Dark Rhum Barbecue Sauce

Hello everyone! This time of year is one of my favorites because farmer markets still have plenty of ripe and tasty fruits and vegetables on offer, and the changing climate is a wonderful excuse for enjoying refreshing summer dishes when weather is mild, and to have more earthy food when it’s cooler. So, I tried…

Palestinian dill, almond and cranberry salad

Hello everyone, Here I am again after a wonderful trip to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan, from which I brought back the recipe I am presenting today. I discovered this wonder at the end of my stay, in a Palestinian restaurant in Tel Aviv. I was intrigued by the combination off dill, almond and…

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…

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…

Guacamole smoothie

Guacamole is one of my favourite dishes. I is tasty, nourishing and easy to prepare, and I believe it is a must to any barbecue or party worthy of the name! I love it so much that if I had one day left, I would be able to finish it at breakfast. It did not…

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…

Purple sweet potato pie

As I am been totally obsessed with purple color for the last few weeks, it’s been a while since I wanted to cook a purple dessert. When I saw purple yams in my usual grocery store, I immediately knew what I was going to do: make a pumpkin pie-like tart, but with an unusual color! This pie can…

Sweet green smoothie

With days getting shorter, my energy levels decrease visibly. To top it off, I suffered a serious attack of laziness, and I must honestly say that I had to put me a big kick in the butt to push myself to write this article . If like me you feel you need a little boost, I suggest…

Butternut & turmeric smoothie

Celebrate Fall and its gorgeous squashes! Among my favorite varieties, butternut squash, holds a beautiful place. It owes its name to the sublime velvety texture of its flesh. It can be eaten raw like a carrot, or cooked in a thousand ways. Its tender flesh and slightly nutty taste, is as good in savory recipes…

Purple velvet: cherry & apple smoothie

As summer is coming to an end soon and I have not posted a smoothie recipe for some time, I thought it appropriate to share with you today my cherry and apple smoothie recipe. When I decide to create a new smoothie recipe, I usually always start by choosing a color I would like to drink. Deep…

Sun-dried tomato and almond pesto

The summer dishes extravaganza continues with this sunny recipe. Four ingredients, minimal preparation time and plenty of flavor, what more? I have created this recipe because my parents brought me a significant amount of almonds from Sardinia. I wanted to use them quickly, before they become rancid. Originally, I wanted to make a pesto for pasta. The result…