Chicken Meatballs – Boulettes de poulet – Hendlbouletten

I am not a fan of red meat, unlike the 4 men in my household, so the traditional meatballs are not something I myself eat, but these gorgeous little Chicken Meatballs are absolutely delicious!! Even I can't resist these, especially not in combination with the Simple Red Sauce. They are moist and full of flavour! … Continue reading Chicken Meatballs – Boulettes de poulet – Hendlbouletten

Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

This is the Dip that one of my aunts, who has grown up in Spain, made for a family gathering when I was a Teenager. I found it so incredibly delicious that I wrote down the recipe and countless years later I still make it regularly. 1 red pepper225 g Philadelphia2 tbsp cream2 tbsp parmesan1/2 … Continue reading Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

Gazpacho – Gaspacho

True bliss in hot summer weather !!! A traditional spanish cold vegetable soup, no cooking involved and done in a couple of minutes! Ingredients 3 slices of white bread, cut into big chunks1 kg ripe tomatoes, washed and diced 1 cucumber, peeled and diced1 green pepper, washed and diced1 small onion, peeled and diced2-3 garlic … Continue reading Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Pizza-Snails – Escargots Pizza – Pizza Schnecken

Almost everybody loves pizza, whatever the age, but let's face it, they are not easily eaten on the go. Portable food is always useful, especially when you have excursions, picnics or when you are travelling. That is why these Pizza Snails are so handy. Ingredients for about 12 pieces: 40 g pitted green olives 100 … Continue reading Pizza-Snails – Escargots Pizza – Pizza Schnecken

Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Text in English - Français - Deutsch One of my wonderful godmothers, who shares my love for cooking and who - together with my parents - thaught me how to prepare good and healthy meals, presented me with a cookbook recently that I like a lot. A couple of the recipes I knew before as … Continue reading Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Tuscan Almond Pesto – Pesto toscain aux amandes – Toskanisches Mandel Pesto

Thermomix recipe, but can be made with any blender At a party a couple of months ago I have been made to try a delicious spread made in the Thermomix. It was so good I asked for the recipe, which is by Tenina Holder, I just modified it ever so slightly. Now it is obviously … Continue reading Tuscan Almond Pesto – Pesto toscain aux amandes – Toskanisches Mandel Pesto

Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits – Biscuits au parmesan et graines de pavot – Pamesan – Mohn Kekse

(Can be made with the Thermomix, just put all the ingredients in together and mix) A go-to recipe in my répertoire are the Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits from Yotam Ottolenghi. So simple, so divine. Either bake them all at once and store in an airtight box for 3-4 days, or freeze and cut the dough … Continue reading Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits – Biscuits au parmesan et graines de pavot – Pamesan – Mohn Kekse

Italy in Shotglasses – Italie en Verrines – Italien im Glas

A couple of lovely friends will be over in a few hours to have lunch with us. As we - especially my husband loves pre-meal drinks and little appetisers, I have - yet again prepared these. This has been one go-to recipe of mine for years. Recipe Italy in Shotglasses For 4 - 6 shotglasses … Continue reading Italy in Shotglasses – Italie en Verrines – Italien im Glas

Appéro Goats Cheese and Tomato Tartar Shotglasses – Verrines chevre – tartare de tomates – Gläser mit Ziegenkäse und Tomaten Tartar

I love having dinner parties with our friends and family! Normally we serve either fish or meat but I really love my vegetables. I find that there are never enough.That is why I always give lots of vegetables or vegetable based appetisers before dinner starts as it is healthy and doesn't fill you up before … Continue reading Appéro Goats Cheese and Tomato Tartar Shotglasses – Verrines chevre – tartare de tomates – Gläser mit Ziegenkäse und Tomaten Tartar

Quails eggs Croustades – Croustades aux œufs de caille – Krustader mit Wachteleiern

One of the little appetizers I like to serve comes from non other than Pippa Middleton.A couple of years back I was given her book by some friends. This is one recipe I make regularly.It is really easy to make and so delicious!Recipe Quails Eggs CroustadesFor 12 pieces 12 Croustades12 quails eggsSauce Hollandaise (except if … Continue reading Quails eggs Croustades – Croustades aux œufs de caille – Krustader mit Wachteleiern