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

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

Light and easy vegetable soup

In our family we love soups very much! We take it regularly, there is always a pot in the fridge! Even the children love it! I'm not talking about soups as meal replacement, but ultra light soups to take just as a starter. Here is my men's favorite recipe, available in several varieties! Creamy, light … Continue reading Light and easy vegetable soup

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

Caro’s Bruschetta

One of my extended familys favourite starters are my Bruschetta! There are many ways to make these delicious Italian antipasti, but after having tried many ways of preparing Bruschette, I find that this one is my personal favourite. It's very easily done, can be prepared partly in advance, but has to be assembled at the last … Continue reading Caro’s Bruschetta

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

French Onion Soup

My parents used to make this quite a lot when I grew up in Austria and what a treat it was each time. So simple, yet so delicious. It is one of the ultimate comfort foods and ideal to prepare in advance and serve later. I made this for a dinner party the other day … Continue reading French Onion Soup

Austrian Frittatensuppe – Vegetable Bouillon with sliced pancakes

One very well known Austrian soup is the Frittatensuppe made from plain pancakes, tightly rolled up and sliced into coils served in a bowl of clear soup or beef broth. So if ever by miracle you find yourself with leftover pancakes, don't hesitate to give this delicious soup a try Here the recipe for a … Continue reading Austrian Frittatensuppe – Vegetable Bouillon with sliced pancakes