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 […]
Deliciously soft… Ingredients 250 g potatoes (makes approx. 2 medium size potatoes) 350 g wheat flour 100 g quick 1 – minute oat flakes 1 paket dry yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 200 ml warm water old fashioned oat flakes to sprinkle Instructions Cook the potatoes with the skin. Peel and press through […]
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 […]
Give your tomato soup an extra spin with white wine and fresh thyme.
A minimum of ingredients and effort for a maximum of taste. The dough doesn’t require time-consuming kneading, just give it plenty of time to rest and mature. Bake the bread in a cast-iron pot or a heat-resistant pottery dish with a lid. Baking bread in a pot covered with a lid re-creates the conditions of […]