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Moroccan spiced mince filos

Moroccan spiced mince filos

I’m always looking for any excuse to use my spices in my cupboard, so I found this Moroccan spiced mince parcels from https://www.allrecipes.com with cinnamon, cumin, ras-el-hanout and paprika! Gorgeous! I served them with green beans, courgette and peas. It was very easy and quick to prepare […]

Poke Bowls

Poke Bowls

This is my idea of a perfect lunch, a healthy Poke Bowl, full of goodness, packed with vitamins, and super delicious. You can literally put anything you fancy, I always make sure to add some protein to keep my energy levels up for the rest […]

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Luscious Chocolate Mousse inspired by https://www.deliaonline.com’ s Complete How to Cook book. I love the simplicity of this recipe as you only need 2 ingredients, chocolate and eggs, and it’s a perfect dessert for dairy intolerant persons. I served it with fresh raspberries, a match […]

“Pizza-style” tart

“Pizza-style” tart

I love my savoury tarts, and try to be creative and use different sauces for the base, varying from tapenade, mustard, red or green pesto, aubergine base… and then for the topping I try to use the vegetables I have in my fridge, and often […]

Pepper, Olive & Ham Cake

Pepper, Olive & Ham Cake

Cake Salé or Savoury cakes are very popular in France and are similar to a quick bread, like a banana bread. We make them for different occasions such as a picnic or a buffet meal with a green salad or for aperitif bites. It is […]

Baked Figs and Pears with Ginger & Hazelnut Soya Ice Cream

Baked Figs and Pears with Ginger & Hazelnut Soya Ice Cream

On our way to Primark with my daughter, I saw a big punnet of figs in Tooting Market for only £3 and could not resist buying it, imagining all the different ways to use them. I loooooove figs. I wanted to do a healthy-ish dessert […]

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

How do you eat your butternut squash? in a soup? roasted? hot? cold? I love to experiment with different recipes and I was inspired by an account on Instagram (bibi_esquerre) with her lovely roasted slices of butternut squash. The way to do it is very […]

Crispy Seabass with Veggie Stir Fry

Crispy Seabass with Veggie Stir Fry

What are your New Year’s resolutions? dry January? meat free? reduce sugar intake? hit the gym? get rid of the extra pounds gained during Christmas? It is all about balance and we should try ideally to eat and drink with moderation all year round and […]

Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

It is a delicious Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie from https://www.bbcgoodfood.com December 2018 issue. This was very Christmassy and a bit different from individual mince pies. It was very easy to do and delicious if you like mincemeat and marzipan. ➡️ 500gr shortcrust pastry ➡️ 150gr Marzipan, […]

Galette des Rois (Kings’ cake)

Galette des Rois (Kings’ cake)

The galette des rois is a puff pastry cake made of almonds, butter, eggs and sugar and is traditionally shared at Epiphany, on 6 January, celebrating the moment when baby Jesus was presented to the Three Wise Men, Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar, in Bethlehem. A small […]