Green gazpacho

Hello everyone! I am back after a few days of well deserved rest. The weather is amazing here, it is nice and warm night and day. No way of of dressing up, I just wear mini-shorts and a bikini top and spend the whole day like that. I love summer so much! Even if I…

Spicy Quinoa with Veggies

Hello everyone! Since the weather doesn’t seem to know if it should stay in winter or switch permanently in the spring, I propose a recipe that you can decline in multiple ways. You can eat it warm, immediately after cooking it, or cooled down at room temperature. It will make a healthy and nourishing main course with…

Spirulina & Asparagus Green Risotto

Hello everyone! Many people recently asked me for recipes that incorporate spirulina. This micro-algae with an intense green colour is a true nutritional miracle. Low in calories, it can contain up to 70% protein. It is also a source of carotenoids, in particular beta-carotene. Spirulina is also an excellent source of iron. Unfortunately, its particular…

Sweet or savory moffles

I bet the name of this recipe intrigues you. No, this is not an error or a misspelling. The word moffle is the contraction of mochi and waffle. Of course you know waffles, but mochi is perhaps unknown to some of you. Mochi is a dough made from glutinous rice. It is originally from China and…

Purple potato cream soup

The cold has settled and does not seem to want to leave. These low temperatures force me to draw on my reserves, I often come home feeling totally exhausted after a day spent outside. As a result, I don’t feel like spending too much time cooking, despite being hungry as a wolf and wanting to eat…

Red kuri squash burger, avocado bun & cashew-curry sauce

Brrrr … What a cold day! I do not know about you, but these temperatures make me want to eat fat! If I only listened to the greedy me, I would spend the day snacking on chips, pizzas, chocolates and cakes. Last weekend was no exception, I was craving a hamburger so badly! As I wanted both satisfying that…

Vegetarian korma

Nothing like a delicious slow cooked dish to get some comfort during these cold autumn days. I especially enjoy Indian food dishes in this season, because the aroma of spices warms me up and reminds me of sunny places. Unfortunately, it is not easy to find quality Indian restaurants in Geneva: the dishes are delicious…

Gluten-free pumpkin, sweet potato and chestnut gnocchi

With falling temperatures and the coming of the Northern cold wind, the body craves warm, nourishing and comforting foods. Thus I had the idea to combine three of my favorite seasonal foods – pumpkin, sweet potato and chestnut – to make earthy and delicious gnocchi. Initially, I hoped getting orange-coloured gnocchi. I did not get…

Pumpkin and chestnut cream soup

Autumn has arrived! No more summery dresses and sandals! Wind is cooler, days are shorter, leaves have started becoming golden and falling. This pleased me because autumn goes hand in hand with pumpkin and chestnuts, two seasonal products that I love. With these cooler temperatures, the body needs nutritious and comforting foods, like a good thick soup. Thus the…

A reinvented Brazilian dish: prawn moqueca

Moqueca is a typical Brazilian dish. It can be fish, shellfish or meat based. It is very popular on the Nordeste coast and there are many versions as cooks. The one that I present in this post is inspired by the moqueca as it is prepared in Bahía, with coconut milk. Traditionally, it has a beautiful golden yellow…

Quick & easy: non-fried fried rice

Until I travelled to Asia, I did not like eating my rice other than white, because of the gross fried rices served in most restaurants here, which I abhor. It has been first in Cambodia, then Indonesia, Singapore and Sri Lanka, that I discovered the true flavor of fried rice. Far from being oily, fried rice…

Vegan pesto genovese

Pesto genovese, made with fresh basil and pine nuts, is a simple yet delicious recipe. It is traditionally prepared using a pestle and mortar, but your blender will allow you to prepare it in a few minutes! This version contains no cheese, so it is suitable for vegans, raw foodists, lactose intolerants and people on the candida…