This velvety – smooth and creamy pumpkin soup will impress you with its bright golden color and fresh pumpkin flavor, infused with fresh orange juice and thyme.
Do you also have a fixed day of the week for fish? With us, it is usually Friday. Last week I served my family baked trouts. I discovered this recipe many years ago in a women’s magazine and it’s been a classic in my kitchen ever since. The trouts taste best with boiled potatoes or a […]
Here is my recipe for a soft and tender black and white cake with icing, that over many years became a family heirloom.
This dish brings back childhood memories. My Grandmother has served this salad at every family celebration. The ingredients grew in her fruit and vegetable garden. Her chickens provided fresh eggs. The salad likes to be prepared a day in advance, so that it can “ripen” overnight in the refrigerator. It tastes best with grilled meats. I […]
Here is part two of my culinary journey through Arizona. The Cuisine of the Southwest of the United States – which includes New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and California – comprises a fusion of Spanish, Mexican and Native American recipes. However, there are great differences throughout the Soutwestern States. Arizona’s style of the Southwestern Cuisine is […]
Easy, authentic Mexican guacamole.
This hearty, earthy- tasting soup combines nutritious Swiss chard with other fresh garden vegetables. It’s a very light, vegetarian dish, yet incredibly rich in flavor. Topped with roasted pine nuts and shredded Parmesan; it’s clearly Italian 🙂 One of my favorite soups.
Biscotti – here a classic version with cranberries and pine nuts- are italian biscuits (cookies). The word originates from the medieval Latin word “biscoctus”, meaning “twice-cooked.” It defined all oven baked goods that were baked twice, so they were very dry and could be stored for long periods of time. Such nonperishable food was particularly useful […]
The Meringue Francaise is an easy recipe for delicious meringues (also know as baisers) and other meringue pies. Ingredients 4 egg whites 125 g feinest sugar 125 g confectioners’ sugar Instructions In a bowl beat the egg whites with a whisk until little peaks form. Under constant whisking add the sugar little by little. Beat […]
Sweet potatoes are delicious all-rounders. They can be turned into delightful desserts as well as into savoury dishes. These sweet potato fries taste spiced and sweet at once. They are the healthier alternative to regular fries. Enjoy the explosion of flavour. Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 tablespoons olive oil sea […]