My lemon tart

It can be made up to 36 hours in advance and it is just the classic French ” tarte au citron”. You’ll love it!

Smoked salmon and ricotta terrine

Smoked salmon and ricotta terrine

It’s  is easy to prepare, really impressive and elegant as a starter.

Beef with spicy peanut sauce

Beef with spicy peanut sauce

An easy dish to prepare at the last minute.

Cherry tomatoes crumble

Cherry tomatoes crumble

Keeps for about a 4 days in the fridge. Eat cold or reheat and serve warm.

Refreshing Avocado Mousse &  Smoked Salmon

Refreshing Avocado Mousse & Smoked Salmon

Very easy to prepare. For special events you can add some salmon roe on the top. Thanks Mapie for the translation ????

Severine’s marinated raw tuna

Severine’s marinated raw tuna

This recipe can be quickly prepared at the last minute if you get help of another person. The leftover you have kept in the refrigerator may be eaten within 12 hours with Japanese rice.

Mini goat cheese apple & honey tart

Mini goat cheese apple & honey tart

Prepare this recipe with children. Baking is fun and it can be frozen.

My cauliflower, avocado, pomegranate & quinoa salad

My cauliflower, avocado, pomegranate & quinoa salad

This salad was created the day two of my friends brought their salads for lunch: this delicious, refreshing and creative salad is a mix of both! Thanks Catherine and Chrystele!

Zucchini and fresh Herbs Terrine

Zucchini and fresh Herbs Terrine

This terrine’s taste is lovely and fresh. It is a great dish for vegetarian.

Aubergine with black garlic my way

Aubergine with black garlic my way

The Telegraph published a similar recipe in 2014 created by Yotam Ottolenghi. Long time fans of this very famous cook are familiar with it. Now, it is one of the most popular dishes of the Nopi restaurant in London.  My recipe is more simple but 

Catherine’s Bhel Puri 🌺

Catherine’s Bhel Puri 🌺

Bhel Puri is a low calorie snack most commonly sold by the street vendors on the push carts in Mumbay.  There are lots of different recipes. This one is inspired by Dishoom, a famous Indian restaurant in London. Much of the fun of eating Bhel Puri is in 

Tzatziki recipe

Tzatziki recipe

Tzatziki is a classic Greek Mezzé made from yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil, and fresh dill. This recipe is served cold and can be kept in the refrigerator several days. It is super easy to prepare.

Salmon & Avocado Chirashi my Way

Salmon & Avocado Chirashi my Way

For starters buy your ingredients in a Japanese grocery store. The store keepers will help you find everything you need and will be of good advice. The packaging are usually in reasonable  sizes (1 kilo for rice, half liters for the rest) contrary to the selection 

Zucchini Goat Cheese & Thyme Tart

Zucchini Goat Cheese & Thyme Tart

This tart may conveniently be re-heated at a temperature of 160° for 15 minutes. It should preferably be served hot or warm. ​

Hummus by Lamia

Hummus by Lamia

Lamia prefers her houmous silky smooth. She uses canned chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon, and olive oil. THE RECIPE IS COMING SOON

Maryse’s French Tapenade

Maryse’s French Tapenade

I highly recommend this tapenade recipe. Making it is actually pretty easy. You just need a blender and to wait a few hours…

Agnès’s gluten-free, flour-free & yeast-free loaf

Agnès’s gluten-free, flour-free & yeast-free loaf

This recipe was inspired by Sarah Britton’s “The life-changing loaf” As a holistic nutritionist, she started her incredible blog in 2007 : My new roots – How to make healthy choices every day- Dear Sarah, I’m French and I have a cooking blog too. Since I