• Spinach & lime butter pancakes – Ottolenghi.


    No comment, honestly these spinach & lime butter pancakes that Ottolenghi calls “green pancakes” are sooo good.And as the end-of-year holidays approach, you can make them like blinis and serve them with smoked salmon, a small quenelle of sour cream or not, “red caviar” salmon eggs and to finish with a green touch add dill leaves. Trust me, it will look like an aperitif coming from a luxurious restaurant .You can prepare the pancake batter the day before without the egg whites. The next day, whisk the egg white to soft peaks, then gently add it to the pancake batter…

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  • Lemon and poppy seed cake – Ottolenghi & Helen Goh.


    As we say « when life gives you lemon make lemonade », but not for today, I present you the most delicious, fluffy, moist and fragrant lemon and poppy seed cake ever. So you know what to do, if you have lemon…

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  • Brown butter and cinnamon streusel banana bread .


    This brown butter and cinnamon streusel banana bread was all what I wanted after a nice walk in the woods, it has all these wonderful fall flavours. The cake alone is so good but the cinnamon streusel makes it even…

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  • Aubergine / eggplant Zaalouk – Moroccan cuisine.


    Aubergine or eggplant caviars are very popular in the Middle East, North Africa and some European countries. Among the most popular Baba Ghanoush and moutabel from the Levant, Greece and Cyprus “melitzanosalata”, “ajvar” from the Balkans and “zaalouk” the Moroccan…

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  • Brown butter, pecan chocolate cookies .


    These brown butter, pecan chocolate cookies are just too good. It’s true that each person has completely different expectations and requirements when it comes to cookies. But if you ask me I would say that a good cookie, even a…

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  • Pear and almond cream tart “Bourdaloue tart” – Christophe Felder & Camille Lesecq.


    Pear and almond cream tart also known as “Bourdaloue tart” is a classic of French pastry and more precisely Parisian one. It was created in the middle of the 19th century by a chef whose pastry shop was established on…

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  • Roast chicken with creamy garlic and green peppercorn sauce – Ottolenghi.


    This roast chicken with creamy garlic and green peppercorn sauce is Ottolenghi’s revisitation of what the English know as the “Sunday roast”. Every Sunday they meet with family or friends to enjoy a good piece of roast meat, the most…

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