Ruth’s oxtail in peanut butter sauce

sauce arachide à la queue de boeuf

This is my Ivorian friend Ruth’s recipe, and I love it! It reminds me the Filipino dish kare-kare made with peanut butter too. It’s comfort food. You’re gonna love this thick, generous, rich and finger-licking delicious peanut butter sauce! You Continue reading

Steamed foie gras with Armagnac and Calvados

Foie gras vapeur

I tried to steam some foie gras and the result is amazing. The foie gras is perfectly cooked, with few “yellow fat”. I left it to marinate with Armagnac (French kind of brandy) and Calvados (apple French brandy), a perfect Continue reading

Dark chocolate and Brazil nuts granola

Granola maison noix du Brésil et chocolat noir

Another Gordon Ramsay’s recipe! I know, I’m a big fan But here is my version of the recipe with dark chocolate, because I like healthy food but I like it yummy! So I added my favourite nuts to the honey Continue reading

Flavia’s cantucci: Italian almond biscuits

Cantucci de Flavia

Cantucci are little light and crunchy almond biscuits, perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea. You can store it for days in a tin box. It is pretty famous in the Mediterranean area: cantucci is the Italian version, in France it Continue reading

Home made yoghurt with stewed strawberries and rhubarb

Yaourt fraise rhubarbe couverture

Have you ever thought about investing in a yoghurt-maker to make your own yoghurts at home? You really should! I bought mine two years ago, and it’s awesome. First of all, you don’t have to be a great cook to Continue reading

Bento box : saffron pasta with squid, vegetables and sesame oil – yoghurt and mint cucumber salad

Bento de pates au safran légumes et seiche

Here is a recipe inspired by a Vietnamese dish my grandmother used to make with fried wheat noodles. I give it a twist using some lemon and saffron pasta, which is a perfect match with vegetables and fish. I presented Continue reading

Apricot, pistachio and almond cream tart

Tarte abricots pistache découpée

A golden crust with a delicious almond and pistachio cream, some juicy and sour apricots… so good! Baking a home made tart, from dough to fillings is not so complicated. Here is what I learnt at the pastry school. I’ll Continue reading

Vietnamese spring rolls with nem chua

Rouleau de printemps vietnamien au porc fermenté Nem Chua

Everybody knows about spring rolls, but have you ever tasted the real Vietnamese spring rolls? My grandmother used to make them with fresh mint and coriander, green salad and a special Vietnamese fermented pork called nem chua. You can find Continue reading