Healthy, Sea food, Starter

Mussels and pesto French gratin

In France we love mussels. The most typical recipe is undoubtly the “moules marinières” that we eat with French fries. This recipe is also very much appreciated in the south of France. It’s an excellent, cheap and convenient starter for a summer time dinner: you can prepare it in advance and just grill it at… Read More Mussels and pesto French gratin

Christmas, Fish, Healthy, Main course

Crispy monkfish tail with Serrano ham

Monkfish tail is a delicious fish very much appreciated in France for its firm and delicate flesh. Quite close to the lobster flesh it’s common to find it on festive tables. Besides, particularly lean (0.7% of fat!) and without fish bones, it’s very easy to prepare. This monkfish is prepared with a smoked moutain ham… Read More Crispy monkfish tail with Serrano ham

Fish, Healthy, Main course

Marinated grilled salmon

Salmon is one of my favorite fishes. Not only for its incredible taste but also for its nutritional properties. It’s not a traditional French recipe but one inspired by world food fusion. In that marinated salmon recipe, inspiration comes from Asia and thanks to the marinade, it’s particularly tasty and healthy. Besides, it’s quite a polyvalent… Read More Marinated grilled salmon

Christmas, Healthy, Main course, Starter

Scallops carpaccio with mango

  Absolutly sublime as a fresh starter when receiving friends or family at home! Scallops carpaccio is the best way to discover the smelting texture and subtle flavour of scallops. Raw scallops are really good provided they are very fresh. That recipe can be served as a starter or even as a main dish if it… Read More Scallops carpaccio with mango

Healthy, Main course, Starter

Gourmet salmon toast

  My loveling daughter (she is 11 years old) loves watching cooking series like Top Chef. She is very creative and likes colourful meals. She appreciates very much dishes for the five senses: taste, visual, smell, touch, sound… The dishes she prepares are always very colourful and nice looking. This recipe wasn’t created by my… Read More Gourmet salmon toast