Fish Pie

My husband loves English "Fish Pie", so I tried to find the perfect recipe for him. There are lots of different ones but I tried, knowing that he likes to have not only different pieces of fish but also prawns in his Fish Pie. Together with a delicious sauce and mashed potatoes as soft as … Continue reading Fish Pie

Tartiflette – a dish from the french alps

The tartiflette is a French dish from the Haute Savoie region in France. It is a fairly young dish among the great French classics that was first introduced in 1980 by the Syndicat interprofessionnel du Reblochon (the organization that represents the interests of the manufacturers of the main ingredient in the recipe, Reblochon cheese). Thanks … Continue reading Tartiflette – a dish from the french alps

Cheese Fondue (Traditional & Thermomix)

In winter we love to host dinner parties where we treat our guests to gorgeous food which can also be found in my beloved mountains! Fondue is one of our big favourites but you can find more winter recipes here. For years I have simply bought the packages in the supermarket until one day our … Continue reading Cheese Fondue (Traditional & Thermomix)

Boozy Rum Crescents (sweet party bites)

I haven't posted any new recipes for a little while because I was very busy dividing my blog into languages ​​(French, English and German) that you can choose through the menu, and writing my first cookbook that is at the moment only available in German. https://youtu.be/owPcLHH_LYI BUT today I'm making up for it. I'm sharing … Continue reading Boozy Rum Crescents (sweet party bites)

Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread

The Elisen Lebkuchen of Nuremberg are my great Christmas favourites! I love them to the point that a couple of years ago, when in England we did not yet find almost all European products, I asked my family to send them by post! The difference between the Lebkuchen and the Elisen Lebkuchen is that Elisen … Continue reading Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread

Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Hardly any other symbol is associated with Christmas today as much as the festively decorated and enlightened Christmas tree. The first Christmas trees are laid for the 16th century as part of the guild traditions of the guilds. Following the example of the tree of paradise, these trees were decorated with apples and sweets and … Continue reading Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Lebkuchen as tree decoration or for making gingerbread houses

Lebkuchen is a traditional German gingerbread. According to Wikipedia, Lebkuchen was invented by monks in Franconia in the 13th century. In the 14th century in Nuremberg and Ulm bakers already produced this type of pastry. Oh this smell of Lebkuchen mixed with the fresh pine  In the olden days Lebkuchen was used among other things … Continue reading Lebkuchen as tree decoration or for making gingerbread houses

German quark stollen

As in many countries around the world, the Germans are used to celebrate Christmas as a family around a hearty meal. It is not the Christmas pudding that closes the feast, but the stollen. This elongated cake would represent the baby Jesus wrapped in his swaddling clothes! It is found on all German Christmas markets, … Continue reading German quark stollen

Austrian Linzer Auger or Linzer eyes

The Linzer Augen, or the ‘eyes of Linz’, are an essential part of the traditional Austrian Christmas pastry! Cookies that melt on your tongue and contain this little fruity touch that make their popularity! The Austrian pastry is very dainty and elegant . Therefore the secret of these cookies is to make them small and … Continue reading Austrian Linzer Auger or Linzer eyes

Silesian Gingerbread Cookies

Every year on the 31st of October I have an important mission. This mission is to make make the dough for a special kind of cookies that has been made in my family for generations. These cookies are called Pfefferkuchen. They are from Silesia, which is nowadays a part of Poland but which was German … Continue reading Silesian Gingerbread Cookies