The Perfect Tomato Sauce

It has been a long while... Recently, I have been super busy with work, my master degree thesis, and asking myself some existential questions (mainly considering what I should do with my life now that I have a degree). Going back to university the other day, really put me back in the "student way" of... Continue Reading →

Straighforward Halloween Treats

I think this is the very first desert recipe on the blog... I'm kind of excited that it's one that looks cute! These treats are pretty straighforward. The only tricky part is the meringue, especially if like me you do not own a thermometer. First, let me tell you that, after this experience with italian... Continue Reading →

Chinese Roasted Pork Char Siu

“Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.” - Sun Tzu, The Art of War. Sun Tzu's The Art of War has been one of my favorite books for a little over 10 years now. It is such a down-to-earth book that always provide relevant... Continue Reading →

Not Your Usual Pesto

Pesto is one of those extremely versatile sauce that ends up in a lot of recipe. The original recipe is actually made without cheese, just lots of fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and pine nuts. However it requires a lot of time and it is not that simple to make. Which is why most... Continue Reading →

Summer Ratatouille

In Nice, the end of September is usually sunny and some years you can actually still dive into the sea for a quick bath. It seems this year is just not one of those years... In the last two weeks we probably had enough rain to last until next spring. And it getting cooler, making... Continue Reading →

Mushrooms and Nuts Rillettes

I guess this is part two of rillettes recipes. Rillettes are such a nice staple to have and use on sandwiches for lunch or to serves as an apperitive. Lately, I have been experimenting with different flavors, trying to find surprising alternatives to your usual meat rillettes. I first did this recipe for a dinner... Continue Reading →

An - almost - empty fridge should not mean an empty plate.

Exciting Falafel Salad

When comes summer, I start craving salads. I really like the freshness of raw vegetables and yes all the sauces you can accompany those salads with! However, eating just raw vegetables is boring and I really think a proper salad should be colorful, nourishing and full of taste.   This recipe requires a little bit... Continue Reading →

Chicken Curry – Carribean Recipe

There are dozens upon dozens of recipes for what Europeans call Curry and everyone is different. This particular one is among my top 5 curry recipes. A bit because it's amazingly delicious and a bit because it a family recipe from my grand mother. My mom still makes it sometimes and it's a feast! This... Continue Reading →

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