ONION AND FENNEL CRUNCHY SALAD

  WHAT YOU WILL NEED: for 4 people   1 medium Fennel 2 medium onions 4 handfuls fresh kale or just normal salad leaves Marinade: Juice from ½ orange 1 tablespoon olive oil Juice from ½ lemon ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon mustard seeds Tahini Basilic Sauce: 1 teaspoon tahini 1 tablespoon chopped basilic 1…

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Swiss Chard and walnut Pesto

I have a bit of a obsession with pumpkin! I just love the hearty flavor, the sweetness, the textures, colors and probably everything else about pumpkin! Now you know and you can probably imagine that I am extremely happy around this season! The best part is that pumpkins have different shapes, colors and flavors so…

Mini Pumpkin truffles

Halloween is always fun but too sugary holiday, right??  Not at home! Since pumpkin is one of this really sweet creamy vegetables, is not hard to transform it in a real dessert, with the help of amazing coconut, we have a melt in the mouth truffle. Easy to make and delicious to eat!! Treat yourself…

SURPRISE CHOCOLATE PIZETTE

Chocolate and Pizza: This is a recipe to please everyone! It could be just another chocolate pizza but here you find a special surprise ingredient. Cauliflowers stalks do the trick here and believe me, you don’t taste it! You can also use the florets but using the stalks is a great way to avoid food…

CHICKPEA CREPES WITH ALMOND RICOTTA

I love spinach since I was a child and this is not a lie. I know it’s not the favorite vegetable of many people but since I was a little girl I love spinach cream and spinach crêpes, spinach sautée… Here I make a spinach crêpe that even the ones that are not big fans…

BARBECUE AUBERGINES

This was the big star of our first summer days cooking class and for one clear reason: it’s our veggie Barbecued Steak!! It’s smoky, it’s juicy and punchy! The beans with my version of the Argentinian chimichurri sauce are a perfect complement. WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Serves 3-4 people 2 whole aubergine ¼ teaspoon smoked…

CARROT TARTARE

I confess: I love tartare!! The acidity, the texture, somehow a touch sweet and savory, just an amazing punchy dish! How happy I was when I made this carrot version, believe me: it’s amazing!! Try this really surprising new way of eating your carrots! WHAT YOU WILL NEED: for 2 people CRUST:  2 medium carrots…

COLORED TOMATOES AND ONION TARTE

Tomatoes are so easy to please! It’a hard to find someone that don’t like the red, juicy vegetable/fruit. When I moved from Brazil to Paris I got so amazed to see the different colors tomatoes could have. Back home than can be really delicious but always red. A green tomato would mean unripe and or…

Very Good Veggie Tajine

I warn you already: it’s one more recipe with Reine-Claude Plums! Behind all this plum recipes is the fact that my in-laws have a Reine-Claude tree in their house and since it’s season and plums are a really delicate fruit, I took about 7 kgs home to be sure they would not end up rotten…

BUTERNUT AND COCONUT BLACK RICE

It was not really long ago that I was introduced to black rice. From time to time I would find that kind of rice in the menu of restaurants and for some reason alway believed that it would be made with black tint(squid tint) and never got really interested until one day I had as…