Appetizer & starter in one for a Raclette or Fondue Party

For my raclette last week, I preferred again to prepare my appetizer in the glass as a starter . That way, we did not have to sit in front of the warming raclette machines.This time I chose two verrines with vegetables, the Provence Shooter, and the Goats Cheese and Tomato Tartare Shooters and the excellent croustades with quail eggs. … Continue reading Appetizer & starter in one for a Raclette or Fondue Party

Chocolat-yoghurt-raspberry Torte

One of the quintessential Austrian cakes made by the village women is this kind of cake, with a soft sponge base, a cool yoghurt cream filling and a fruit mirror on top. It is incredibly fresh and light to eat and melts on your tongue. The best part is you can even have this freshness … Continue reading Chocolat-yoghurt-raspberry Torte

Mushroom pies on salad

We often have dinner parties because for my husband and me it is a real pleasure to gather our friends around a good meal and good wines and cocktails. Especially in autumn, when it’s vacillating between sun and rain and the evenings get cold, we’re happy to welcome them around the fireplace and just enjoy … Continue reading Mushroom pies on salad

Salmon Terrine

This is a terrine that I love to serve my guests! It is easily made, not hugely expensive, can be prepared in advance and is very refined! You can even place it in the freezer. Recipe Salmon Terrine For 6 5 1/2 sheets of gelatine200 g double-cream cheese125 g cream horseradish (glass)saltWhite pepper1/2 bunch of … Continue reading Salmon Terrine

Vegetarian Spinach Roulade

I love my light and colourful lunches! This Roulade is perfect in my opinion, served on a bed of salad with cherry tomatoes! It is a very elegant dish, that can even double as starter for a smart lunch or dinner party. You can change the filling to Philadelphia and smoked salmon as well. Recipe … Continue reading Vegetarian Spinach Roulade

Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce

When friends or acquaintances come for diner during the week, I find that the Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce ticks all the right boxes. It is ready in 30 minutes, absolutely delicious and looks very elegant. Recipe Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce For 4 600 g pork fillet500 g carrots, peeled and cut into slices3 … Continue reading Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce

Vichyssoise soup – french cold potato-leek soup

The Vichyssoise is an excellent soup for hot days because it is one of those soups that is savored cold, comme for example the Gaspacho, although it's also delicious hot. The Vichyssoise was created at the start of the 20th century by a Frenchman in New York for the opening of the Ritz Charlton's outdoor … Continue reading Vichyssoise soup – french cold potato-leek soup

Wild garlic risotto – (Traditional & Thermomix)

It's wild garlic season, so I'm taking this opportunity to share with you a recipe that is to die for. Wild garlic has been widely used in Europe and Asia. You can eat the leaves as a vegetable or condiment. Their flavor is delicate. It is a very ancient medicinal plant known to the Celts … Continue reading Wild garlic risotto – (Traditional & Thermomix)

Beetroot Carpaccio

The beetroot carpaccio that I will make for myself, as a flexitarian, as a starter at Christmas while my in-laws eat oysters. I use my special Mandoline V to cut thin slices of the beetrote and give an additional colour boost to the grilled cheese with my chalumeau! It's a vegetarian appetizer which is beautiful … Continue reading Beetroot Carpaccio

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. Recipe Roast Beef with Herb Crust For 6 - 8 1.7 kg RoastbeefSalt5 tbsp olive oil20 … Continue reading Roast beef with Herb Crust