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Our journalist, deputy lifestyle editor and culinary specialist Elvira Masson has come up with three seasonal recipes that combine pleasure and energy, perfect for starting the year off right and discovering new dishes, both original and delicious!

Elvira Masson, author, journalist and deputy lifestyle editor of Marie Claire, offers us a simple and comforting kitchen to end the winter season. The flavorful recipes developed during her culinary travels are perfect for foodies looking for quick and easy meals that take less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Follow the preparation of the dish and the two soups that Elvira Masson prepared for us especially for Shabbat. On the menu: Kuku sabzi, an Iranian recipe that looks like an herb omelette. You will also discover a recipe for red lentil soup and split pea soup, Romanesco cabbage to add color and vibrancy to your plates!


Kuku sabzi, for 4-6 people – 10-13 personal points:


  • 5 c. olive oil
  • 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 bunch of dill
  • Mint
  • 1.5 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 C. teaspoon fleur de sel
  • 1/2 tsp. ground turmeric coffee
  • 4 turns of a pepper mill
  • 1 C. flour
  • 8 large eggs
  • 50 g of feta or ricotta
  • 1 pinch of harissa or 1 pinch of ground chili
  • 100 g of walnuts
  • 100 g dried cranberries (or better, in Iranian grocery stores: barberry)

Coral lentil soup, for 4 people – 15-18 personal points:


  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1.5 cm piece of ginger
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (or coconut oil)
  • 1 pinch of chili flakes
  • 3 pinches of curry
  • 2 pinches of turmeric powder
  • 150 g of coral lentils
  • 400 ml tomato pulp
  • 400 ml of coconut milk
  • A small handful of fresh cilantro (leaves and stems)
  • salt
  • Ground pepper

Split pea soup, romanesco cabbage, for 4 people – points for 2 to 4 people:


  • 100 g of crushed peas
  • 1/2 small romanesco cabbage
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 C. c. cumin powder
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 3 tbsp. at s. olive oil
  • 100 cl of water
  • Salt pepper

And all of Elvira Masson’s gourmet recipes can be found in her book “In My Kitchen”! All information here

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