Fig jam by Fafa

Fafa… I even think, as far as I remember, she’s been the first person to have shown me how to ally sweet and savoury flavours, how unexpected combinations of ingredients can end up in the tastiest dishes, and gave me tips my mother and grandmother hadn’t yet revealed. Here’s her recipe for spoonfuls of sweetness!

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My Vegan Carbonara Spaghetti

Before I became vegetarian, one of my favourite dishes (if not my very favourite!) were carbonara spaghetti. I have memories of Saturday’s lunches, when my mum was making me and my brother a large cooking pot of creamy spaghetti, which would very often be crowned by an egg yolk…

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Butternut Squash Burger & Chickpea flour and pumpkin seeds roll

I am strong, I am brave, I am capable. So I try to keep telling myself every single day. Because life doesn’t stop and neither should I. I need to keep going and find the strength within me to do so.

Sometimes I even get a little bit of help from comfort dishes such as this butternut squash burger…

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Beautiful Île de Ré

One of my favourite parts of the holidays was discovering the Île de Ré, where we paused at charming Saint-Martin-de-Ré and later at the Phare de la Baleine lighthouse.

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L’air de la Vendée

Holidays in Vendée could be summed up with these 7 emojis: 🌊✨🍦🚲🌲☀️📸 – the ocean and its purified air, the starry nights and my enthralled eyes, ice creams enjoyed sat on a rock on the beach, a bike, pine trees that smell of the sweet holidays, the sun and its rays nearly burning my skin, and my camera always around my neck.

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Roasted Potatoes with Butternut Squash Mayo (vegan)

Dreams are what’s sweetest in this world and maybe what’s the most real in this life.”, Charles Nodier once said. Personally, I think there’s nothing more real than these roasted potatoes served with a butternut squash mayo for a 100% vegan lunch and all of the sweetness this world can offer.

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