Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

Chicken Meatballs – Boulettes de poulet – Hendlbouletten

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Chicken Meatballs – Boulettes de poulet – Hendlbouletten

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in 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 … Continue reading Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Eton Mess

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch The British summer is coming closer and with it the hot weather, the roses, the lush gardens, the Wimbledon tennis tournament and with that the Great British classic, the mix of red juicy strawberries and thick onctuous cream. There are … Continue reading Eton Mess

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

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … 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

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch (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 … 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

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … 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

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Appéro Goats Cheese and Tomato Tartar Shotglasses – Verrines chevre – tartare de tomates – Gläser mit Ziegenkäse und Tomaten Tartar