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

Pasta alla Amatriciana – cherry tomatoes, pancetta and white wine (traditional version and Thermomix)

I enjoy making Pasta every now and then. They are so incredibly versatile and almost everybody enjoys them tremendously. I have seen peoples eyes light up when confronted with a bowl of well made Pasta. Pasta Bolognaise and Carbonara are delicious but they have become less exciting as they are eaten on an everyday staple. … Continue reading Pasta alla Amatriciana – cherry tomatoes, pancetta and white wine (traditional version and Thermomix)

Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip (Traditional & Thermomix)

This recipe is one that I like to prepare as a light mid-week dinner but it works just as well for lunch. It is Greek inspired and perfect for these sunny days that are starting to arrive ! Recipe Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip For 4 For the herbed meatballs1 onion, chopped1 garlic clove, minced1/2 … Continue reading Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip (Traditional & Thermomix)

Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon (Traditional & Thermomix)

Yesterday evening we had our favourite Risotto for dinner! The beauty of this is that although it has a slight taste of bacon (100 g for 4 people!) it contains several vegetables, even mushrooms that you can hide perfectly from your kids by mincing them into really small pieces. My sons love this Risotto and … Continue reading Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon (Traditional & Thermomix)

Roast beef with Herb Crust

The men in my house simply love their roasts, most especially the roast beef. On the weekend there is always one day that we prepare a roast and this one is always popular. Especially with a french Bordelaise Sauce. My Cookbook: Dinner is ready! If you are always looking for tasty, simple and inexpensive everyday … Continue reading Roast beef with Herb Crust

Meatballs Hunter Style

If you are looking for a recipe that can easily be prepared in advance this one is for you. I like to prepare this either on the day before or in the morning and have the hands free for my boys in the afternoon. It's ideal especially on school nights or busy weekends. Recipe Meatballs … Continue reading Meatballs Hunter Style

Savoury Crêpe Torte

Tomorrow the French celebrate la chandleur which has a Christian background, but which is also well known for the fact that the 2nd of February is their own pancake day! Everybody makes crepes on that day so here is a way to use crepe as a main meal. I take the basic idea of a … Continue reading Savoury Crêpe Torte

Cottage Pie

One of the most appreciated dishes in our house is the Cottage Pie. This is the ultimate comfort food and ideal when it is windy and rainy outside! The minced red meat cooked in a sauce with onions and other vegetables, topped with a layer of buttery mashed potatoes and a bit of grated cheese … Continue reading Cottage Pie