Spaghetti con Scampi e Zucchini

The perfect Istrian Pasta recipe with a sauce unlike many others. Light and fresh with only 3 main ingredients. This recipe, discovered at Harrys Bar, one of Venises' most famous restaurants, takes full advantage of seasonal lightly sweet courgettes, fresh pliable and soft scampi and the fruity, nutty taste of Parmesan Cheese. Like most of … Continue reading Spaghetti con Scampi e Zucchini

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

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

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

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

Salmon Terrine – Terrine de saumon – Lachsterrine

This is a terrine that I love to serve my guests! It is easily made, can be prepared in advance and is very refined! Recipe Salmon Terrine For 6 5 1/2 sheets of gelatine 200 g double-cream cheese 125 g cream horseradish (glass) salt White pepper 1/2 bunch of plain parsley 2 tablespoons of Cognac … Continue reading Salmon Terrine – Terrine de saumon – Lachsterrine

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

Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip – Boulettes aux Herbes avec leur dip au feta – Kräuterbällchen mit Schafskäse-Dip

This recipe is one that I like to prepare as a light mid-week dinner but it works just as well for lunch. It is Greek inspired and perfect for these sunny days that are starting to arrive ! Recipe Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip For 4 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 bunch … Continue reading Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip – Boulettes aux Herbes avec leur dip au feta – Kräuterbällchen mit Schafskäse-Dip

Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon – Risotto aux Champignons et Lardons- Risotto mit Champignons und Speck

Yesterday evening we had our favourite Risotto for dinner! The beauty of this is that although it has a slight taste of bacon (100 g for 4 people!) it contains several vegetables, even mushrooms that you can hide perfectly from your kids by mincing them into really small pieces. My sons love this Risotto and … Continue reading Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon – Risotto aux Champignons et Lardons- Risotto mit Champignons und Speck