food

Vegan cinnamon rolls

I remember the first time I tried a cinnamon roll. I was 10 years old and we were visiting family friends in Kansas. Our now late friend Evelyn made the best ones in the world and boy they tasted good! She would bake a batch just for me each time

Real vegan French croissants

As a real life French girl, I have always loved croissants and the idea of giving up on them when I went vegan was something I wasn’t too happy about. Luckily, when I lived in Belgium, there was a a small café that sold delicious vegan croissants nearby. Now that

Nettle borek

Aaaah nettles! What would I do without you? Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) are actually one of my favourite plants and I very often drink them as tea. It is known they have many medicinal uses, from reducing inflammation to lowering blood cholesterol and even treating cancer but mainly, they’re just

English plantain quiche

When you think of plantain, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the bananas. But we’re not talking about those today. Nope. We’re here to talk about a very common weed that grows everywhere around the world. And we are making a quiche with it. English plantain (Plantago

Ramson pesto

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum), also known as ramsons or bear’s garlic, is one of those forgotten plants that became popular again the last few years. Even though I grew up right next to a forest and even learned about its existence in Pharmacy school, I tasted it for the first

Quick Imam Bayildi

I promised it a while ago in my insta stories but I simply didn’t have the time to sit down and write: the imam bayildi recipe. The name speaks for itself: the imam faited… because it’s soooo good. This dish is an Ottoman classic made from eggplant (or aubergine if

Vegan Beef Bourguignon

Beef bourguignon is possibly one of the most classic French recipes. It’s a very simple beef stew in a rich red wine sauce. You just cannot get more French than that! Funnily, it was often served at school for lunch and I hated it back then. I would only eat the sauce by dipping

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