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)

French summer vegetable tian

Tian is on the one hand a traditional Provencal dish, originally a simple flat or glazed stoneware, and secondly a culinary preparation, which is typical of Avignon and is considered a specialty by a large part of Provence. This is a variation on the classic, but it is my preferred version. I found it years … Continue reading French summer vegetable tian

Stuffed peppers with tomato sauce after my fathers recipe

My sisters will be delighted! I finally managed to find out the exact recipe from our favorite stuffed peppers that our dad makes us regularly. And it was not easy !! Perfect for big as well as small dinner parties My dad is a great cook but in that intuitive "you put a little of … Continue reading Stuffed peppers with tomato sauce after my fathers recipe

Potato Roesti

The best Rösti recipe I know. A big favorite! I remember copying it from a cookbook I found in Marseille when I lived there just after my marriage. After one or two small modifications, it has become one of the essentials in my kitchen. Ingredients 1 kg of boiled potatoes1 large onion136 g Herta sausages … Continue reading Potato Roesti

Halva

In this difficult time, when governments around the world ask us to stay home to save lives and make fractionally easier the work of the medical staff that I admire, we are all looking for recipes that use few eggs , little flour, little butter etc. Please treat this more like a piece of chocolate … Continue reading Halva

Cherry Tomato & Garlic Chicken

A great inspiration in cooking for me during my formative years was also my confirmation godmother. During my stay with her family during my vacations she always showed me tricks on how to cook simple and tasty food, taking care to use very good ingredients! Being at her place for the moment I am very … Continue reading Cherry Tomato & Garlic Chicken

Gnocchi – Tomato One Pot

I will quickly share with you a delicious vegetarian recipe for midweek meals ready in 30 minutes requiring only a frying pan. It is one that I found a couple of years ago on BBC Good Food and is one that I have used ever since! If you would like to prepare the gnocchi from … Continue reading Gnocchi – Tomato One Pot

Gazpacho – Gaspacho

True bliss in hot summer weather !!! A traditional spanish cold vegetable soup, no cooking involved and done in a couple of minutes! Ingredients 3 slices of white bread, cut into big chunks1 kg ripe tomatoes, washed and diced 1 cucumber, peeled and diced1 green pepper, washed and diced1 small onion, peeled and diced2-3 garlic … Continue reading Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Pizza-Snails

Almost everybody loves pizza, whatever the age, but let's face it, they are not easily eaten on the go. Portable food is always useful, especially when you have excursions, picnics or when you are travelling. That is why these Pizza Snails are so handy. You can even freeze them and bake them up straight from … Continue reading Pizza-Snails