White Cauliflower Gazpacho

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Aaaand action! After a well deserved summer break, I’m finally back for more delicious recipes. Prepare yourself for many new culinary experiments over the coming year. Starting today actually, with this new twist on an old classic.

My love for gazpacho started back when I used to spend my summers in Spain. Growing up, we would go down to my grandparents’ beachhouse with all of my cousins. Those were the best days, when we would lounge by the pool or the sea, and play all kinds of games together. I remember long meals where the eight of us would sit around the kids table, and have conversations that were (obviously) much more interesting than our parents’. Our staple meals always included my grandmother’s homemade gazpacho, which was a true house favorite. She’d start preparing it bright and early, giving the soup just enough time to chill in the fridge before lunch. I would watch and try to help her with an “essential” step or two, like soaking the bread in ice cold water.

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Summer Skewers with Halloumi, Cherry Tomatoes and Peaches

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This… is Summer on a plate. Or on a stick to be more precise! The other day, I found myself craving skewers on the grill. Good old Summer barbecue flavors, with juicy, marinated, tender meat. The kind that you eat with your hands and you don’t even care. In fact, the kind that tastes even better when you eat it like that. You get my point.

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A “Mille-Feuille” for 1,000 Followers!

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Happy Saturday, and happy milestone to me! Today is a big day for Stovetop Story, as I’m celebrating over a 1,000 followers! I can’t thank you all enough and I’m so proud of what this tiny project has turned into. Though it’s not much on the scale of the whole internet, I thought only my family would read my blog when I started out… So I’m super happy to share all of my recipes with as many of you lovely visitors as possible! And since it’s a great step forward, I decided to celebrate with a special post and a little treat: a heirloom tomato “mille-feuille”, with a deliciously creamy basil pesto!

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Lemony Ricotta, Basil and Thyme Linguine

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recettebilingue My recent stay in Corsica was great! I got to enjoy some much needed time off under the sun with my friends and family. I caught up on my summer reading by the pool and on my sleep in a hammoc. Oh how good life can be! Being back in Paris quickly brought me back to reality though, a.k.a rain eveyday, and work. So as an attempt to bring back some good summer vibes and reminisce about Corsican days, I decided to make a summery pasta dish.

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Fridge Friday: Summer Quinoa Greek Salad

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Fridge Fridays are back, and with this new edition, I chose to turn some leftovers into a super fresh and tasty summer lunch! The other day, I was browsing my instagram feed when I saw a post with the hashtag “bestovers”. I loved it! Why? Because too often, leftovers are disregarded and go to waste. They’re not “glam”, or “pretty”, or “appetizing”, so some people simply forget them. I’d like to change that vision! Leftovers can be delicious, and in some cases, leftovers can be even better than the original thing. In other words, they truly can be “bestovers”!

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