Picnic chic

Boursin piquenique 12

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All Montrealers agree that their city is a lover who dumps you and wins you back every summer with a little bit of glad-handing. From May, indeed, the city changes completely, it blossoms again together with its lush gardens, trees and smiling people strolling through the streets, alleys and parks … What a radical change after all the gray and white of the winter! Read more

Spelt loaf cake with asparagus and leeks

plumcake salato agli asparagi

 

After the cookie phase now is the moment of savory loaf cakes which I haven’t made for a long time.
The “rediscovery” of this recipe is due to the the fact that we coincidentally found ourselves having friends over for brunch for 3 consecutive Sundays and while I was looking for some not too heavy and very easy recipes to make, I came to the conclusion that a savory loaf cake would do the job perfectly. Read more

Eggplant and Bocconcini Bruschetta

bruschetta avec aubergines et mozzarella

I was planning to share this recipe with you last week – I know I’m always late, that’s me! – But this time I have a good excuse. My baby girl decided to come into the world a couple of weeks before the due date. Don’t get me wrong, we are super happy to have this new bundle of joy in our life, but all the plans we had to organize this event, in few words, are now messed up. So you understand that taking care of a baby with a very active 2-year-old boy at home requires a looooot of energy. Read more

L’aperitivo des fêtes

boursin-8J’ai l’impression d’avoir à peine rangé mes maillots de bain qu’il faut déjà penser à Noël. C’est fou comme le temps passe vite sans qu’on s’en aperçoive, n’est-ce pas? Heureusement, j’adore Noël et l’atmosphère des jours qui le précèdent. Je trouve cette période magique, avec ses décorations et ses lumières qui donnent tant de chaleur aux journées froides et sombres d’hiver.

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Mushrooms stuffed with hazelnuts

stuffed-mushrooms

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As I have said in this post, as far as I am concerned, I don’t like extremism of any kind, and food-wise I eat almost everything. The only thing I refuse to do is starting cooking with no vegetables: no veggies in the fridge means that I absolutely have to go out to grocery shop. Read more