Upside-down orange cake

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In my head I wanted to make a completely different cake, plain of butter and loaded with bananas … but somehow I made a cake with oil and oranges, please don’t ask me why! An upside-down cake to be more precise, made with not that much sugar but sweetened with orange juice and honey syrup once cooked. Read more

Buckwheat banana cookies with chocolate chips (butter free)

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Exactly like how it works for clothes, there are trends for recipes as well, in the world of the foodies but even at your own home. At my house the best seller of this “season” are biscuits and cookies in any flavor and shape. It all began when I was looking for something to cook with my 2½-year-old son, and therefore a not too complicated recipe, where you make him actually do something. 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

Summer chicken salad

salade froide de poulet

easy chicken salad

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It’s July, it’s the hottest month of the year – yes, it’s hot even in Montreal – and the desire to spend time outside enjoying the beautiful season and the long days is very strong. Either to get some ice cream, for a picnic in the park or for a supper on the balcony on a starlit roof, the most important thing is not to lose even a single moment. Read more

Curry and coconut eggplant stew

aubergines au coco et cari

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I know it’s a little bit too early to “talk” about eggplants, but I waited so long for a more decent and warmer weather that I cannot cook/eat all those vegetables that I cooked since November anymore. Here in Montreal days are finally longer and the temperature is super nice, this means that dream recipes include just spring and summer vegetables. Read more