Red lentils and sweet potato soup ~~ soupe de lentilles et patates douces

Hi everyone! I don’t know if you are like me but I often plan my meal based on what my body asks. For instance, we had a lot of vegetarian dishes this week. One of them was my sweet potato red lentils soup. My kids were literally licking their plates. I planned it for two…

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Oven baked polenta

A recipe that will make you appreciate polenta for today’s post. My husband told me “I don’t like polenta, don’t make it” I felt like I am missing out something so I was determined to make him change his mind. And I succeeded! He told me it was the best recipe he ever had. That was…

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Apple fig crumble

Hi everyone! I hope you are doing great! And that your car is refueled J  If you make your own almond milk and don’t know what to do with the leftover pulp, here is a great recipe I have for you. I already shared a recipe of chewy cookies to make with the pulp on my…

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La brioche des rois de Cook with Lu

Je vous avez dit que je posterai plus de recette cette année J  En l’honneur de l’épiphanie, je vous poste une recette de brioche des rois. Personnellement j’adore la galette des rois à la frangipane mais mon mari n’est pas fan. Alors ce sera donc une brioche des rois pour aujourd’hui et une galette à la frangipane demain…

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My vacherin like pavlova recipe

Hi everyone,  I’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Hope you have all well behaved and that Santa brought you what you asked for 🙂  As some of you may know, in France people usually serve a Christmas log to close a traditional dinner made with seafood, poultry, smoked salmon and/or foie…

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Fluffy and light pancakes

Hi there! Yesterday, I woke up and wanted to eat some pancakes. Please reassure me, you do also have cravings just after waking up, right? The children being on summer break, it was just perfect. We have more time in the morning to prepare a proper breakfast. I am not a pancake expert. As a…

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My hummus recipe

I don’t like Mondays. But do you know what I like? Hummus. So I made my famous recipe yesterday to cheer me up.  Who does not like hummus? Nobody, right? Even kids love it. Well, at least mine. Just yesterday afternoon, my younger one was snacking on it with some carrot sticks when she got…

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My falafel recipe

Hi everyone, I posted a photo of the falafels I made on my Instagram – newbie here – and I have been asked me to share my recipe. So here it goes! Before we dig into it, follow me on Instagram so you can see more of the food I cook. It’s called Cook_with_Lu. I…

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My healthy strawberry marmalade – express recipe

Hi everyone, Are you looking for the weekend as I do? Can’t wait to sleep late! Oh wait, I have two kids who wake up – no matter what – at 6.30am. Dammit! A very quick post to share my strawberry marmalade, ready in less than 30 minutes. Yes, that fast ! And it actually works…

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Christmas Tree of Cookies

Hi everyone, Here is another baking session you can make with your little ones and that is perfectly in the season theme. I bought a set from Central Gourmet. It is retailed at 240 pesos and comes with 5 stainless steel star cutters, a small round cutter to create the centre holes and two triangles…

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