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…

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…

Journey to the Orient: saffron and orange blossom rice pudding

This recipe was inspired by a former Afghan neighbor. This old lady did not speak much French, but always gratified me with a huge smile when she crossed me in the elevator. One day she rang my door and handed me a container covered with foil. Without understanding, I carried it in my kitchen, removed…

Sri Lankan breakfast: lactose free rice pudding

I discovered this treat during an Ayurvedic retreat in Sri Lanka. This recipe is lighter than the original version, which is cooked in coconut milk. Quick and easy to prepare, warm and soft, delicately spicy, it is the perfect breakfast in winter. You can replace the coconut and banana with nuts or dried fruits for…