Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

I love savoury cakes as appetisers or for picnics. They are extremely tasty and moist and will go with any wine, champagne or drinks. This is one recipe I have been making for years and it always disappears as soon as it reaches the table. For 6 - 8 people 200 g flour75 g grilled … Continue reading Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

My brother-in-laws godmother gave me the recipe for these delicious little sandwiches. Apparently a French pastry shop used to do them and as they have closed down many years ago, people have come up with versions of the original recipe. This is one that I love! It uses a delicious french mustard that Coleman developed … Continue reading Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

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

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

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