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

French alsacian quiche ‘ADDC – style’

Another of my ADDC Style quiches is the delicious Alsatian Quiche. Popular with customers who want a meal without meat and fish, which still satisfies. Ideal in summer with a good salad. For a 29 cm quiche tin For the dough 200g flour90 g Butter cut into cubes 1 egg 2 tbsp cold water1 tbsp … Continue reading French alsacian quiche ‘ADDC – style’

Olive Cake

I love savoury cakes as appetisers or for picnics. They are extremely tasty and moist and will go with any wine, champagne or drinks. This is one recipe I have been making for years and it always disappears as soon as it reaches the table. For 6 - 8 people 200 g flour75 g grilled … Continue reading Olive Cake

Tomato Tarte

As soon as the summer starts the tomatoes are at their best! This is the time to make this gorgeous Tomato Tarte! Red ones or heritage tomatoes, your choice! My vegetable slicer that I recommend 100 % can be found on http://www.amazon.co.uk/shop/auxdelicesdecaroline Very well known in France and much less in the rest of the … Continue reading Tomato Tarte

Savoury Gentleman’s Torte

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Today I will not give you a recipe but a "How to do" guide. I have been asked how to make the Austrian 'Savoury Gentleman's Torte' , that exists in other countries under other names. In the photo you can see … Continue reading Savoury Gentleman’s Torte

Spinach Pancake Torte

A recipe that my grandmother always used to make for me and that I still love to prepare for my family is the Spinach Pancake Torte. Extremely easy to prepare and a stunning centerpiece for your table! More pancake recipes here. 300 g of mature cheese - I used Gruyère but a mature cheddar is … Continue reading Spinach Pancake Torte

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