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

Caro’s Bruschetta

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch One of my extended familys favourite starters are my Bruschetta! There are many ways to make these delicious Italian antipasti, but after having tried many ways of preparing Bruschette, I find that this one is my personal favourite. It's very easily done, … Continue reading Caro’s Bruschetta

Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch My brother-in-laws godmother gave me the recipe for these delicious little sandwiches. Apparently a French pastry shop used to do them and as they have closed down many years ago, people have come up with versions of the original recipe. This … Continue reading Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

Vegetarian Cesar Salad – salade César végétarien – vegetarischer Cesar Salat

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Last year I discorvered one of the best recipes of Cesar Salad I have ever tasted on the French Cooking Site Marmiton. I have made it quite regulary since, especially for picnics or summer lunches! Ingredients for 4 people 2 romaine … Continue reading Vegetarian Cesar Salad – salade César végétarien – vegetarischer Cesar Salat

Tomato Tarte – Tarte à la tomate minute – Tomatentarte

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Tomato Tarte – Tarte à la tomate minute – Tomatentarte

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

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

Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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, … Continue reading Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt with Fruit / fruits / Obst – Thermomix

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Watermelon Popsicle – Esquimau à la pastèque- Wassermelonen Eis am Stiel

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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … 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

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading BBQ – Summer Vegetable Parcels / paquets de légumes d’été / Sommer Gemüse Päckchen

Nectarine Flan – Flan de nectarines – Nektarinenflan

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Nectarine Flan – Flan de nectarines – Nektarinenflan

Fruit Carpaccio – Carpaccio de fruits – Fruit Carpaccio

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Very easy and simple ideas for a light breakfast, dessert or for a summer buffet 😊 Pineapple Carpaccio with Mint Sugar 1 pineapple, well peeled, the hard core removed4 tbsp sugara couple of mint leaves (the rough stem in the middle … Continue reading Fruit Carpaccio – Carpaccio de fruits – Fruit Carpaccio

Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A little dessert or treat that I absolutely love are these summer slices. There is such a variety of fruit that you can present with them that it is pure bliss! Easy to prepare in advance they always have a huge … Continue reading Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Honey-Mustard Dressing / Vinaigrette à la Moutarde au Miel / Honig-Senf Salat Sauce + IDEE

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A salad dressing that I simply love! 1 tsp Honey Mustard2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp white wine vinegarsaltwhite pepperChilli FlakesHerbs Mix all together and dress the salad. In the picture are several ideas of salads I have done that were a … Continue reading Honey-Mustard Dressing / Vinaigrette à la Moutarde au Miel / Honig-Senf Salat Sauce + IDEE

Sorbet Thermomix

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch As always I think that this recipe is perfect for the Thermomix but is easily done if you don't have one either. I just made this sorbet for my boys and it was a huge success!!So I juste wrote it … Continue reading Sorbet Thermomix

Cream of Peppers Soup – Soupe à la crème de poivrons – Paprikacremesuppe

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch This is one soup I love to make either for my guests or family as a gorgeous starter. Depending on what colour peppers you use, the soup will be either yellow, orange or red. It can be prepared easily in … Continue reading Cream of Peppers Soup – Soupe à la crème de poivrons – Paprikacremesuppe

Eton Mess

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch The British summer is coming closer and with it the hot weather, the roses, the lush gardens, the Wimbledon tennis tournament and with that the Great British classic, the mix of red juicy strawberries and thick onctuous cream. There are … Continue reading Eton Mess