Vegetarian Shepherds pie – Shepherds pie vegetarien – vegetarischer Shepherds pie

Written in English - aussi ecrit en Francais en dessous - auch in Deutsch unten drunter geschrieben When autumn comes with its gorgeous colours and cooler weather I start thinking of all sorts of comfort food. The one that I truly enjoy is the vegetarian shepherd's pie with its rich ragout, covered with a deliciously … Continue reading Vegetarian Shepherds pie – Shepherds pie vegetarien – vegetarischer Shepherds pie

Fish Crumble – Crumble au poisson – Schlemmerfilet

Written in English - ecrit en francais en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben A light and flakey fish fillet, topped with herb seasoned breadcrumbs and baked in the oven in a delicious little sauce. It's one of those fish meals that the entire family enjoys. I like to serve it with zucchini - potato … Continue reading Fish Crumble – Crumble au poisson – Schlemmerfilet

Spinach-Ricotta Cannelloni / cannelloni aux epinards et a la ricotta / Spinat Ricotta Cannelloni

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben One of my favorite vegetarian dishes is Cannelloni with spinach and ricotta! It's easy to do, does not take a lot of time to prepare, can be done in advance and it's great to have in the freezer if you do … Continue reading Spinach-Ricotta Cannelloni / cannelloni aux epinards et a la ricotta / Spinat Ricotta Cannelloni

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

Late summer dinner party (fish) – dîner de fin d’été (poisson) – Spätsommer Abendessen Einladung (Fisch)

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch Late summer dinner party for 10 people. The menu I did was quite simple and easily to be prepared in advance. So no stress once the guests were there and for me more time chatting with dear friends. Starter: Cream of Peppers … Continue reading Late summer dinner party (fish) – dîner de fin d’été (poisson) – Spätsommer Abendessen Einladung (Fisch)

Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Written in English - écrit en dessous en français - darunter geschrieben auf Deutsch My boys love cookies, not just eating them, but also making the dough and cutting the shapes. For my eldest sons' start in boarding school I have prepared a batch of these delicious treats to accompany a book that has a … Continue reading Hazelnut Shortcrust Cookies – biscuits sablés à la noisette – Mürbe Haselnuss Kekse

Late Summer 1 hour Express Menu – menu express 1 heure de fin de l’été – 1 Stunden Express Menü für den Spätsommer

Written in English - et aussi écrit en Français - und auch geschrieben in Deutsch Everyone knows the slight panic that overcomes you when a friend announces his visit and you know that you have only one hour to prepare a meal. Obviously you are delighted to see him so you want to make an … Continue reading Late Summer 1 hour Express Menu – menu express 1 heure de fin de l’été – 1 Stunden Express Menü für den Spätsommer

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

Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Zwetschgendatschi is a south-german speciality, most specifically from Augsburg in Bavaria. It's a sheet cake made from yeast dough that is thinly spread on a baking sheet generously covered with pitted plums. As my family used to live in Bavaria when … Continue reading Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch I love savoury cakes as appetisers or for picnics. They are extremely tasty and moist and will go with any wine, champagne or drinks. This is one recipe I have been making for years and it always disappears as soon as … Continue reading Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen