French Lentil Soup

Not only lentils are excellent for your health, but there is very little preparation needed, count ~10 minutes to get everything ready and then it’s just cooking time! It’s also excellent without meat. What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pot Ingredients for 4-6 persons: 250gr green lentils (1 cup) 3-5 leeks depending…

Courgette & Mushroom Risotto

Given how popular the Chorizo & Green Peas Risotto is,  I’m proposing a vegetarian alternative this week with mushrooms & courgettes. It’s easy, creamy (although there is no creme fraiche!) and is ready in less than 30 minutes. What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pan with a cover Ingredients for 3-4 persons: 250gr risotto…

Beer & Shallot Roast Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes

One of the best roast chickens I had in a long time: it requires little preparation and I had no idea caramelized shallots could taste so good! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pan A big oven proof dish Aluminium foil Ingredients for 4 persons: 1.8 kg chicken 4 big shallots 4 carrots 8 baby…