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

Caro’s Bruschetta

One of my extended familys favourite starters are my Bruschetta! There are many ways to make these delicious Italian antipasti, but after having tried many ways of preparing Bruschette, I find that this one is my personal favourite. It's very easily done, can be prepared in advance, but has to be assembled at the last minute! … Continue reading Caro’s Bruschetta

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

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

Honey-Mustard Dressing / Vinaigrette à la Moutarde au Miel / Honig-Senf Salat Sauce + IDEE

A salad dressing that I simply love! 1 tsp Honey Mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp white wine vinegar salt white pepper Chilli Flakes Herbs Mix all together and dress the salad. In the picture are several ideas of salads I have done that were a huge success and compliment this dressing extremely well. … Continue reading Honey-Mustard Dressing / Vinaigrette à la Moutarde au Miel / Honig-Senf Salat Sauce + IDEE

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

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)

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