Tropical sweetness: coconut chia pudding with passionfruit sauce

This tasty recipe can be enjoyed for breakfast, dessert or as an afternoon snack. It is quick to prapare, however the chia pudding should be made the day before to give it time to set. This recipe is suitable for gluten and lactose intolerant people, as well as vegetarians and vegans. Chia seeds contain plenty of omega-3 and fiber….

Golden turmeric milkshake

Hello everyone! I am sharing with you today my turmeric milkshake recipe. I created it by accident and without much hope, one day I was in a hurry and did not have time to have breakfast at home, and I had no fresh fruit available to prepare a smoothie. That’s when Malika’s dates and almonds milkshakes  came…

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…

Homemade Nutella

Hello everybody! Some of you may know it already, I do not like eating processed foods and carefully read the labels before buying anything. So, I’m pretty limited to fresh produce shelves when I shop at the supermarket, and I usually embrace the DIY technique when I want to treat mself with something sweet: cakes, cookies,…

Pink sweetness: raspberry & almond smoothie

Wanting to start the day with a quick and fresh breakfast? Needing a light and nutritious snack? This delicious smoothie will satisfy your tastebuds as well as your appetite, while being nutritionally interesting: with only 50 calories per 100 grams, raspberries are rich in fiber, antioxidants and micronutrients. Chia seeds facilitate the digestive transit and…

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…

Melting in the mouth bell pepper salad

Iconic summer vegetable, bell pepper is both beautiful and delicious. Through its various colors, it will bring a sunny vibe to your table: red pepper gives a dazzling touch to your salads, green pepper will brighten up your tomato dishes, while yellow pepper can illuminate aratatouille. In addition to its beautiful colors, bell pepper is an alkalizing…

Gluten free tabbouleh

I love Lebanese tabbouleh, light and fresh, miles away from the awful, oily pre packaged ones from supermarkets. When was on the candida diet and had to stay awy from foods containing gluten, I imagined this recipe where the couscous is replaced with amaranth, a nutritious, tiny seed! As the experiment was a success, I have decided to share…

Chia, matcha & strawberry pudding

Those of you who know me well know I love Japan and Japanese cuisine. During my trip to the Land of the Rising Sun a few years ago, I have had the pleasure of rediscovering some European classic desserts with a Japanese twist. Thses original blends of textures and flavors were surprising sometimes but always beautiful, light…

Tropical dream: mango, passion fruit & coconut smoothie

Smoothies have the advantage to be prepared quickly and be nutritious in addition to being beautiful and delicious. Thus, they are the perfect solution for me when I want an easy to prepare and tasty breakfast. This tropical flavour smoothie invites you to dream of sunshine and palm trees. The tangy freshness of mango and…

Marinated salmon of my London girlfriend

This recipe was inspired by a dinner at a London friend. I love fish and I eat it regularly, but salmon has never been among my favorites. Except when smoked, I find its taste bland and boring, and I do not appreciate the butter sauces with which salmon filet it is often served. This dinner…