Organic recipes are currently all the rage! We are seduced by this cuisine that uses only natural products from an organic production method and we choose to bring healthy and delicious food to our plates by taking inspiration from these cooking tips.
How to cook organic?
Including organic products in one's diet promises many benefits since they contain no chemicals or other synthetic elements in their composition. For example, one chooses to buy only organic products. organic seasonal products and local products and we leave the emphasis on healthy products such as legumes, cereals, whole wheat and rice. Fruits and vegetables, seeds and dried fruit can also be added to the basket such as agave syrup and gomasio, both alternatives to sugar and salt.
As for the choice of recipes, we stick to classic dishes such as diced vegetable roulades accompanied by a slice of beef pike. Fans of lighter recipes can opt for a Niçoise salad or an organic salad made with cottage cheese, nuts and fresh herbs. Chicken and seafood skewers can be served with green vegetables cooked in a wok, while a pan-fried chicken tofu will be perfect with rice or quinoa. Speaking of quinoa, this ingredient can be reused to make small vegetable patties or a ratatouille gratin. Soups, veloutéés and soups are obviously a must, as long as they don't add butter or too much fat to their recipe.
How to gain in taste?
Sweet spices, almonds, cashews and hazelnuts help to add crunch to any dish, for example, they can be added to salads to add flavour or pan-fried to enjoy their crunchy side. Always speaking of organic productsGomasio, a clever blend of salt and roasted sesame, is increasingly popular for its many benefits. It is preferred to classic table salt for sprinkling on dishes, and crushed sesame is added to season raw vegetables, steamed vegetables and gratins.
Lacto-fermented soy cream can be used to garnish a quiche or a tart with onions and eggs, while the most gourmet can combine it with a drizzle of olive oil and fine herbs for a most succulent sauce. Wholemeal cornmeal or polenta is an excellent accompaniment. Known for many of its virtues, polenta can be combined with hazelnut purée to accompany chicken breast or with tomato coulis and a drizzle of olive oil to accompany red meat, and ginger, cumin, cinnamon, cardamomTurmeric, turmeric and nutmeg are perfect for seasoning steamed vegetables, chicken breasts and grilled fish.