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

Porc Fillet with Mustard Sauce – Filet de porc avec sa sauce à la moutarde–Schweinefilet in Senfsauce

When friends or acquaintances come for diner during the week, I find that the Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce ticks all the right boxes. It is ready in 30 minutes, absolutely delicious and looks very elegant.Recipe Pork Fillet with Mustard Sauce For 4 600 g pork fillet 500 g carrots, peeled and cut into slices … Continue reading Porc Fillet with Mustard Sauce – Filet de porc avec sa sauce à la moutarde–Schweinefilet in Senfsauce

Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip – Boulettes aux Herbes avec leur dip au feta – Kräuterbällchen mit Schafskäse-Dip

This recipe is one that I like to prepare as a light mid-week dinner but it works just as well for lunch. It is Greek inspired and perfect for these sunny days that are starting to arrive ! Recipe Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip For 4 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 bunch … Continue reading Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip – Boulettes aux Herbes avec leur dip au feta – Kräuterbällchen mit Schafskäse-Dip

Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon – Risotto aux Champignons et Lardons- Risotto mit Champignons und Speck

Yesterday evening we had our favourite Risotto for dinner! The beauty of this is that although it has a slight taste of bacon (100 g for 4 people!) it contains several vegetables, even mushrooms that you can hide perfectly from your kids by mincing them into really small pieces. My sons love this Risotto and … Continue reading Risotto with Mushrooms and Bacon – Risotto aux Champignons et Lardons- Risotto mit Champignons und Speck

Roast beef with Herb Crust – Recette Rôti de Bœuf avec sa croûte aux herbes – Roastbeef in Kräuterkruste

The men in my house simply love their roasts, most especially the roast beef. On the weekend there is always one day that we prepare a roast and this one is always popular. Especially with a french Bordelaise Sauce. Recipe Roast Beef with Herb Crust For 6 - 8 1.7 kg Roastbeef Salt 5 tbsp … Continue reading Roast beef with Herb Crust – Recette Rôti de Bœuf avec sa croûte aux herbes – Roastbeef in Kräuterkruste

Pork Roast in milk – Rôti de porc au lait – Marinierter Kotelettbraten

Recently I made this Pork Roast in milk for a dinner party. I have to admit that I am not a big meat lover but one of my favourite roasts is this one. If I have to eat meat I like it tender and with lots of delicious sauce.The pork here is marinated in milk, … Continue reading Pork Roast in milk – Rôti de porc au lait – Marinierter Kotelettbraten

Meatballs Hunter Style – Boulettes de viande façon chasseur-Überbackene Jäger- frikadellen

If you are looking for a recipe that can easily be prepared in advance this one is for you. I like to prepare this either on the day before or in the morning and have the hands free for my boys in the afternoon. It's ideal especially on school nights or busy weekends. Recipe Meatballs … Continue reading Meatballs Hunter Style – Boulettes de viande façon chasseur-Überbackene Jäger- frikadellen

Savoury Crêpe Torte – Gâteau de crêpes salées

Tomorrow the French celebrate la chandleur which has a Christian background, but which is also well known for the fact that the 2nd of February is their own pancake day! Everybody makes crepes on that day so here is a way to use crepe as a main meal. I take the basic idea of a … Continue reading Savoury Crêpe Torte – Gâteau de crêpes salées

Cottage Pie

One of the most appreciated dishes in our house is the Cottage Pie. This is the ultimate comfort food and ideal when it is windy and rainy outside! The minced red meat cooked in a sauce with onions and other vegetables, topped with a layer of buttery mashed potatoes and a bit of grated cheese … Continue reading Cottage Pie

Frying Pan Lasagna – Lasagne à la poêle – Lasagne aus der Pfanne

My sons love lasagne but I have to admit that I don't cook it very often as I find it a very time consuming task. Absolutely worth it but still time consuming. This is why I would like to share this recipe with you today. It is so easy to make and - at least … Continue reading Frying Pan Lasagna – Lasagne à la poêle – Lasagne aus der Pfanne