Easy meal #6 : thaï beef salad

Salade de boeuf thaï / beef thaï salad

Easy meal #6 : thaï beef salad This Thaï salad is a complete dish, fast and easy to make. You will find all the exotic products I mention below in your usual supermarket… Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 3 minutes Ingredients (4-5 servings) :  2 garlic cloves 2 fresh white onions 1 mint bouquet 1 coriander bouquet 2 tablespoons sesame oil 4 tablespoons oyster sauce 3 tablespoons crushed cashew nuts One big cucumber 400 g beef  (rump…

Friday cake #17 : madeleines & straberry soup

Madeleines et soupe de fraises / Small cakes and strawberry soup

Friday cake #17 : madeleines & straberry soup Here you can find a very traditional French recipe a dear friend of mine gave to me years ago : madeleines (shell-shaped cookies). They are delicious to eat during summer with a fresh strawberry soup… Preparation time : 15 minutes Resting time : 1H30 Cooking time : 8 minutes Ingredients For the madeleines (around 40 pièces) :  225 g melted butter 4 eggs 230 g caster sugar 275 g plain flour 15 g…

Rose Bakery Rive Gauche : Tea Room spirit

Rose Bakery au BM

Rose Bakery Rive Gauche : Tea Room spirit Rose Bakery on the Left Bank is a real London tea room with large space, cosy sofas, big windows… Everything we need to feel at ease and have long talks with friends!!! We are far from the ‘root’ atmosphere of the well-known Rose Bakery … You can eat there all day long : delicious breakfast in the morning (love their granula!!!), gourmet lunch, afternoon tea with srumptious cakes! The menu frenquently changes….

Friday cake #16 : cherry & ricotta fudge cake

Cherry & ricotta cake - gâteau cerise&ricotta

Friday cake #14 : cherry & ricotta fudge cake June is the Cherry month… And I’m completely mad about cherries I must say ! Here you can find an easy and very tasteful recipe using cherries, Ricotta cheese and almonds… Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : around 30 minutes Ingredients : 200 g plain flour 180 g caster sugar 200 g Ricotta  cheese (or Philadelphia chees) 3 eggs 80 g unsalted butter Around 40 cherries 1 teaspoon baking…

Easy meal #5 : courgette&mint risotto

Easy meal #5 : mint & courgette risotto This recipe is inspired by a great lunch I had with my husband at Rose Bakery’s, in Paris. I’ve tried to make quite the same recipe but with my own ingredients and measurements. Preparation time : 5 minutes Cooking time : 25 minutes Ingredients : 120 g Arborio rice 80 g Parmesan cheese 25 g butter 1/2 white oignon 2 small courgettes 20 fresh mint leaves 20 baby spinach leaves Water Salt and pepper…

Friday cake #14 : summer smoothies

Friday cake #12 : smoothies

Friday cake #14 : summer smoothies Today Friday cake is not a cake!!! … None the less, you can taste these smoothies with small cakes if you want… 😉  The three recipes I give here are totally home-inspired : so don’t hesitate to give me your feedback! The recipe is quite simple : you just have to mix all the ingredients together! The only thing is that you need a good mixer (the best one is Vitamix as Gwyneth Paltrow preaches it)… but you can use,…

Welcome to Causses’ world

causses alimentation générale

Welcome to Causses’ world (Paris) Let me introduce you to a very good grocery that opened 2 years ago in South Pigalle, rue Notre-Dame-De-Lorette. I really love this place, located in an area I know very well since I lived there 10 years ago… This grocery is just perfect  : ethical commitment with productors, consumers and staff, very good products (organic, local mainly,… or very refined ones). Even the architecture and the retro-modern design is part of the visit! You…

Friday cake #13 : matcha tea tiramisu

tiramisu au thé matcha

Friday cake #13 : matcha tea tiramisu Today, we make a new version of the Italian Tiramisu inspired by summer … and Japan! This is a very easy recipe, not too fat ! At home, we love this recipe with lots of fruits… Preparation time : 10 minutes Refrigeration time : 3 hours at least  Ingredients ( 6-8 servings) 400 g  fresh strawberries 15-20 finger biscuits 250 g Mascarpone cheese 120 g caster sugar 1 teaspoon of matcha tea powder (max) 2 eggs…

Friday cake #12 : rhubarb crumble cake

Crumble cake à la rhubarbe

Friday cake #12 : rhubarb crumble cake This is a seasonal recipe, with lots of rhubarb, which I love because of its acidulous taste…  Preparation time : 15 minutes Cooking time : 45 minutes Ingredients (serves 6-8) Cake 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 cup blended yogurt 1 pound diced rhubarb 1/2 cup melted butter Topping 1/2 cup  sugar 1/4 cup butter at room temperature 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1…

easy meal #4 : aubergine gratin with herbs

Aubergines aux herbes fraîches / Eggplants with fresh herbs

  This is a quite easy recipe I like to cook for dinner when summer is coming. Children love it and you can keep it fresh several days (it’s even better when you eat it the day after, hot or cold) Preparation time : 15 minutes Cooking time : 30 minutes at 370 ° F Ingredients :  Fresh chopped herbs (about 40 g) : parsley, thymes, chives leaves 70 g of grated parmesan cheese 2 eggplants (medium size) 20 cl…