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

Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

This is the Dip that one of my aunts, who has grown up in Spain, made for a family gathering when I was a Teenager. I found it so incredibly delicious that I wrote down the recipe and countless years later I still make it regularly. 1 red pepper225 g Philadelphia2 tbsp cream2 tbsp parmesan1/2 … Continue reading Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

In Austria we have a variety of apricots that has gained EU protection in 1996 and and the region it grows in, the Wachau, is a World Heritage site. These apricots or "Marillen" as they are called are exceptionally sweet and juicy with a strong apricot flavour. They are obviously used in cooking and in … Continue reading Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

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

Nectarine Flan – Flan de nectarines – Nektarinenflan

It's the season for picnics, enjoying the great outdoors, the sunshine, the beautiful gardens, parks and countryside. One dish I love to make for our Picnics, BBQs and general summer meals is the Nectarine Flan. It's easily made, perfect to be transported and so refreshingly fruity. For 6 People For the shortcrust pastry 200 g … Continue reading Nectarine Flan – Flan de nectarines – Nektarinenflan

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

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

Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Text in English - Français - Deutsch One of my wonderful godmothers, who shares my love for cooking and who - together with my parents - thaught me how to prepare good and healthy meals, presented me with a cookbook recently that I like a lot. A couple of the recipes I knew before as … Continue reading Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip