Stollen allemand au fromage blanc – german quark stollen – Deutscher Topfen Christstollen

Écrit en FRANÇAIS - in ENGLISH underneath - auf DEUTSCH darunter Comme dans beaucoup de pays du monde, les Allemands ont coutume à Noël de se retrouver en famille autour d'un copieux repas. Ce n'est pas la bûche qui clôt le festin, mais le stollen. Ce gateau en forme allongée représenterait l'Enfant Jésus enveloppé dans … Continue reading Stollen allemand au fromage blanc – german quark stollen – Deutscher Topfen Christstollen

Torte aux framboises, yaourt et chocolat / Chocolat-yoghurt-raspberry Torte / Himbeer-Joghurt-Schokolade Torte

Écrit en FRANÇAIS - written in ENGLISH underneath - auf DEUTSCH darunter Un des gâteaux autrichiens par excellence, fabriqué par les femmes des villages, est ce type de gâteau, avec une base en biscuit moelleux, une couche de crème au yaourt super rafraîchissante et un miroir aux fruits dessus. Normalement je rajoute des fruits comme … Continue reading Torte aux framboises, yaourt et chocolat / Chocolat-yoghurt-raspberry Torte / Himbeer-Joghurt-Schokolade Torte

Ganache Montée Facile – Simple Whipped Dark Chocolate Ganache – Einfache Dunkle Parisercreme

Écrit en FRANÇAIS - underneath in ENGLISH - darunter auf DEUTSCH Une crème de base parfaite pour gâteaux, Cupcakes et autres desserts est la Ganache Montée. J'ai une version assez simple. Il suffit d'avoir de la crème fleurette. Pour avoir maximum facilité de faire montée la crème il faut prendre une avec un taux élevé … Continue reading Ganache Montée Facile – Simple Whipped Dark Chocolate Ganache – Einfache Dunkle Parisercreme

Vegan Lemon Traybake – cake au citron vegan- Veganer Zitronenkuchen

Écrit en FRANÇAIS - underneath in ENGLISH - darunter auf DEUTSCH À mon avis c'est assez difficile de trouver des recettes vegan qui sont vraiment bons. Je suis toujours enchantée si je trouve une recette que j'adore, car c'est de plus en plus fréquent d'avoir dans son entourage des gens qui sont intolérants / averses … Continue reading Vegan Lemon Traybake – cake au citron vegan- Veganer Zitronenkuchen

Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben Who doesn't love a good Pavlova, with its special meringue with the crunchy outside and the soft center, topped by a light mound of whipping cream and with lots of fruit as its crowning glory. This Pavlova is my ultimate take … Continue reading Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

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

Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A recipe that in Belgium every chocolate lover knows by heart is the one for the famous "Moelleux au Chocolat" from the cookbook "La cuisine à quatre mains". Even my husband who usually leaves patisserie to me, knows this one by … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Being a huge admirer of the great chef Philippe Conticini, I have let myself be inspired by his exquisite Madeleine recipe following at the same time his advice to try different versions and be creative. I think by now everybody who … Continue reading Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

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

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

Pavlova

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I do very often have leftover eggwhites after my baking. As I hate wasting them I have started freezing them individually in an ice cube tray in order to have egg whites when I need them. This works absolutely beautifully! … Continue reading Pavlova

Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One thing we always, always have for Easter in Austria and Germany is the Easter Lamb! And I am not talking about the lamb roast but about the lamb cake ! As I have seen the mould being sold over … Continue reading Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

(Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I love serving these little cakes at dinner parties or for a posh afternoon tea!Very easy to make and such an elegant look!The association of velvety chocolate and tart raspberries is just heavenly.Recipe Individual Chocolate - Raspberry CakesFor about 8 … Continue reading (Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I love this cake for its soft texture and its surprise in the centre! It can be adapted for all sort of seasons or events as the insert can be anything you like. Here I have chosen a lamb for … Continue reading Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen

Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch A perfect cake for an afternoon tea or even for a lunchbox. My boys regularly request this cake as they like the mix of vanilla and chocolate. The advantage is that, in case some pieces are left over, which doesn't … Continue reading Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch Carnivals Shrove Tuesday is almost upon us and as every good Austrian knows, Carnival is Krapfen time!This, in the past, was because lent was much stricter than it is nowadays and people needed to eat heartily to keep up their … Continue reading Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Sun Tartelettes–Tartelettes de Soleil

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch When it's cold and dreary outside you long for light and warmth. That is why I decided to do little clementine tartelettes. They have such a lovely colour and remind me of the sun. I was lucky enough to even … Continue reading Sun Tartelettes–Tartelettes de Soleil

Austrian Apfelstrudel – Strudel aux pommes

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One of the most famous Austrian recipes is the Apfelstrudel. I am talking about the authentic one, not the versions with Filo or Puff pastry (these are certainly very good versions but can not be called Apfelstrudel). The Strudel dough … Continue reading Austrian Apfelstrudel – Strudel aux pommes

Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One of the cakes that I ate a lot as a child in Austria was this one. I remember, with 2 of my sisters, having sneaked chocolate squares out of the freezer one day (we didn’t get sweets very often). … Continue reading Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)

Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake – Gâteau rustique meringué aux groseilles – Johannisbeer/Ribisl-kuchen mit Baiserhäubchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch If you are like me, you might have frozen berries in your freezer. Some of them are very hard to use because they are extremely sour. One variety of those are the redcurrant berries. I normally don’t like them except in … Continue reading Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake – Gâteau rustique meringué aux groseilles – Johannisbeer/Ribisl-kuchen mit Baiserhäubchen