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Eggplant with parsley and mint

Our last month has been very busy and between our two schedules we did not have a second to spare! I have been finishing up my bachelor’s degree, which has been, needless to say, very time consuming. We are so glad to be back with the prospective of being on summer vacation with more time to update the blog with recipes.

Today’s recipe is eggplant with parsley, mint, ginger, onion and garlic. Eggplant (or aubergine) is very difficult to cook correctly. It is too often not cooked enough, overcooked, or drenched in oil. We have recently bought a new cookbook called Comme un chef (Larousse edition), it is fantastic! It is very detailed a mere 655 pages long, and explains how to cook pretty much anything. We used the book’s technique to cook the eggplant and came up with the recipe ourselves. Continue reading

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Yam and potato mashed potatoes!

Here is a healthy version of an all-time classic : mashed potatoes. Why is it, when you eat mashed potatoes there is always a ton of butter/cream and sometimes even sugar (sweet potatoes)? Why?!? I don’t understand. Don’t tell me it tastes better because nothing, no nothing, tastes better than good quality olive oil – then again that may be a question of taste, but I will stay faithful to my olive oil and my arteries! We really need to get around with a super long post (oh dear!) about ingredients and health. I think it may be time to do that soon, but for now, here is a super simple recipe for mashed potatoes (that we served on thanksgiving)

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It’s soup season!

The weather is getting a bit cooler (even though in southern France it’s still quite warm). Autumn is a great season with its’ crisp cool weather and colorful landscapes. It’s of course pumpkin, squash and apple season. Halloween is coming up and of course Thanksgiving! Today’s recipe is one of our weekly classics: red kuri squash soup. It’s so simple and quite fast to make, you should try it out! Continue reading

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