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

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 is one that I love! It uses a delicious french mustard that Coleman developed … Continue reading Tomato-Brioche Sandwiches -sandwiches briochés aux tomates – Tomaten – Brioche Sandwiches

Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

This is the Dip that one of my aunts, who has grown up in Spain, made for a family gathering when I was a Teenager. I found it so incredibly delicious that I wrote down the recipe and countless years later I still make it regularly. 1 red pepper225 g Philadelphia2 tbsp cream2 tbsp parmesan1/2 … Continue reading Spanish Red Pepper Dip – dip espagnol de poivrons rouges – Spanischer Roter Paprika Dip

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 small onion, peeled and diced2-3 garlic … 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

Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Text in English - Français - Deutsch One of my wonderful godmothers, who shares my love for cooking and who - together with my parents - thaught me how to prepare good and healthy meals, presented me with a cookbook recently that I like a lot. A couple of the recipes I knew before as … Continue reading Pistachio – Feta Dip – Dip aux pistaches et au Feta – Feta-Pistazien Dip

Sorbet Thermomix

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 down for you as I am still hoping that we will have a hot summer … Continue reading Sorbet Thermomix

Sauce Hollandaise (Thermomix)

I love spring and always await eagerly the asparagus season. Unfortunately in the UK it is hard to come by white asparagus but the green one is just as good. But I love a good Sauce Hollandaise with it and therefore I have tried a couple of recipes. I have made some tweaks and am … Continue reading Sauce Hollandaise (Thermomix)

Churros (Spanish sweet fried treat – gourmandise espagnol – frittierte spanische Süßspeise)

Recipe for Thermomix but as always absolutely doable without it! I don't know many people who don't love Churros - these are a Spanish snack consisting of a strip of fried dough dusted with sugar. Normally this is just a holiday treat for my boys as I haven't discovered a place hereabouts where you can … Continue reading Churros (Spanish sweet fried treat – gourmandise espagnol – frittierte spanische Süßspeise)

Tuscan Almond Pesto – Pesto toscain aux amandes – Toskanisches Mandel Pesto

Thermomix recipe, but can be made with any blender At a party a couple of months ago I have been made to try a delicious spread made in the Thermomix. It was so good I asked for the recipe, which is by Tenina Holder, I just modified it ever so slightly. Now it is obviously … Continue reading Tuscan Almond Pesto – Pesto toscain aux amandes – Toskanisches Mandel Pesto

Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits – Biscuits au parmesan et graines de pavot – Pamesan – Mohn Kekse

(Can be made with the Thermomix, just put all the ingredients in together and mix) A go-to recipe in my répertoire are the Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits from Yotam Ottolenghi. So simple, so divine. Either bake them all at once and store in an airtight box for 3-4 days, or freeze and cut the dough … Continue reading Parmesan and Poppy Biscuits – Biscuits au parmesan et graines de pavot – Pamesan – Mohn Kekse