Mushroom Croustades

Whenever we have a dinner party at our house, I enjoy making a variety of appetisers. I love olives and cocktail tomatoes as well as slices of cheese and sausage, but I really delight in preparing little bites to enjoy before dinner. If we are having raclette or fondue I prefer having a big starter platter … Continue reading Mushroom Croustades

Salmon Terrine

This is a terrine that I love to serve my guests! It is easily made, not hugely expensive, can be prepared in advance and is very refined! You can even place it in the freezer. Recipe Salmon Terrine For 6 5 1/2 sheets of gelatine200 g double-cream cheese125 g cream horseradish (glass)saltWhite pepper1/2 bunch of … Continue reading Salmon Terrine

Butter Cookies (traditional method & Thermomix)

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! My Cookbook: Dinner is ready! If you are always looking for tasty, simple and inexpensive everyday recipes, you should take a look at my … Continue reading Butter Cookies (traditional method & Thermomix)

5-vegetable Pasta Sauce (Traditonal & Thermomix)

It's again Meatfree Monday and I have the perfect pasta sauce for you.If you are one of those parents who are trying to sneak vegetables into your children's diets, here is one pasta sauce that is simply delicious and covers 2 out of your 5 a day. This sauce freezes well and is really versatile, … Continue reading 5-vegetable Pasta Sauce (Traditonal & Thermomix)

Bohemien bread dumplings

What can we prepare with the leftover white bread from the previous day🤔 well there are several things like Bruschetta, vegetarian Cesar salad and french onion soup, but here I offer you something that in my opinion is almost unknown to most of you. A lovely stew with a fresh salad! A traditional dish from … Continue reading Bohemien bread dumplings

Hazelnut nougatine meringue cake

I'm always looking for recipes using egg whites. In all the pastry that I make regularly I use a lot of yolks and much less whites. So I have whole bags of frozen egg whites in my freezer, which must be used at all costs. This delicious cake, that is utterly gluten free to boot, … Continue reading Hazelnut nougatine meringue cake

Pasta Bolognese

A very classic recipe that I use when I really want to treat my family to pure comfortfood is the pasta bolognese. Here I am talking about the real bolognese sauce and not the 6 vegetable bolognese sauce. There is a reason that it is so popular but many people are afraid to give it … Continue reading Pasta Bolognese

Baba Ghanoush – Aubergine Caviar (traditional version & Thermomix)

A delicious alternative to Houmous, the Baba Ghanoush, or eggplant caviar as it is often called, requires grilled roasted aubergine rather than chickpeas. The Baba Ghanoush is delicious for example in my Italian Quiche. This Eastern Mediterranean dip is delicious with pita and raw vegetables. As its main ingredient are eggplants, it contains vitamins B … Continue reading Baba Ghanoush – Aubergine Caviar (traditional version & Thermomix)

Arancini – Streetfood from Sicily (Traditional & Thermomix)

Very, very seldom it happens that we don't finish the Risotto I prepare. This is never a problem for us as there is a delicious leftover recipe which we love! Sicilian Arancini, named for the oranges that grow on this wonderful island, are little rice balls made from Risotto, breaded and then deep fried. They … Continue reading Arancini – Streetfood from Sicily (Traditional & Thermomix)

Flavored butters

The BBQ season begins with the coming sun and rising temperatures. I already posted several recipes last year, but I have missed a big chapter in the BBQ category. Flavored butter is the quickest way to spice up simple grilled meat, fish and even vegetables. With herbs, mustard, vegetables or any other ingredient it is … Continue reading Flavored butters