Tabbouleh our way (V,Vg)

Tabbouleh our way (V,Vg)

Variations on the same theme   Tabbouleh is a super easy, super fresh, super summery, super delicious and super underrated salad originally from Lebanon. It has a lot of different variations, but some ingredients such as mint, onions, bulgur or semolina are indispensable to give…

Asparagus, avocado and roasted tomatoes tartines

Asparagus, avocado and roasted tomatoes tartines

  No pain, no tartines   Ollie and I usually have breakfast no matter the time we wake up. It is, after all, the most important meal of the day. Sometimes we want something sweet, usually peanut butter and banana toasts for me (very American,…

Vegan cheese potato pie (V, Vg)

Vegan cheese potato pie (V, Vg)

Pie, tart or quiche?   Ollie and I had many debates around pie. In the south of France, I have always used the word “pie” (tarte, in French) to describe any filling enveloped at the bottom by some golden pastry. How lexically wrong was I…

Apple tart (V, Vg)

Apple tart (V, Vg)

Tart or Pie?   I wanted to call this dessert an apple pie, but Ollie categorically refused this appellation: a pie is supposed to have a pastry lid on, and ours doesn’t, full stop. Therefore, we will give you the recipe of an apple tart…

Riz au lait (Rice pudding) (V,Vg)

Riz au lait (Rice pudding) (V,Vg)

Milky rice   The rice pudding, or riz au lait in French (literally “milky rice”), is truly an international dessert and one Ollie and I both know and love so it had to be featured on our website!  I have read that in India, it…

Gratin Dauphinois (V, Vg)

Gratin Dauphinois (V, Vg)

Dauphin, Dauphiné, Dauphinois, Dauphinoise Dauphinoise Potatoes, or Gratin Dauphinois in French, is a very traditional French dish from the Dauphiné region everyone loves; it doesn’t require a lot of ingredients, it is easy to make and it’s delicious. The original recipe is made with milk…

Butternut and chestnut soup (Vg, V)

Butternut and chestnut soup (Vg, V)

  The Series of Autumnal recipes is back!   So, by now, you all know Ollie and I love mushrooms and pumpkins – and everything autumnal and comforting and warm and orange or brown – but there is another very autumnal ingredient we both love:…

Pumpkin Pie (V)

Pumpkin Pie (V)

Orange Orange is my favourite colour; I love its brightness, its warmth and its joyous character. I love wearing orange clothes, I love the smell of satsumas and oranges peels, I love running my hands in Ollie’s fiery hair, and I absolutely love carrots, butternuts…

Mushrooms soup (V)

Mushrooms soup (V)

Autumn in London What says Autumn more than mushrooms? Actually, maybe pumpkins. Damn. Well, let’s focus on mushrooms for now and we will write a post about the wonderful orange cucurbit very soon. So, Autumn. We have been quite lucky in London the past few…

Potatoes and blue cheese quiche (v)

Potatoes and blue cheese quiche (v)

  Apple of the earth When I first moved to the UK, I had an interesting conversation about food with a local. I remember telling him that the irreplaceable, essential ingredient for cooking in the South of France was probably olive oil. He replied that…