Spinach-Ricotta Cannelloni / cannelloni aux epinards et a la ricotta / Spinat Ricotta Cannelloni

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben One of my favorite vegetarian dishes is Cannelloni with spinach and ricotta! It's easy to do, does not take a lot of time to prepare, can be done in advance and it's great to have in the freezer if you do … Continue reading Spinach-Ricotta Cannelloni / cannelloni aux epinards et a la ricotta / Spinat Ricotta Cannelloni

Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch It's this time of the year again, when I am thinking a lot about carrot cake. The soft texture, with its rich colour and the warmth of the spices, especially cinnamon coming through, is for me the perfect indulgence when it is … Continue reading Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Written in English - écrit en dessous en français - darunter geschrieben auf Deutsch My boys love cookies, not just eating them, but also making the dough and cutting the shapes. For my eldest sons' start in boarding school I have prepared a batch of these delicious treats to accompany a book that has a … Continue reading Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Spaghetti con Scampi e Zucchini

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Spaghetti con Scampi e Zucchini

Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Zwetschgendatschi is a south-german speciality, most specifically from Augsburg in Bavaria. It's a sheet cake made from yeast dough that is thinly spread on a baking sheet generously covered with pitted plums. As my family used to live in Bavaria when … Continue reading Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Today I will not give you a recipe but a "How to do" guide. I have been asked how to make the Austrian 'Savoury Gentleman's Torte' , that exists in other countries under other names. In the photo you can see … Continue reading Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch An intensely chocolatey Ice-Cream that I love to make! Delicious and decadent! 3 eggyolks400 ml whipping cream200 ml milk60 g sugarvanilla150 g chocolate 72% (130 g melted, 20 g chopped) Put the milk into a pan and heat it. Mix the … Continue reading Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen