• Corn Coconut Cream Soup

    Corn Coconut Cream Soup

    Late August is the corn season and what can be better than the old-fashioned corn soup? Yes, corn soup with coconut cream! Enjoy! Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 min Per servings: 4 bowls Ingredients: 3 large onions (half paysanne cut) 4 corns (nibs off) 1 Bouquet Garni (2 dry bay leaves, 10 peppercorns, 2 fresh thyme springs) 5 L of water/vegetable stock 1/2 lemon juice 1/2 can coconut cream 1 box silken tofu Parsley & dill for garnish (brunoise cut) Equipment & tools: Blender Sieve Cheese cloth Twine Directions: 1. Prepare all the mirepoix for the soup. 2. Caramelize slightly the onions (do not let them turn brown).…

  • Silken tofu

    Silken tofu

    It is so easy to make silken tofu at home that I just don't know what's the reason for selling it in the supermarkets, and there are also so many applications to it. You can silken tofu to your soup, or make a salad dressing with it ala Aioli. You can also have Silken Tofu as a desert. Which is the way it is presented on the picture here. Enjoy! Preparation time: 2 days Cooking time: 30 min Per servings: 4 cups Ingredients: 1 cup dry soybeans 5 cups water app. 1 tsp Gypsum Equipment & tools: Blender Sieve Cheese cloth Steamer Directions: Take 1 cup of organic dry soybeans…

  • Avocado-apple spread

    Avocado-apple spread

    Avocado, avocado, avocado... If you follow my recipes and blogs, you already know just how complicated my relationship with avocado used to be and how IN LOVE with it I am today. This recipe is another variation on my favourite guacamole... maybe one day I will gather the courage and share with you the recipe of my guacamole, which as you might guess, is not the classical version :P Meanwhile, please enjoy my avocado-apple spread, savoury and sweet and just perfect for a Sunday breakfast or a brunch! Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 2 min Per servings: 2 Ingredients: 2 small/medium avocados 1/2 medium apple (I use Honeycrisp variety;…

  • Acocado hummus

    Avocado hummus

    My relationship with hummus was never that straight forward, same as with avocado actually… Hummus comes in a standard set of dips in the famous Cyprus meze, but I just never had been a fan of it… it tasted way too astringent for me. Same with avocado, I tried it the first time on its own, just scooping a full spoon of it, and it felt blend, fat and tasteless to be totally honest… Only when I tried hummus for the first time in the Middle East, I realized that there is a huge difference between the fresh hummus and the supermarket packaged hummus. Fresh hummus, Middle Eastern style is…

  • Choco Mousse Cake

    Choco Mousse Cake

    I am a huge fan of chocolate and tried tones of deserts with chocolate incorporated in them, but this Choco Mousse Cake is by far the best variation! Yes, it does take time to cook and yes, the difficulty level is high for this recipe. However, if you follow the measurements provided below and my instructions EXACTLY, there is nothing for you to worry about. Don’t panic, but always remember that baking is a science and even a small alteration from the course laid out will lead to a completely different result. *The only modification from this recipe, that I can assure you is safe to make is the size…

  • Baked aubergine

    Baked aubergine

    Preparation time: 40 min Cooking time: 30 min Per: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 large aubergines 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 spring of fresh oregano - minced 1 string of fresh thyme - minced 1 clove of garlic - minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (preferable seedless) 1/4 cup of crushed walnuts 1/2 cup of vegan feta cheese (I used "Sheese" by Bute Island Foods) Salt to your taste Equipment & tools: Chef’s knife Cutting board Oven, set to 350F (fan mode) Tongs Tbsp Brush Food processor Instructions: Preheat the oven. Cut the aubergines in half and make small insertions inside (cross cut). Spread the olive oil on the cross cut…

  • Ranchero mexican hot sauce recipe


    Ranchero sauce is one of the most versatile and easiest to cook Mexican sauces. By cooking it yourself, not only you are 100% sure of the quality of ingredients used, but you can also regulate the “spiciness level” to your taste! Enjoy my quick video guide on how to prepare the Ranchero sauce and the text recipe version below. Let me know what do you think and which version is your favourite ;) Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 15 min Per: 4 servings Nutrition per serving: - 108 kCal - Fats - 7.5g - Carbohydrate - 10.5g - Proteins - 2.1 g Ingredients: 3 cups of chopped in small…

  • falafel


    Falafel is definitely one of my favourite vegan dishes. It is filling and delicious, and is enjoyed by omnivores as well. If your non-vegan friends are joining you for a meal, and you are not sure what to cook for them, so they do not feel under pressure to eat plant-based food - opt for Falafel! It is an ultimate go-to meal! Preparation time: 4h 10 min Cooking time: 20 min Per: 3 servings Nutrition per serving: - 785 kCal - Fats - 36g - Carbohydrate - 91g - Proteins - 28 g Ingredients: 2 cups of chickpeas 3/4 cup of diced white onion 1 clove of garlic Juice of half a…

  • Tornado potatoes


    Preparation time: 20 min Cooking time: 60 min Per: 4 servings Nutrition per serving: - 580 kCal - Fats - 25g - Carbohydrate - 76g - Proteins - 15 g Ingredients: 4 tbsp raw walnuts 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 1 glove of garlic 1 tbsp kosher salt 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp dried oregano 4 tbsp olive oil 8 medium size potatoes Equipment & tools: Food processor Small kitchen knife 8 wooden skewers Basting/pastry brush Oven Baking paper Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350˚F (175˚C). Prepare the seasoning. Add walnuts nuts (raw; don’t soak), nutritional yeast, garlic, salt, paprika and oregano to a food processor and mix/pulse until a fine meal is achieved. Wash potatoes…

  • plantain guacamole twists


    Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 30 min Per: 2 servings Nutrition per serving: - 583 kCal - Fats - 35g - Carbohydrate - 143g - Proteins - 7 g Ingredients: 2 green plantains (sliced horizontally app. 1-2 mm each) 2 tbsp of maple syrup Vegetable oil 2 ripe avocados 1/2 lemon Olive oil 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp paprika 1 small tomato (cut in small cubes, app. 0.5*0.5 cm) 1 zucchini Salt and pepper Instructions: Firstly, prepare guacamole. Cut avocados in half, take out the bone and spoon out the flesh. Smash the flesh with a fork, add some olive oil, juice of half a lemon, season with salt,…