Lemon Mousse

Here is the recipe with which my collection started when I was 12 years old. I will not go into detail how many years ago that was! I had spent 2 weeks at my godmother’s house and one day the cook had prepared a Lemon Mousse that was just to die for. You’ll laugh but … Continue reading Lemon Mousse

Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread

The Elisen Lebkuchen of Nuremberg are my great Christmas favourites! I love them to the point that a couple of years ago, when in England we did not yet find almost all European products, I asked my family to send them by post! The difference between the Lebkuchen and the Elisen Lebkuchen is that Elisen … Continue reading Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread

Tomato Tartar and Goats Cheese in Shotglasses

I love having dinner parties with our friends and family! Normally we serve either fish or meat but I really love my vegetables. I find that there are never enough. That is why I always give lots of vegetables or vegetable based appetisers before dinner starts as it is healthy and doesn’t fill you up … Continue reading Tomato Tartar and Goats Cheese in Shotglasses

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

Tomato-rice stuffed peppers (Tradional & Thermomix)

Ideally, I like to have 2 -3 vegetarian dinners per week in my house.Tricky to do with a bevvy of carnivores but they play along nicely if they like what they are served … obviously.Now one dish that I serve regularly are the tomato-rice stuffed peppers. As they are big fans of stuffed peppers, this is … Continue reading Tomato-rice stuffed peppers (Tradional & Thermomix)

Goulash Soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

My oldest son loves the Austrian Goulash, so I try to make it as often as possible. It is a dish from back when Austria was an Empire and came from its member state Hungaria, where the shepherds cooked the star ingredients beef, paprika, onions open air in the puszta in huge casseroles suspended on … Continue reading Goulash Soup (Traditional & 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)

Light Chicken Sandwich Filler

From time to time we have leftovers from our Sunday roast chicken. That is no drama at all, rather the opposite! Perfect for the lunch box! One way to use them is my meat lover's salad, but another option is to make a lighter chicken salad to fill the sandwiches for our children's lunch boxes. … Continue reading Light Chicken Sandwich Filler

Porridge & Co (Traditional + Thermomix)

Now that school is starting again, we are having the healthy breakfast option again, the one that is filling enough to last until lunch. And doing this, in my house at least, we're talking about porridge! I have been a fan since I was a teenager. It was my daily breakfast for years. In the … Continue reading Porridge & Co (Traditional + Thermomix)