Severine and Bert are enthusiastic after visiting Siena. We start our evening dinner with a simple first course, awesome local melon seasoned with pepper, topped up with roasted pine nuts, grated pecorino and/or parmesan, arugula, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sabrina Ghayour’s vegetarian cookbook ‘Bazaar’ is a real treasure, as are her other cookbooks. Our … More Second dinner with Severine and Bert
Clean and chop a small watermelon and an orange sweet melon, type cavaillon, in cubes. Add 1 table spoon of mint leaves and a drizzle of olive oil. Marinate in the fridge. Spread some of the melon on a plate. Finish with a drizzle of olive oil, black pepper and salt. Serve with fresh cheese, … More Mixed melon salad
Verbena is a real summer herb. It’s famous for its use in tea, it has an anti- mosquito effect, it’s adds a fresh flavor to water and today is adds also flavor to a melon salad. A lunch on a real hot summer day is preferable light and fresh. Cut 1 melon ( type cavaillon) … More Lunch under a tree
Since I discovered the combination of melon in a salty salad ( Fruit in a salty salad, ideal lunch!)I try to create variations on that theme. Certain people will never eat fruit at the same moment as the rest of a dinner, for many probably good reasons, but in this case you have a wonderful … More Fruit as a starter
For 2p cut a sweet melon in slices of 1-2 cm (remove skin). Cut 1 orange in smaller pieces. Spread the melon and orange on a plate. Grind 1 table spoon of red pepper balls and 1 table spoon of walnuts. Add 2 table spoons of lemon juice, the zeste of 1 lime, the grinded … More Fruit in a salty salad, ideal lunch!
*Fruit as sweet end of a meal : Chop 2 fresh melons. Add a few leaves of chopped mint and 1 teaspoon of rose water. Put in the fridge until serving time. *moroccan cuisine is known for real sweet pastry. I always try to find the best of two worlds, sweet but not too much … More cookies and fresh melon salad to finish a Moroccan meal