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

No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

I have come across a delicious recipe that looked so good that I had to make it! As always I have tweaked it a little bit to make it somewhat lighter and less sugary and it was a big success. We have done it several times since using also raspberries, blueberries, mangos etc. It's the … Continue reading No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

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 eggyolks with the sugar and the vanilla in a bowl and pour the hot … Continue reading Chocolate Ice-Cream – glace au chocolat – Schokolade Eis

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

Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Request for frozen yogurt from my boys in a shop but I found it very expensive and laced with additives. I found the right recipe in a cooking magazine and it is perfect. You can do this with whatever fruit you want, I have done raspberry, strawberry and abricots so far - d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!! The recipe … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

An amusing and refreshing Ice Cream to make and share! 1 kg watermelon50 g chocolate drops150 g yoghurtzest and and juice of 1/2 lemon2 tbsp. of sugar2 kiwi Peel the watermelon and chop it into rough pieces. Mix it in a blender and add the chocolate drops. Fill into ice-cream moulds sot that they are … Continue reading Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

BBQ – Stuffed Tomato Parcels / paquets de tomates farcies / Gefüllte Tomaten Päckchen

It's time for BBQs!!!! Finally the sun is arriving, warm weather, gardens in bloom, people being happy thanks to these rays of sunlight shining on them.There are a couple of side dishes for BBQs that I enjoy hugely! Especially these Stuffed Tomato Parcels! 1 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp of sunflower seeds1 chopped onion1 chopped garlic … Continue reading BBQ – Stuffed Tomato Parcels / paquets de tomates farcies / Gefüllte Tomaten Päckchen

BBQ – Summer Vegetable Parcels / paquets de légumes d’été / Sommer Gemüse Päckchen

It's time for BBQs!!!! Finally the sun is arriving, warm weather, gardens in bloom, people being happy thanks to these rays of sunlight shining on them. There are a couple of side dishes for BBQs that I enjoy hugely! The Vegetable Parcels are always very popular! 1 kg mixed baby vegetables (carrots, squash, corn cobs, … Continue reading BBQ – Summer Vegetable Parcels / paquets de légumes d’été / Sommer Gemüse Päckchen

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