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

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 onion, peeled and diced2-3 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Pizza-Snails – Escargots Pizza – Pizza Schnecken

Almost everybody loves pizza, whatever the age, but let's face it, they are not easily eaten on the go. Portable food is always useful, especially when you have excursions, picnics or when you are travelling. That is why these Pizza Snails are so handy. Ingredients for about 12 pieces: 40 g pitted green olives 100 … Continue reading Pizza-Snails – Escargots Pizza – Pizza Schnecken

White Bean Salad – Salade aux haricots blancs – Weisse Bohnen Salat

I made this salad recently and keep on making it. Its just that good. The recipe is by the Blogger Sabrina Ghayour and I haven't changed anything apart from the chilli flakes. It's perfect for the salad buffet, BBQ, Picnics or to bring if a salad is asked for. 400 g Cannellini beans, drained, rinsed, … Continue reading White Bean Salad – Salade aux haricots blancs – Weisse Bohnen Salat

Tabbouleh salad/salade/Salat

I love this salad in the warmer months of the year. Its deliciously refreshing and very easy to make. In our family we tend to make it for salad bars, BBQs, and Picnics but also if we are asked to bring a salad. Personally I even use it as a filler for Baguette when we … Continue reading Tabbouleh salad/salade/Salat

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

Caro’s white BBQ sauce / la sauce blanche BBQ de Caro / Caro’s weisse BBQ Sauce

This sauce was inspired by one my mother does regularly. Hers is delicious but I have still tweaked it a little bit and made this one my own. Whenever I make it, I have to make a huge batch as people enjoy it tremendously. It goes perfectly with BQ but I - not being a … Continue reading Caro’s white BBQ sauce / la sauce blanche BBQ de Caro / Caro’s weisse BBQ Sauce

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