Author: Valérie Aubry

Shakshuka, Middle Eastern ratatouille with eggs
Breakfast / Brunch, Courgettes, Easy dishes, Main Dish, Middle East, Sauces, Side dishes, Single dish, Summer recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & vegan dishes

Middle Eastern ratatouille with eggs, Shakshuka

The shakshuka, a Middle Eastern ratatouille with eggs, is a simple and quick recipe to prepare. The shakshuka original recipe is made with red peppers and tomatoes, and I like to add some courgettes. For seasoning, I use Ras el hanout, a mix of spices from Morocco, paprika and cinnamon, but you can also use cumin, […]

Pink beetroot and carrot salad with feta
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Summer pink salad

Grated #beetroot #carrot #feta #freshbasil along with a mustard & honey dressing 🙂 The recipe link is on my profile. #healthyfood #vegetarianfood #recipeoftheday #healthy #vegetables #vegetarian #recipes #cooking #raw #sundaymorning #summer #summertime #yummy Una foto publicada por @valenbarcelona el 22 de May de 2016 a la(s) 9:37 PDT   The Pink beetroot and carrot salad […]

Mexican pork carnitas tacos
Appetizers, Easy dishes, Easy to prepare, Fast Food, Main Dish, Mexico, Single dish, Summer recipes

Mexican pork carnitas tacos

The pork carnitas tacos, or pulled pork, are among the most typical  street food in Mexico and you can find them in any taquerías, those little street food vendors that are so common in that country. This is famously where you will eat one of Mexico’s finest dishes, tacos being considered a very important element […]

Grilled chicken, vegetable, feta and basil
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Grilled chicken, vegetables, feta and basil

Grilled chicken, vegetables, feta and basil. It’s the perfect weather for #grilled #vegetables and #grilledchicken with #feta & fresh #basil ! To be enjoyed warm or cold as your prefer 🙂 #pornfood #yummy #grilledvegetables #instafood #recipeoftheday #lunch #foodporn #delicious #foodies #foodpic Une photo publiée par @valenbarcelona le 21 Mai 2016 à 3h05 PDT   The […]

Easy baba ganoush
Appetizers, Easy starters, Easy to prepare, Middle East, Summer recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & vegan dishes

Easy Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is an  eggplant dip traditional to Middle Eastern countries and especially in Lebanese cuisine. It looks like a cold purée, and is served with pita bread or raw vegetables sticks that people dip inside. The baba ganoush is usually made with roasted eggplant, a sesame seed cream called tahini, lemon, cumin and garlic. […]

Simple chicken and red pepper pasta
Chicken, Easy dishes, France, Pasta, Rice, Sauces, Single dish, Summer recipes

Easy chicken and red pepper pasta

It feels like Summer is coming back again this week, so it is time to  prepare my easy chicken and red pepper pasta recipe. The nice thing about this dish is that all the ingredients, red pepper, chicken and cream, slowly cook together in a pan for about 20 minutes so the red pepper spread over them has a subtle flavour and pink […]

Calabacin con Nata y Lemon
Christmas meal, Courgettes, Easy dishes, France, Side dishes, Summer recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & vegan dishes

Courgettes with lemon and cream

If you are looking for a fast and simple vegetable side dish, you are going to love the courgettes with lemon and cream! The preparation is very easy and requires only a few ingredients: courgettes, lemon, cream and dried herbs to flavour. Also if you want to make this recipe more fashionable for a dinner […]

Ham and cheddar cake French recipe
Appetizers, Basics, Breakfast / Brunch, Christmas meal, Easy starters, Easy to prepare, Fast Food, France, Main Dish, Savoury pies, Summer recipes

Ham and cheddar cake

The ham and cheddar cake is a variant of the classic ham and cheese cake, enhanced with comté cheese, and a little bit of mustard and beer. It looks  like a surprising mix of ingredients at first sight, but the cake tastes sweet and strong at the same time, and the texture is spongy and […]

Lasaña de calabacin, sin pasta
Courgettes, Gratins, Italy, Pasta, Side dishes, Single dish, Summer recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Vegetarian & vegan dishes, Winter recipes

No pasta courgette lasagne

Eating more vegetables and less meat, as well as enjoying good food, is what I am looking for in my day to day diet. So I am always trying to find new original recipes with vegetables, that are easy to make even for people who do not like vegetables so much. There are many classics […]

Homemade Strawberry Marmelade
Basics, Breakfast / Brunch

Homemade strawberry jam

How to make homemade strawberry jam? The recipe is very simple: cut the strawberries into small pieces, put them in a large saucepan with sugar and lemon juice, heat this mixture over a low heat and wait. The mixture becomes a caramelized liquid where the strawberry pieces are floating and slowly dissolving in a fluid […]

Coliflor al horno gratinado con parmesano
Easy dishes, Easy to prepare, France, Potatoes, Single dish, Stews, Vegetables, Winter recipes

Roasted cauliflower with Parmesan

This winter I’ve used my oven a lot, since I realized recently that it is a perfect way to cook roasted vegetables and meat with very little preparation, and with great results! To roast the vegetables gives them a nice smoky taste and make them much nicer to eat than boiled vegetables.After the roasted root […]