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

BBQ – Potato – Garlic Fans

It's time for BBQs!!!! Finally the sun is arriving, warm weather, gardens in bloom, people being happy thanks to these rays of sunlight shining on them. There are a couple of side dishes for BBQs that I enjoy hugely like for example the stuffed tomato parcels and the summer vegetable parcels. I love thes delicately … Continue reading BBQ – Potato – Garlic Fans

Olivieh Salat – russian potato salad

This salad is an iranien version of the Russian Olivier salad that was created in the late 19th century by a Belgian Chef who worked at the famous Hermitage Restaurant in Moscow. I made it recently for a Buffet Party and it was delicious!! It is perfect for picnics, BBQs, Lunchboxes and similar! For 10 … Continue reading Olivieh Salat – russian potato salad

Zucchini – Potato Mash (traditional and Thermomix)

In my family we love our potatoes in all kind of variations.I don't know how many different ways we have to cook them but I do know that this potato mash has been a firm favourite in our house for years!It goes well with almost anything so just take your pick! Recipe Zucchini - Potato … Continue reading Zucchini – Potato Mash (traditional and Thermomix)

Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives

Okay I admit this is not a proper recipe, but it is so worth the entry on this blog. This is decadence to the fullest, so incredibly tasty while easy to make that I defy anyone not to like it. It is that scrumptious! Recipe Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives 1 kg Charlotte … Continue reading Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives

Potato – Chicken Casserole

A very simple midweek meal is this Potato-Chicken Casserole. As the title says it contains potatoes and chicken but also leeks and garlic and makes a complete meal. I like to prepare it in advance up to the point where it needs to go into the oven. In the meantime, I keep it in the … Continue reading Potato – Chicken Casserole

Cottage Pie

One of the most appreciated dishes in our house is the Cottage Pie. This is the ultimate comfort food and ideal when it is windy and rainy outside! The minced red meat cooked in a sauce with onions and other vegetables, topped with a layer of buttery mashed potatoes and a bit of grated cheese … Continue reading Cottage Pie