This colorful selection of appetizers is a real treat for us all. They are easy to make and so tempting that no one will resist!
Category: Spring – Summer
This marmalade is absolutely delicious, but it takes time and is quite messy to prepare. I also have to add that the fruits need to be cooked soon after having been picked, so make space for a “jam making workshop” in your agenda!
Plums, prunes, or ripe pears are good options for this clafoutis too. I have tried them all and the clafoutis was delicious as well!
A colorful and easy to prepare salad. Serve with a nice Tapenade and grilled fish, and you have made yourself one great meal!
The most difficult part in this recipe is to have a ripe avocado …then, it’s only a matter of putting your talent at work and enjoy the Guacamole!
This dish is delicious when served with a green salad; it’s also great with grilled fish or meat. The secret for this recipe? Time: slow cooking is the key!
A lovely, savoury and easy to make refreshing drink. Now that I have the inspiring photo I was shooting for, I am pleased to share this recipe with you. Lemon thyme enhances all sorts of recipes and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.
This recipe is an extract from Martine Fallon’s book, “Energetic Bomb”. I wish to thank this wonderful Lady, the energetic food Ambassador in Belgium, for allowing me to publish her recipe on my website. Check her French Website martinefallon.com for more. Special thanks to my …
Preparing this delicious dish couldn’t be easier. Thank you Mapie for this recipe. Harissa comes from North Africa. It is made of chillies and a mix of various spices including cumin and caraway. The difference in chilli strength between one harissa and another can be …
It’s a light eggplant caviar easy to make. Paloma who gave me Mania’s recipe says that this eggplant caviar will become light and foamy as would a mayonnaise when you mix it properly. Adjust with olive oil to your taste accordingly.
You have to be selective with your choice of strawberries: they should be sweet, ripe and fragrant. Adjust the cooking time according to the amount of water coming out of the strawberries.
You’ll need French fromage blanc to make this recipe. If you don’t have any you can use Greek Style Natural Yogurt.
It’s a very famous English recipe. This trio of strawberries, cream and meringues is said to have originated at Eton College in the late 19th century after a pavlova-style dessert was dropped.
Adeline Brousse who created this delicious recipe I found in a magazine years ago, gave me her go to publish my own version of her recipe. Many thanks to her. Adeline is a French journalist specialized in gastronomy and wine.
The recipe isn’t as complicated as it sounds. It just requires getting started two days before serving. But, believe me, you won’t regret it!
The fruits that remind us Spring is coming and that are easily available until the summer months.
This healthy fresh fruit dessert has a high-vitamin content. Prepare it just before serving.
Christine likes it with more ginger, but Caroline and I found the ginger quantity used sufficient. It will be up to you to adapt to your taste. Ginger root is a fabulous antioxidant. When raw it is a great source of manganese and copper. The …
This salad is an all-time winner in our family. It is nutritious and well balanced and may well be considered a full meal in the summer. If you plan to serve it as a lighter starter, don’t use so much vinaigrette dressing and don’t use …
A very light and energetic recipe. Personally I’m a fan! Jeanne always has incredible recipes. Jeanne’s quinoa caprese is another one you should try.
This colorful & energizing dish is inspired from a small recipe book I love : Cantine California by Jordan Feilders. I do want to thank him and his team; I was sincerely moved by their timely response and enthusiasm as we were communicating by mail. The cheeseburger recipe …
If you are not feeling confident about cooking, limiting yourself to this kind of recipe is a good way to start.
It only takes about 20 minutes to prepare this frozen dessert which can be kept in the freezer for months. This frozen tiramisu will also be appreciated by your guests for a special dinner party and you will enjoy the idea of having your dessert …
✨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 a …
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.
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!
Bhel Puri is a low calorie snack most commonly sold by the street vendors on the push carts in Mumbay. There are a lot of different recipes. This one is inspired by Dishoom, a famous Indian restaurant in London. Much of the fun of eating Bhel Puri …
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.
You need a blender but this combinaison of oranges strawberries and blueberries is really delicious.
Hummus is a traditional middle eastern dish. It is traditionally served as a dip with Lebanese or Pita bread. I like to remove the chickpea skin, and if you choose to do so, it will take twice as long to prepare, unless you get some …