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

Austrian Potato Salad without Mayo

Austrian potato salad is lighter than most versions because instead of using mayo it uses a base of vinegar and broth. We Austrians love having this gorgeous salad with a Viennese Schnitzel or with sausages for example. It is also délicious with a BBQ. Recipe Austrian Potato Salad 600 g waxy potatoes1 big onion3 tbsp white wine … Continue reading Austrian Potato Salad without Mayo

Spanish Tortilla

My father having grown up in Spain, I obviously often ate tortillas made by him or his siblings at home. So it's obviously part of my cooking repertoire. Quick and simple Spanish dish. Tortilla for 4 people 1 kg potatoes 2 small white onions 500 ml oil (the Spanish use olive oil but any frying … Continue reading Spanish Tortilla

German potato pancakes

I posted the recipe for my 'Rösti' yesterday but another recipe based on potatoes which is a great German specialty are the 'Kartoffelpuffer' or 'Reiberdatschi'. They are made from raw grated potatoes. Not only very popular to make at home, the Germans serve it even as streetfood during fairgrounds, carneval and Christmas markets. My father … Continue reading German potato pancakes

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

Sauerkraut casserole (Traditional & Thermomix)

I think it is time for me to share with you one of the signature dishes of my father. He is one hell of a chef and the actual reason my sister's and I started to cook. I remember when we were quite little, him preparing his dinner after my mother and us had already … Continue reading Sauerkraut casserole (Traditional & Thermomix)

Tyrolean pan-fried potato pan

Tiroler Gröstl is a traditional Austrian dish, which usually consists of boiled potatoes, cut beef or pork leftovers, or as I use when I have neither, simply bacon which are grilled in a pan with chopped onion in butter. Tyrolean Gröstl is often served with fried eggs. Traditionally, this is a delicious and satisfying way … Continue reading Tyrolean pan-fried potato pan

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

Vegetable and Lentil Purée for all ages

I wanted to share a recipe for baby puree with you that I prepared for my eldest son for the first time 15 years ago. This purée was so successful in the whole family that I noted it down in my little cookbook. After the visit of my little nephew I told myself that this … Continue reading Vegetable and Lentil Purée for all ages