BBQ – Potato – Garlic Fans / Éventails de pommes de terre à l’ail / Knoblauch – Kartoffel Fächer

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! I love thes delicately flavoured Potato - Garlic Fans. 6 large potatoes, not peeled2 tbsp of olive … Continue reading BBQ – Potato – Garlic Fans / Éventails de pommes de terre à l’ail / Knoblauch – Kartoffel Fächer

Olivieh Salat

This salad is an iranien version of the Russian Olivier salad that was created in the late 19th century by a Belgian Chef who worked at the famous Hermitage Restaurant in Moscow. I made it recently for a Buffet Party and it was delicious!! It is perfect for picnics, BBQs, Lunchboxes and similar! For 10 … Continue reading Olivieh Salat

Zucchini – Potato Mash – Purée de Pommes de Terre aux courgettes–Zucchini Kartoffel Püree

In my family we love our potatoes in all kind of variations. I don't know how many different ways we have to cook them but I do know that this potato mash has been a firm favourite in our house for years! It goes well with almost anything so just take your pick! I haven't … Continue reading Zucchini – Potato Mash – Purée de Pommes de Terre aux courgettes–Zucchini Kartoffel Püree

Roasted garlic mashed potatoes – Purée de pommes de terre à l’ail rôti – Geröstetes Knoblauch-Kartoffelpüree

There are many many versions of mashed potatoes that I love and I will share them with you soon but I will start with this one. I have to admit that I had been intrigued by 'garlic mashed potatoes' for a long time but never got the courage up to make it. Then one day … Continue reading Roasted garlic mashed potatoes – Purée de pommes de terre à l’ail rôti – Geröstetes Knoblauch-Kartoffelpüree

Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives – pommes de terre écrasées a la crème fraiche et à la ciboulette – Stampfkartoffeln mit Sauerrahm und Schnittlauch

Okay I admit this is not a proper recipe, but it is so worth the entry on this blog. This is decadence to the fullest, so incredibly tasty while easy to make that I defy anyone not to like it. It is that scrumptious! Recipe Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives 1 kg Charlotte … Continue reading Crushed potatoes with sour cream and chives – pommes de terre écrasées a la crème fraiche et à la ciboulette – Stampfkartoffeln mit Sauerrahm und Schnittlauch

Potato – Chicken Casserole – Casserole de poulet – pommes de terre – Kartoffel-Hähnchen-Pfanne

A very simple midweek meal is this Potato-Chicken Casserole. As the title says it contains potatoes and chicken but also leeks and garlic and makes a complete meal. I like to prepare it in advance up to the point where it needs to go into the oven. In the meantime, I keep it in the … Continue reading Potato – Chicken Casserole – Casserole de poulet – pommes de terre – Kartoffel-Hähnchen-Pfanne

Cottage Pie

One of the most appreciated dishes in our house is the Cottage Pie. This is the ultimate comfort food and ideal when it is windy and rainy outside! The minced red meat cooked in a sauce with onions and other vegetables, topped with a layer of buttery mashed potatoes and a bit of grated cheese … Continue reading Cottage Pie

Potato Gratin – Gratin Dauphinois

One of my family’s favourite potato dishes is the Gratin Dauphinois. This is a French dish that dates back to 1788 according to Wikipedia. It takes 20 minutes of preparation and cooks over an hour. It is so incredibly good with the thinly sliced potatoes baked in milk and cream baked in a buttered dish … Continue reading Potato Gratin – Gratin Dauphinois