French summer vegetable tian

Tian is on the one hand a traditional Provencal dish, originally a simple flat or glazed stoneware, and secondly a culinary preparation, which is typical of Avignon and is considered a specialty by a large part of Provence. This is a variation on the classic, but it is my preferred version. I found it years … Continue reading French summer vegetable tian

Parisian salad with asparagus

Another little salad from my repertoire! I love it, it's so fresh, light and elegant ! Serves 4 1 head butter lettuce 1/2 head red leaf lettuce250 g fresh or frozen asparagus Prepare the salad. Wash lettuce, dry thoroughly, and break into bite-size pieces, discarding heavy center stalk. When the asparagus is not too fresh … Continue reading Parisian salad with asparagus

Vegan Buddha Bowl

Another recipe that I loved when I was a student was the Energy Salad with its light dressing by Harvey Diamond. As mentioned in the recipe of the garlic green beans, I was really a huge fan. Well this actually this salad succeeded even to make a salad eater out of my husband when we … Continue reading Vegan Buddha Bowl

Panini Caprese

A really, really simple and quick recipe to share with you you. This is my way of doing Panini Caprese. For 4 people (unless you have teenagers in the house) 4 panini breadsgreen pestoMozzarella cheese fresh tomatoes sundried tomatoes in oilfresh basil leavesSalt (I love my herb salt) freshly ground black pepper Cut the Panini … Continue reading Panini Caprese

Beetroot Carpaccio

The beetroot carpaccio that I will make for myself, as a flexitarian, as a starter at Christmas while my in-laws eat oysters. I use my special Mandoline V to cut thin slices of the beetrote and give an additional colour boost to the grilled cheese with my chalumeau! It's a vegetarian appetizer which is beautiful … Continue reading Beetroot Carpaccio

Gnocchi – Tomato One Pot

I will quickly share with you a delicious vegetarian recipe for midweek meals ready in 30 minutes requiring only a frying pan. It is one that I found a couple of years ago on BBC Good Food and is one that I have used ever since! If you would like to prepare the gnocchi from … Continue reading Gnocchi – Tomato One Pot

BBQ – Summer Vegetable Parcels

It's time for BBQs!!!! Finally the sun is arriving, warm weather, gardens in bloom, people being happy thanks to these rays of sunlight shining on them. There are a couple of side dishes for BBQs that I enjoy hugely! The Vegetable Parcels are always very popular! 1 kg mixed baby vegetables (carrots, squash, corn cobs, … Continue reading BBQ – Summer Vegetable Parcels

Spinach Pancake Torte

A recipe that my grandmother always used to make for me and that I still love to prepare for my family is the Spinach Pancake Torte. Extremely easy to prepare and a stunning centerpiece for your table! More pancake recipes here. 300 g of mature cheese - I used Gruyère but a mature cheddar is … Continue reading Spinach Pancake Torte

6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese

Sometimes the only way the kids - and some adults - will eat vegetables is by sneaking it past them. This pasta sauce has proved to be a life saver especially with our youngest who is blocking vegetables at the moment. The bonus is that it is delicious for the entire family and it's freezeable! … Continue reading 6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese

Vegetarian Moussaka

For years this has been one of my all time favourite dishes! It is a really flavourful main-course dish. Either to be served with warm fresh bread as a hearty satisfying dish or with a green salad for a touch of freshness. Recipe Vegetarian Moussaka Serves 6 500 g eggplant, sliced1 can of green lentils3 … Continue reading Vegetarian Moussaka