Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch It's this time of the year again, when I am thinking a lot about carrot cake. The soft texture, with its rich colour and the warmth of the spices, especially cinnamon coming through, is for me the perfect indulgence when it is … Continue reading Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Written in English - écrit en dessous en français - darunter geschrieben auf Deutsch My boys love cookies, not just eating them, but also making the dough and cutting the shapes. For my eldest sons' start in boarding school I have prepared a batch of these delicious treats to accompany a book that has a … Continue reading Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Zwetschgendatschi is a south-german speciality, most specifically from Augsburg in Bavaria. It's a sheet cake made from yeast dough that is thinly spread on a baking sheet generously covered with pitted plums. As my family used to live in Bavaria when … Continue reading Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Being a huge admirer of the great chef Philippe Conticini, I have let myself be inspired by his exquisite Madeleine recipe following at the same time his advice to try different versions and be creative. I think by now everybody who … Continue reading Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch An intensely chocolatey Ice-Cream that I love to make! Delicious and decadent! 3 eggyolks400 ml whipping cream200 ml milk60 g sugarvanilla150 g chocolate 72% (130 g melted, 20 g chopped) Put the milk into a pan and heat it. Mix the … Continue reading Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch In Austria we have a variety of apricots that has gained EU protection in 1996 and and the region it grows in, the Wachau, is a World Heritage site. These apricots or "Marillen" as they are called are exceptionally sweet and … Continue reading Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Request for frozen yogurt from my boys in a shop but I found it very expensive and laced with additives. I found the right recipe in a cooking magazine and it is perfect. You can do this with whatever fruit you … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch An amusing and refreshing Ice Cream to make and share! 1 kg watermelon50 g chocolate drops150 g yoghurtzest and and juice of 1/2 lemon2 tbsp. of sugar2 kiwi Peel the watermelon and chop it into rough pieces. Mix it in a … Continue reading Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

Fruit Carpaccio – Carpaccio de fruits – Fruit Carpaccio

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Very easy and simple ideas for a light breakfast, dessert or for a summer buffet 😊 Pineapple Carpaccio with Mint Sugar 1 pineapple, well peeled, the hard core removed4 tbsp sugara couple of mint leaves (the rough stem in the middle … Continue reading Fruit Carpaccio – Carpaccio de fruits – Fruit Carpaccio

Sorbet Thermomix

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch As always I think that this recipe is perfect for the Thermomix but is easily done if you don't have one either. I just made this sorbet for my boys and it was a huge success!!So I juste wrote it … Continue reading Sorbet Thermomix