Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

I love savoury cakes as appetisers or for picnics. They are extremely tasty and moist and will go with any wine, champagne or drinks. This is one recipe I have been making for years and it always disappears as soon as it reaches the table. For 6 - 8 people 200 g flour75 g grilled … Continue reading Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

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

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

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

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

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

Olivieh Salat

This salad is an iranien version of the Russian Olivier salad that was created in the late 19th century by a Belgian Chef who worked at the famous Hermitage Restaurant in Moscow. I made it recently for a Buffet Party and it was delicious!! It is perfect for picnics, BBQs, Lunchboxes and similar! For 10 … Continue reading Olivieh Salat