Meatloaf

One of our families all time favourite comfort food is without any doubt the meatloaf!!! Served with roasted vegetables, gravy and delicious mashed potatoes it is even dinner party worthy if you want to treat good friends to a homemade meal rather than to a fancy one. I have in all my life never had … Continue reading Meatloaf

Goulash Soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

My oldest son loves the Austrian Goulash, so I try to make it as often as possible. It is a dish from back when Austria was an Empire and came from its member state Hungaria, where the shepherds cooked the star ingredients beef, paprika, onions open air in the puszta in huge casseroles suspended on … Continue reading Goulash Soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

Austrian sausage soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

One of the soups I have eaten since I was very young is sausage soup. It was my mother’s favorite way to make us eat a lot of vegetables and we love it. The soup is very easy to be made. Here is the recipe . 3 potatoes, cubes3 carrots, slices3 celery, pieces3 onions, dicedSeasoning … Continue reading Austrian sausage soup (Traditional & Thermomix)

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie (Traditional & Thermomix)

When autumn comes with its gorgeous colours and cooler weather I start thinking of all sorts of comfort food. The one that I truly enjoy is the vegetarian shepherd’s pie with its rich ragout, covered with a deliciously soft sweet potato mash and topped with melted, golden cheese! The ultimate no guilt comfort food, full … Continue reading Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie (Traditional & Thermomix)

Hazelnut nougatine meringue cake

I'm always looking for recipes using egg whites. In all the pastry that I make regularly I use a lot of yolks and much less whites. So I have whole bags of frozen egg whites in my freezer, which must be used at all costs. This delicious cake, that is utterly gluten free to boot, … Continue reading Hazelnut nougatine meringue cake

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’

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

Potato Roesti

The best Rösti recipe I know. A big favorite! I remember copying it from a cookbook I found in Marseille when I lived there just after my marriage. After one or two small modifications, it has become one of the essentials in my kitchen. Ingredients 1 kg of boiled potatoes1 large onion136 g Herta sausages … Continue reading Potato Roesti