Is Ramen Ramen without Mushrooms? This is, of course, a vegan question. The broth used for Ramen usually contains meet or at least fish. So I always thought that in order for Vegan Ramen to be tasty and plentiful, it had to have mushrooms. Problem: the under 16 year olds of the house have a … More Is Ramen Ramen without Mushrooms? Welcome to the world of vegan recipes with a carnivorous option… so that you have friends.
This is one of my all-time favorite recipes and it’s a two-in-one. Some people eat it as a soup and others as a curry with basmati rice. I was inspired by an original recipe by Katie Trant, a nutritionist who lives in Sweden, that you can find here. Except with baking, I seldom cook a … More Mung Bean Curry/Soup: you decide!
Thank you daughter, for needing my recipes. You made me realize that I really do love cooking and that cooking makes me feel good. Washing up, not so much. See? We have so much in common. The difference is that I still clean up. Ha. I am still a child, of course, yes. And now you … More It wasn’t me – or the perfect websites, recipes and videos on the net
Yes! At 41 you can still be surprised by yet another variety of pasta. Don’t be fooled, orzo is not rice. I repeat, orzo is not rice. I had to say this twice to my husband who got his glasses to really confirm if Sainsbury’s had not made a packaging mistake. Perhaps “Dried Durum Wheat … More Baked ozro with aubergine and courgette (+sage chips!)
I wanted to call this ‘red rice’ and then the sound of it made me think of the kid in The Shining (Stanley Kubrik, 1980) saying ‘redrum’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLjixsUEj5E I love this kid. Only child, kept himself busy with ghosts, cycled around in an empty hotel… I still remember the satisfaction of finally knowing what ‘redrum’ meant. Well, … More Pea & cherry tomato rice
This is a thing of beauty. At least for me. The first time I cooked this meal my daughter was still an omnivorous human and my older son had regular panick fits imagining that a meal could potentially not have some kind of meat. After eating this for the first time my daughter said: “if … More Braised cauliflower with mustard sauce
I believe we start eating crap because when living with our parents we don’t get to choose what to eat. We basically have to eat whatever our parents like. Even I, a.k.a. the best mum ever, will forget that a certain food I love is the materialization of a nightmare for my children (i.e., broad … More Brocoli stir fry with vermicelli noodles in black bean sauce
Did I tell you that I love cooking but that I also love to be done with it rather quickly? Paradoxes, paradoxes. This recipe lives up to this satisfying albeit ambivalent standard. The only thing you need to remember is to prepare the marinade a day before you plan on cooking this dish, and to … More Marinated diced tofu with couscous and red cabbage
Before you start cooking, it’s good to know what to have in the fridge & the cupboards of your (probably tiny) student kitchen. I would have loved to have had this trivial but essential tip at 18 when I moved from Lisbon to Paris for my studies. It would have prevented me to run in … More Whaaaat? Sine qua non ingredients