Liquore di ciliegie fatto in casa (Italian Cherry Liqueur)

Bookmark this recipe now and start your own cherry liqueur next summer. By the time Christmas is here you will enjoy the sweet and warm reward of your labour (and patience 🙂 ) Also consider, that a homemade cherry liqueur can be a wonderful Christmas party gift.                  

Broa (Portuguese​ Cornbread)

Traditional American cornbread is a butter or lard-enriched quick bread, leavened with baking powder and baking soda. It is usually pretty sweet. I make mine with yeasted Broa dough and bake it in a cast-iron pot. Broa is a very rustic cornbread from the Portuguese countryside.  It is usually served with soups and spicy meat stews but…

Granola Bars

Prepare a supply of these delicious granola bars on a Sunday for a quick and easy breakfast on-the-go or a snack for the rest of the week.

French Pumpkin Pie

This French pumpkin pie is not a quick and easy dessert. It takes a few hours spent in the kitchen, mixing, kneading, stirring, rolling and waiting while drinking hot tea and leafing through colourful cookbooks.     The result is a subtly sweet pastry with a silken filling, not quite as spicy and fragrant as the American…

Pumpkin Soup with Curry

Fall has always been my favourite season, but here in the United States fall is especially beautiful. The days are still warm and sunny and the trees present themselves in vibrant red and yellow.     Children get excited about Helloween and families slowly start planning their trips to see their loved ones and friends…

The best scrambled​ eggs

Scrambled eggs are perfect for a leisurely, hearty family breakfast. Below you will find the right ingredients and a simple method that will make your scrambled eggs irresistible.

Moelleux Au Chocolat (Warm chocolate tartlets)

Moelleux Au Chocolat is a wonderful dessert on cool and rainy autumn and winter days and if you are expecting guests, you can prepare the chocolate cream in advance up to 8 hours and fill it into the cups. Cover the cups with plastic food wrap and place in the refrigerator. However, the baking time…

Lamb – Apricots – Tajine

Last weekend I prepared a Moroccan Tajine from this wonderful piece of organic lamb. The result? Lamb meat at its best: delicious! I hope you like it as much as my family and I. Enjoy cooking! Anna

Risotto ai funghi (mushroom risotto)

Risotto is THE Italian rice dish. There are countless risotto variations, but a mushroom risotto is unquestionably one of the timeless classics. Some people prefer the mushroom risotto exclusively with porcini mushrooms (also known as ceps), but porcini are expensive and often hard to find. Others, on the other hand, don’t like the intense taste…

Walnut Bread

The aromatic starter dough, made from whole wheat flour and sourdough, gives this bread not only explicitly more flavor, but also a particularly fluffy crumb. The roasted walnuts make for the crunch. Mild sausage and cheese, as well as subtly spiced spreads fit wonderfully. Please try it out. It’s worth it!