Carrots and Coconut Milk Curry soup
Basics, Easy dishes, Easy starters, Easy to prepare, Main Dish, Soup, Vegetables, Vegetarian & vegan dishes, Winter recipes

Easy Curry and Coconut Milk Carrot soup

If I had to choose between winter dishes or summer dishes, my preference would always be winter dishes. The onset of the cold weather brings a great variety of convivial winter recipes including all kind of comfort food such as soups, stews, gratins, roasted vegetables etc. Take the soup for example: from simple basics like […]

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 […]

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 […]

honey and mustard vinaigrette
Appetizers, Basics, Easy starters, Easy to prepare, France, Salads, Summer recipes, Vegetarian & vegan dishes

Honey and mustard vinaigrette

Salad dressing is a big deal in France because good vinaigrette can really make the difference for a damn good salad. What is the secret to making great vinaigrette? Apart from a good olive oil and balsamic vinegar, the most important thing is to add ingredients that provide a strong and sweet touch at the […]

Easy bechamel sauce or white sauce
Basics, France

Easy Bechamel sauce or White sauce

The bechamel sauce is used in many classic recipes such as lasagne, croquettes, gratins or eventually to accompany a meat. It is also known as white sauce in some countries. How to make an easy bechamel sauce? This easy recipe gives you all the tricks to prepare a delicious bechamel sauce, without sifting the flour . […]

Short pastry for pies

Short pastry for pies

Unlike the puff pastry, which is more complicated to prepare, the short pastry is very easy to do and gives a delicious homemade touch to your quiches, lemon pies, apple pies or any other tarts. How to make a short pastry? Some flour, a pinch of salt, butter, egg yolk, a little bit of water […]