What can I add to my soap?

This is the question I got asked everytime during my soap workshops! What can I add to my homemade soap to make it look nice? Anything! I would say anything but let’s define it. The moment you make soaps is a creative process. Beside the formula and the chemistry part, making soap is a lovely…

Cheesecake with blueberries jam

This blog post is sponsored by Materne. All opinions are based on my personal experience. I only recommend products that I truly love and use myself! It is difficult to think of someone coming to visit us and not having received a slice of this cake. It’s one of our family favorites. My husbands favorite….

Vegan cherry jam ice cream

No summer without ice cream. Even if this summer is quite a challenging one and nothing seems sure. But one thing is sure: we need ice cream in the summer. And an easy one to make. I love easy recipes but I also love those recipes which could be done in advance and save some…

Spinach gluten free pancakes

This blog post is sponsored by Materne. All opinions are based on my personal experience. I only recommend products that I truly love and use myself! For her birthday at school this year Ilinca wanted poffertjes. For those who doesn’t know them, these are like small but rather thick pancakes which are traditionally eaten in…

Radish greens dip/hummus

You are never going wrong with vegetables. When chickpeas or beans, so often used in dips/hummus are the easiest way to get a delicious spread, they are not always so easy to digest for everyone. Especially when mixed with different groups of food (other carbs or animal protein for instance). So better to get back…

Red beets balsamico galette using Materne jam

This blog post is sponsored by Materne. All opinions are based on my personal experience. I only recommend products that I truly love and use myself! Last weekend we made a balsamico red beet galette which was so good that I wanted to make it again. I wouldn’t have made it if I hadn’t found…

Raw spaghetti with wild garlic pesto

This spring I challenged myself to get closer to nature and use free herbs nature has to offer instead of running to the shop and buy the stuff we want. So I made several time some soups using nettle and I tried to replace spinach more and more by nettle. When you put a little…

Carrot soup with anise seeds

It’s so interesting how this isolation can lead to some kind of meditation. We start to appeciate those things which we always took for granted: going to the libraries, to the swimming pool or even to go the market. We look at small details with much more attention. Simple ingredients become precious. Like this simple…