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

Pasta alla Amatriciana – cherry tomatoes, pancetta and white wine / tomates cerises, pancetta et vin blanc / Kirschtomaten, Pancetta und Weisswein

I enjoy making Pasta every now and then. They are so incredibly versatile and almost everybody enjoys them tremendously. I have seen peoples eyes light up when confronted with a bowl of well made Pasta. Pasta Bolognaise and Carbonara are delicious but they have become less exciting as they are eaten on an everyday staple. … Continue reading Pasta alla Amatriciana – cherry tomatoes, pancetta and white wine / tomates cerises, pancetta et vin blanc / Kirschtomaten, Pancetta und Weisswein

Vegetarian Cesar Salad – salade César végétarien – vegetarischer Cesar Salat

Last year I discorvered one of the best recipes of Cesar Salad I have ever tasted on the French Cooking Site Marmiton. I have made it quite regulary since, especially for picnics or summer lunches! Ingredients for 4 people 2 romaine lettuce hearts25 g of chopped parmesan4 slices of bread2 tbsp of neutral oilFor the … Continue reading Vegetarian Cesar Salad – salade César végétarien – vegetarischer Cesar Salat

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

Tomato Tarte – Tarte à la tomate minute – Tomatentarte

As soon as the summer starts the tomatoes are at their best! This is the time to make this gorgeous Tomato Tarte! Very well known in France and much less in the rest of the world it's bliss to make and to eat, ideally with a green salad on the side. Light, delicious and tasting … Continue reading Tomato Tarte – Tarte à la tomate minute – Tomatentarte

Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

Quick Links:FrançaisDeutsch Today I will not give you a recipe but a "How to do" guide. I have been asked how to make the Austrian 'Savoury Gentleman's Torte' , that exists in other countries under other names. In the photo you can see the steps taken. You take any bread you like, doesn't matter if … Continue reading Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

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

BBQ Chicken Marinade – Marinade BBQ pour poulet – BBQ Hendlmarinade

A very short and very, very simple recipe for a very delicious chicken marinade. Here I have used it on drumsticks but you can just as well use it for other parts or even the entire chicken. big ziplock bag 10 drumsticks 2 tbsp paprika (the spice) 2 tbsp curry powder 1 cup of olive … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Marinade – Marinade BBQ pour poulet – BBQ Hendlmarinade

Fish Fillet with dill – cucumbers – Filet de poisson avec concombres à l’aneth – Fischfilet mit Dill-Gurken

This is one fish recipe that I love to prepare. it is so easy and very light as well. The cucumber vegetables go very well with the dill, the fish and the potatoes and smell delicious. You can easily prepare it in advance and just add the fillets last minute. I have even prepared this … Continue reading Fish Fillet with dill – cucumbers – Filet de poisson avec concombres à l’aneth – Fischfilet mit Dill-Gurken

6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese – Bolognese végétarienne aux 6 légumes – Vegetarische 6- Gemüsebolognese

Sometimes the only way the kids - and some adults - will eat vegetables is by sneaking it past them. This pasta sauce has proved to be a life saver especially with our youngest who is blocking vegetables at the moment. The bonus is that it is delicious for the entire family and it's freezeable! … Continue reading 6 Vegetable Vegetarian Bolognese – Bolognese végétarienne aux 6 légumes – Vegetarische 6- Gemüsebolognese