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)

Express Houmous / Hummus Trio (Traditional & Thermomix)

In our immediate environment it is a well known fact that I really love what the French call apéro and often replace a starter with a great set of appetizers. There is a whole category for appetisers, quick appetisers and food out of shotglasses on the blog. Served here with the delicious homemade breadsticks 😍. … Continue reading Express Houmous / Hummus Trio (Traditional & Thermomix)

Parisian salad with asparagus

Another little salad from my repertoire! I love it, it's so fresh, light and elegant ! My Cookbook: Dinner is ready! If you are always looking for tasty, simple and inexpensive everyday recipes, you should take a look at my book “Dinner is ready!”. There you will find a wonderful selection of vegetable-rich, relatively quick-to-prepare … Continue reading Parisian salad with asparagus

Vegan Buddha Bowl

Another recipe that I loved when I was a student was the Energy Salad with its light dressing by Harvey Diamond. As mentioned in the recipe of the garlic green beans, I was really a huge fan. Well this actually this salad succeeded even to make a salad eater out of my husband when we … Continue reading Vegan Buddha Bowl

Baba Ghanoush – Aubergine Caviar (traditional version & Thermomix)

A delicious alternative to Houmous, the Baba Ghanoush, or eggplant caviar as it is often called, requires grilled roasted aubergine rather than chickpeas. The Baba Ghanoush is delicious for example in my Italian Quiche. This Eastern Mediterranean dip is delicious with pita and raw vegetables. As its main ingredient are eggplants, it contains vitamins B … Continue reading Baba Ghanoush – Aubergine Caviar (traditional version & Thermomix)

Provencal tomatoes

An excellent side dish for lots of meals are the Provencal tomatoes 😍 easy to make, delicious to eat! I've been doing them for years and it's always a celebration of meals in the sun ❤️☀️ Unforgettable memories of our first 6 months of marriage where we lived in Marseille and we discovered the region … Continue reading Provencal tomatoes

German potato pancakes

I posted the recipe for my 'Rösti' yesterday but another recipe based on potatoes which is a great German specialty are the 'Kartoffelpuffer' or 'Reiberdatschi'. They are made from raw grated potatoes. Not only very popular to make at home, the Germans serve it even as streetfood during fairgrounds, carneval and Christmas markets. My father … Continue reading German potato pancakes

Halva

In this difficult time, when governments around the world ask us to stay home to save lives and make fractionally easier the work of the medical staff that I admire, we are all looking for recipes that use few eggs , little flour, little butter etc. Please treat this more like a piece of chocolate … Continue reading Halva