Main Meals · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Indian spinach (Saag)

Indian spinach (Saag) is a great vegetarian dish, if you are looking for some new ideas to make light, vegetarian meals this is the way to go. Indian food has a great varieties of vegetarian dishes, always loaded with flavours, sometimes really hot, other times mild. This spinach dish is a mild spiced one and terribly easy… Continue reading Indian spinach (Saag)

Main Meals · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Szechuan eggplants

Szechuan eggplants is a great chinese dish, slightly spicy Sichuanese flavoured recipe. The long asian eggplants have a firmer texture and bolder flavour in comparison with the western world “big eggplant”. They don’t lose their shape when cooking, resulting into a firmer bite than normal eggplants and they taste great. Simply add a little cornstarch on… Continue reading Szechuan eggplants

Salads · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Coleslaw

Vinegar coleslaw is the first salad I’ve ever loved and it’s so healthy, when no mayonnaise is used… There was that restaurant called St-Hubert in my hometown, when ordering, they would always ask you;” coleslaw creamy or traditional?” I would always take the “traditional one” which was more vinaigrette style. Then I’ve met my husband, a… Continue reading Coleslaw

Side Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Turmeric Hummus

Turmeric hummus is combining 2 of the healthiest food on earth; chick peas and turmeric. Chickpeas are filled with protein, iron, magnesium (all the necessary propriety of red meat… without it) and Turmeric is on top of the spices with best health benefits list in the world. Turmeric doesn’t taste much, it’s quite a delicate almost… Continue reading Turmeric Hummus

Main Meals · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Cauliflower gratin

Cauliflower gratin, it’s a smooth dish! and not unhealthy at all. See… I know the word “gratin” make you think “heavy” but the truth is: Bechamel sauce is mostly milk. There is a spoon of butter, not much cheese and some flour but it’s nothing… compared to the famous calories bomb sauce Hollandaise… The word… Continue reading Cauliflower gratin

Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Indian Cauliflower

Cauliflower have such delicate taste and texture, why not give it an edge and spice it up a bit. Last week, I saw that nice recipe cauliflower-paneer-kofta-curry on the exquisite “Curry trail” blog, and I felt inspired, only problem is the balls are fried and since I’m on an eternal diet… I should cut out the frying, so… Continue reading Indian Cauliflower

Side Dishes · Snacks

Tzatziki a la Maria-Pia

So here is a classic! A silky, yummy tzatziki sauce. This is a must in a fridge, simply because it goes so well with so much and it’s way healthier than a fatty mayonnaise or salty mustard. I especially love it with my falafels (recipe here). So let’s talk tzatziki! My version differs from most… Continue reading Tzatziki a la Maria-Pia