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)

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)

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

6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese

Sometimes the only way the kids - and some adults - will eat vegetables is by sneaking it past them. This pasta sauce has proved to be a life saver especially with our youngest who is blocking vegetables at the moment. The bonus is that it is delicious for the entire family and it's freezeable! … Continue reading 6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese

Greek Cheese and Potato Patties

Either a light lunch or as a starter I simply love this dish! Delicious little fried morsels of potato and feta cheese, flavoured with dill and lemon juice! I love them as they are but I also enjoy them hugely with Caro's White BBQ Sauce. Recipe Greek Cheese and Potato Patties Serves 4 570 g … Continue reading Greek Cheese and Potato Patties

Tomato and red lentil Soupe

The tomato and red lentil soup is an ideal mid- week meal. As it is a huge hit with my family as well as with the homeless people I have the pleasure to cook for via my parish, we now share their meal on the days I prepare the soup for them. Soup and sandwiches! … Continue reading Tomato and red lentil Soupe

Semolina Slices with compote

One of my fondest childhood memories is my father, a brilliant cook, preparing "Griesschnitten" or in English semolina slices for us children. This is comfort food at its best and can be eaten as a main course - this is possible, allowed and even encouraged in Austria 🙂 The semolina slices are seasoned with sugar … Continue reading Semolina Slices with compote