• Marble cake – Cyril Lignac


    Certain recipes only call for egg whites, like this Gianduja & orange blossom cake or this amazing amaretti from Ottolenghi, to name few recipes that I already shared with you, so it will be great to use up egg yolks. You may think to make a lemon curd or crème brûlée, which is perfect when…

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  • Swiss chard galette with blue cheese & sumac – Ottolenghi


    I’m a big cheese lover, proof I had a raclette party twice in October. I know it’s a lot of calories, don’t worry it was during my cheating day ( actually my hubby said it’s everyday my cheating day ) . But I have to say, that as much as I love cheese as much I…

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  • Chestnut cake – Pierre Hermé


    Usually I would say that I love summer days. But since I live in Dubai, autumn starts being the long awaited season which brings back a little freshness. It’s the season too for pumpkin soup, apple or pear tart, and of course chestnuts. So it’s the perfect time to make this delicious chestnut cake, recipe…

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  • Raspberry halva crumble bars – Ottolenghi


    These Raspberry Crumble Bars are screaming Middle East. All Middle Eastern flavours are here : tahini, halva, sumac and rose water. And guess what ? I love it. They are so delicious, melting in the mouth, buttery with a nutty taste from the tahini. They are so easy to make, and by using the same crumble…

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  • Crispy baked Persian rice – “Tahchin”


    Tahchin is a famous Persian dish made with basmati rice which is perfectly flavoured with saffron, mixed with egg yolks, yoghurt and neutral oil or melted butter in my case. This classic dish is so versatile. You can add a layer of meat, mostly shredded chicken, or keep it vegetarian by adding dried fruits. As you can keep things very simple and bake the rice without any…

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  • Lime & Mint cake – Yann Couvreur


    This Lime – Mint Cake is a sort of a virgin Mojito cake. It’s the perfect summer treat, it’s fresh, moist, incredibly delicious and most important for me, that the cake doesn’t taste too sweet. If you love virgin mojitos or the combination of mint and lime, this cake is definitely for you. How to make this Lime & Mint cake ? This delicious cake is chef Yann Couvreur’s…

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  • Chilled avocado soup with crunchy garlic oil – Ottolenghi


    This chilled avocado soup is exactly what you need to eat when the weather turns hot, because it’s super refreshing. And the best part is that is very simple to make. This cool, refreshing, full of flavours avocado soup, is delicious topped with the cucumber salsa and the crunchy garlic oil. It’s a great way to open a summery meal. How to make this avocado soup ? This soup from…

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