Hoisin-glazed meatballs with spicy coleslaw

hgmsc2-2If I told you that hoisin sauce turns everything into heavenly bites, I’d probably sound like a bad commercial. And yet…

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Cinco de Mayo: tacos in mini cups

mtc1The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over the French troops in at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5th 1862.

Since I am (partly) French, is that OK for me to “celebrate” Cinco de Mayo? Or at least make a post about it? Because I had been feeling like making a Mexican lunch for a while, and with Cinco de Mayo just around the corner … well, I figured it would be a great moment to do that.

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Te i’a ota, Tahitian marinated fish

Te i'a ota 1-2Autumn is among us, which means that soup season is officially on. Which is why I was craving something fresh and summer-y.

Yes, I know, it makes no sense when it’s cold and damp outside. But fear not, that does not mean I’m having sauerkraut in the dead of summer! Let’s not overdo it!

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Greece : peasant salad

Salade grecqueI’m taking advantage of my stay in Greece, which just began, to dive into one of my favourite dishes when the sun starts shining: peasant salad, also known as Greek salad.
It’s simple, fresh, tasty … like a beautiful summer day! Enjoy on the balcony, by the beach, with the cicadas singing …

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Turkey : gözleme with smoked aubergine, feta and mint

GözlemeI’ll start off this first post by acknowledging one thing: I love Turkish food!!! It’s so full of flavours and fragrant… what’s not to like?? Having some Turkish ancestry myself, it seemed normal to me to start with a recipe from this beautiful country: gözleme.

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