Chapon chocolate mousse

This is a delicious, fluffy and light chocolate mousse recipe. It seems like eating a cloud! It’s Patrice Chapon‘s recipe, famous for his chocolate mousse bar in Paris, with chocolate from Peru, Equator, Madagascar, Venezuela… I made this recipe with Continue reading

Deep fried artichoke

This is an Italian specialty, from Rome particularly (carciofi alla giudia). Italians are artichoke lovers. Simply deep fried and served hot with a pinch of “fleur de sel”, it is a great and very-easy-to-make starter. I just love it! You Continue reading

La polenta della nonna

Here is an authentic family recipe, the real Italian polenta (corn semolina), specialty from the North of Italy. Of course, as all grand-mothers’ recipes, there should be no measures nor weights of ingredients. You should feel the polenta! And experience, Continue reading

Caramelized hazelnuts and almonds, homemade praline

That is a very simple and completely addictive sweet that will make you go nuts! It is great as a present, to decorate your cakes and desserts, or to make your own praline. You just have to mix them in Continue reading

Summer vegetables and beans spread

Here is a very simple and versatile recipe to use your vegetables and legumes leftovers. Mix them with some seasoning and here you go: a tasty spread on a toast with some salad and you have a light and healthy Continue reading

Ruth’s oxtail in peanut butter sauce

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