Creamy carrots

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I love raw carrots, but when it comes to cooked carrots, I am very difficult… However, I love this recipe! That’s actually the only way I cook carrots outside of big spicy dishes like curries and couscous. I thus needed to share it!

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Sautéed green beans and shallots

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Yet another easy vegetable recipe! I got this one from my mother, I believe it’s one of the most common ways to cook green beans in France. 🙂

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Double carrot dip

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Looking for a healthy snack? Or maybe something simple to serve as an appetizer before a bigger meal? You’re on the right page! These dips are super easy and quick to prepare and fit great with carrots sticks!

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Simple tomato risotto with capers

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Here is a simple yet tasty risotto, which is becoming a standard side dish that I cook every time I need to finish tomato sauce!

I don’t know if it is very well known in other countries than France (and of course Italy), so for those who have never heard of risotto before : it is an Italian dish made of rice that you cook very slowly, first in a little bit of fat (mostly olive oil), then by adding liquid and other things very slowly. The rice should never be completely underwater, so it is entirely normal to add liquid 5 to 10 times until it is entirely cooked! This one is cooked in tomato sauce and water with some herbs, and capers are added at the end for a nice salty touch!

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Indian style red kuri squash

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I loooove squashes, and last Friday the market happened to still have some red kuri squashes, even in this season! So I couldn’t resist to take one and use it for the first recipe of this blog. I decided to try cooking it differently than the usual pumpkin soups, for a change.

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