Butter Cookies

Just a very simple recipe today but it is a favourite with my boys! The buttercookies are very simple to make and are perfect to entertain little ones, before and after! Recipe butter cookies 100 g sugar200 g butter300 g flour1 eggorange zest (optional)1 egg for brushing on the cookies before placing them into the oven Mix all the … Continue reading Butter Cookies

Churros – spanish sweet fried treat (Traditional & Thermomix)

I don’t know many people who don’t love Churros – these are a Spanish snack consisting of a strip of fried chou pastry dough dusted with sugar. Normally this is just a holiday treat for my boys as I haven’t discovered a place hereabouts where you can get them. But now I have found a brilliant … Continue reading Churros – spanish sweet fried treat (Traditional & Thermomix)

Smoothie

A super healthy - and completely easy to make - treat , which pleases young and old. The glasses come from here but at the moment they have no more stock. I make a smoothie almost every day for my family, or my boys make it themselves. Perfect in the morning or for afternoon snack! … Continue reading Smoothie

Vanilla Dessert Cream

My men are very big fans of dessert creams and mousses of all kinds. Since I'm a little tired of buying plastic pots and I prefer to know what exactly it is they eat and because it's still a small budget each week, I started to do them myself. After trying a huge amount of … Continue reading Vanilla Dessert Cream

Bavarian Plum Sheet Cake

Zwetschgendatschi is a south-german speciality, most specifically from Augsburg in Bavaria. It's a sheet cake made from yeast dough that is thinly spread on a baking sheet generously covered with pitted plums. As my family used to live in Bavaria when I was little we made Zwetschgendatschi on a regular basis. Big sheets of this … Continue reading Bavarian Plum Sheet Cake

Madeleines

Being a huge admirer of the great chef Philippe Conticini, I have let myself be inspired by his exquisite Madeleine recipe following at the same time his advice to try different versions and be creative. I think by now everybody who follows me has guessed my love for citrus hints in my baking. Be it … Continue reading Madeleines

Chocolate Ice-Cream

An intensely chocolatey Ice-Cream that I love to make! Delicious and decadent! 3 eggyolks400 ml whipping cream200 ml milk60 g sugarvanilla150 g chocolate 72% (130 g melted, 20 g chopped) Put the milk into a pan and heat it. Mix the eggyolks with the sugar and the vanilla in a bowl and pour the hot … Continue reading Chocolate Ice-Cream

Fruity Traybake

In Austria we have a variety of apricots that has gained EU protection in 1996 and and the region it grows in, the Wachau, is a World Heritage site. These apricots or "Marillen" as they are called are exceptionally sweet and juicy with a strong apricot flavour. They are obviously used in cooking and in … Continue reading Fruity Traybake