Tomato Tarte – Tarte à la tomate – 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 – Tomatentarte

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

Spinach Pancake Torte – Gâteau de crêpes aux épinards – Spinat und Pfannkuchen Torte

A recipe that my grandmother always used to make for me and that I still love to prepare for my family is the Spinach Pancake Torte. Extremely easy to prepare and a stunning centerpiece for your table! 300 g of mature cheese - I used Gruyère but a mature cheddar is delicious as well! Pancakes … Continue reading Spinach Pancake Torte – Gâteau de crêpes aux épinards – Spinat und Pfannkuchen Torte

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

Sauce Hollandaise (Thermomix)

I love spring and always await eagerly the asparagus season. Unfortunately in the UK it is hard to come by white asparagus but the green one is just as good. But I love a good Sauce Hollandaise with it and therefore I have tried a couple of recipes. I have made some tweaks and am … Continue reading Sauce Hollandaise (Thermomix)

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

Vegetable Moussaka – Moussaka aux Légumes–Gemüse Moussaka

For years this has been one of my all time favourite dishes! It is a really flavourful main-course dish. Either to be served with warm fresh bread as a hearty satisfying dish or with a green salad for a touch of freshness. Recipe Vegetable Moussaka Serves 6 500 g eggplant, sliced 1 can of green … Continue reading Vegetable Moussaka – Moussaka aux Légumes–Gemüse Moussaka

Porc Fillet with Mustard Sauce – Filet de porc avec sa sauce à la moutarde–Schweinefilet in Senfsauce

When friends or acquaintances come for diner during the week, I find that the Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce ticks all the right boxes. It is ready in 30 minutes, absolutely delicious and looks very elegant.Recipe Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce For 4 600 g pork fillet 500 g carrots, peeled and cut into slices … Continue reading Porc Fillet with Mustard Sauce – Filet de porc avec sa sauce à la moutarde–Schweinefilet in Senfsauce

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