Salmon en papillote with spring vegetables (with a super trick how to take off the skin perfectly)

I believe most of you know by now that I prefer fussfree recipes which captivate through the intensity of their flavour. En papillote is basically a very posh way to say that the fish is steamed in foil. Only we don't use foil but baking parchment. This way of preparing a meal is not only … Continue reading Salmon en papillote with spring vegetables (with a super trick how to take off the skin perfectly)

Tartiflette – a dish from the french alps

The tartiflette is a French dish from the Haute Savoie region in France. It is a fairly young dish among the great French classics that was first introduced in 1980 by the Syndicat interprofessionnel du Reblochon (the organization that represents the interests of the manufacturers of the main ingredient in the recipe, Reblochon cheese). Thanks … Continue reading Tartiflette – a dish from the french alps

Clementine Trifle

One of the most emblematic british desserts is the Trifle! It is served for festive occasions as it is a stunning creation. Who can resist layers of sponge, custard, fruit, jelly and booze?! If you make it for children, I suggest using orange juice in stead of Cointreau. Here’s my version of a perfect Trifle … Continue reading Clementine Trifle

Austrian sausage soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

One of the soups I have eaten since I was very young is sausage soup. It was my mother’s favorite way to make us eat a lot of vegetables and we love it. The soup is very easy to be made. Here is the recipe . 3 potatoes, cubes3 carrots, slices3 celery, pieces3 onions, dicedSeasoning … Continue reading Austrian sausage soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie (Traditional & Thermomix)

When autumn comes with its gorgeous colours and cooler weather I start thinking of all sorts of comfort food. The one that I truly enjoy is the vegetarian shepherd’s pie with its rich ragout, covered with a deliciously soft sweet potato mash and topped with melted, golden cheese! The ultimate no guilt comfort food, full … Continue reading Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie (Traditional & Thermomix)

Pasta Express Prosciutto

Pasta is a very popular meal in our family. After the Bolognese posted last week here the express pasta with Prosciutto ham. A little variety is always good. I am constantly looking for recipes to cook quickly. This pasta here is wonderful mid-week meal. It is ready within 10 minutes. I don't know if you … Continue reading Pasta Express Prosciutto

Vegan Buddha Bowl

Another recipe that I loved when I was a student was the Energy Salad with its light dressing by Harvey Diamond. As mentioned in the recipe of the garlic green beans, I was really a huge fan. Well this actually this salad succeeded even to make a salad eater out of my husband when we … Continue reading Vegan Buddha Bowl

Panini Caprese

A really, really simple and quick recipe to share with you you. This is my way of doing Panini Caprese. For 4 people (unless you have teenagers in the house) 4 panini breads, a really easy and delicious recipe for making them at homegreen pestoMozzarella cheese fresh tomatoes sundried tomatoes in oilfresh basil leavesSalt (I … Continue reading Panini Caprese

Italian Quiche ‘ADDC Style’

Quiches are a big part of French cuisine. Especially in the summer, which I always spend with my family-in-law in southwestern France, I make quiches several times a week. There are an infinite number of variants, everyone can create their own. Here I share the recipe of my Italian quiche with you, a quiche that … Continue reading Italian Quiche ‘ADDC Style’

Jam roly poly/Swiss Roll

The jam roly poly is, after the moist chocolate cake, my husband's favorite cake. For me it reminds me of my childhood home, where a woman from our village in Austria prepared it once a week for us. My recipe is ultra simple, in fact it is one of the few recipes that I have … Continue reading Jam roly poly/Swiss Roll