Halloween special: pumpkin & chocolate cake

I have said countless times: I love pumpkin! Because its colour is bright and beautiful color, because its flesh is soft and velvety, and because it can be used to cook savory or sweet dishes. I tasted and fell in love with pumpkin pie many years aho. I was working in the toy department of…

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…

Focus on the South: gazpacho andaluz

Refreshing, thirst-quenching and especially delicious, gazpacho Andaluz is one of my favorite summer recipes. This is a cold soup from southern Spain. Quick to prepare, it is perfect for filling up with vegetables. Its beautiful color will add a nice touch to your summer tables. Even skeptics of the soup will be convinced!