Eton mess

A delicious british dessert with no cooking required. Ingredients 500 gr / 1 lb 2 oz strawberries 400 ml / 14 fl oz of double cream Ready made meringues fresh mint Preparation Purée half of the strawberries in a blender and chopped the remaining ones for decoration later. Whip the double cream, until speaks form….

Pierogis : Polish dumplings

Here is a recipe given by my Polish friend and approved by all. Pierogis a what we could call Polish dumplings or raviolis. They can be sweet or savoury and the options in filling vary from strawberries, cheese, mushrooms, spinach, minced beef, mashed potatoes, etc. Ingredients Dough 350 gr flour T.55 1 egg 1 teaspoon…

Yogurt cake

Probably the easiest cake recipe ever. This is a french cake whose primary ingredient is yogurt. This is probably the first cake I baked as a child with my mom, so for those who feel like cake but don’t want anything challenging or others who are looking to cook with young children this recipe is…

Gratin Dauphinois

Here is one the French’s favourite family meal. Easy and tasty! Preparation time : 25 minutes Cooking time : 50 minutes (or less) Ingredients 1,5 kg of potatoes 2 garlic cloves 30 cl of double cream 1 L milk 2 teaspoons of grounded nutmeg Grated cheese (preferably gruyère) Pepper and salt Preparation Skin the potatoes,…

Meat pie

Meat pies are popular in various places, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Canada, etc. A delicious recipe whose preparation varies from a culture to another. This recipe uses both beef and cheese ! for some extra deliciousness. Preparation time : 30 minutes Cooking time : 40 minutes Ingredients 500 gr of puff pastry 100 gr…

German Schnitzel

Learn how to make an authentic german Schnitzel. A deep fried pork chop (or veal cutlets, for the Austrian version). Ingredients 4 boneless pork chops (or veal cutlets for the Austrian recipe) Salt and pepper 2 eggs beaten Flour in a bowl (enough to dip the meat in) Breadcrumbs in a bowl (also enough to…

Sweet potato stew spinach and goat cheese

A Dutch recipe for a change. In the Netherlands, we are known for our stews, because it’s almost the only place in the world where you can find it. If you think of stew, you think of the Netherlands. So, let’s introduce the Dutch well-known stew, to Spain. Ingredients  1 kg of sweet potatoes 200…

Hachis Parmentier (Cottage Pie)

The absolute french family meal. A french dish very similar to the Cottage Pie (Beef meat) or the Sheperd’s Pie (Lamb meat). Traditionally the Hachis Parmentier was made of leftover meat blended together. Nowadays we tend to use minced Beef to cook this delicious family meal. Ingredients (for 4 people) 600 grams of minced beef…

Scones

In other countries, the United Kingdom is generally reputated for having a poor food culture.  Today I have decided to prove those stereotypes wrong, making you discover the finest of the British cuisine. Let me introduce you to a Scottish recipe : Scones. Preparation time : 25 min  Ingredients (12 Scones) 250 grams flour (+…

Overnight Porridge

Porridge  The best thing about a good porridge (a traditionnal english meal) is that it’s one of the most versatile and complete dishes that you can make. It’s perfect for breakfast, but also at lunch or for dinner if you prefer a savoury version. It takes only a very few minutes to prepare. You can…

How to make basil pesto form scratch

Pesto is an all time favorite choice when cooking pasta, but it is also good for sandwiches, pizza and zucchini noodles. For a plus of savour in your recipes, homemade pesto is a quick, easy to make souce. The most delicious pesto tastes fresh, herbal, nutty, garlicky and luxurious. It originated in Liguria, Italy, where pesto…

Roasted Cauliflower Lasagna

Lasagna has been in our hearts as the cheesiest comfort food, not just because of its amazing taste, but also for all the love that goes into making it. You may not know this, but technically, Lasagna did not originate in Italy as you may expect. Its origin can be traced way back to Ancient…