Nicoise Salad (or "salade niçoise" in French ( French pronunciation: [niˈswaz]) is a salad that comes from Nice, city of South of France. As a Mediterranean, I am enjoying this salad since I am 5 or 6 years old!! And today I wanted to share it with you.
Roasted eggplants are very easy to make! It makes a great healthy side dish to fish or chicken.
Eggplants absorb a large number of fat, therefore I prefer baking then than frying them, as it is easier to reduce the oil amount you use when you cook them in the oven.
“Stuffed peppers” are a recipe from my childhood, very similar to my stuffed eggplants recipe, but this recipe is with brown rice. They are so tasty, filling and...healthy! They contain beef and rice so you don't need to add anything else!
Being French and Mediterranean, Provencal tians have always been part of our favorite dishes at home.
Tian is the oven-proof earthenware dish we traditionally cooked the vegetables in. In France, we usually serve if with a salad or with a grilled chicken beef. It is a very healthy meal as it only contains vegetables and just a little bit of olive oil.
This dish is one of my favorite childhood meal that my mum used to bake very regularly as very quick to make! In France, we called them “petits farcis” and we make different variations of “farcis”: with eggplants, zucchinis and red pepper.
The real beauty in this dish is that it contains vegetables and meat and it is quite filling. My mum used to serve it with rice as well. You can choose to add rice to this meal too. In this...
Tapenade is a typical dish of the South of the France. Indeed, the word "tapenade" comes from the Provençal “Tapenos” which means “capers”. Living in Australia, I really wanted to revisit the flavors of the South. Like any recipe, searching for the right ingredients is essential.
For the tapenade, the most important is the choice of the olives. For this recipe I chose Kalamata olives, they certainly are a little more exp...