Although we try to stay away from carbohydrates most of the time, every now and then I just need my potatoes! This is a dead easy recipe for seasoned wedges that goes great with nearly […]
The Quadruple Chocolate Pudding Cookies, sometimes also referred to as instant heart attack, are the most addictive and wonderful cookies I’ve ever encountered. Their gooey interior will melt the hearts of the strongest men and […]
We always try to eat healthy and accompany our dishes with salads to have a balanced meal. A salad I never really liked was Radicchio, but finally I found a recipe that tastes great, is easy to make and goes great with the winter season. the trick as so often is: Bacon!
The coming of Autumn always hits me hardest when the rainy weather and the first temperature drop keeps me inside on the weekend. Nothing left to do but dig out the biggest pot I can find and cook the first hearty soup of the season. This year the first pumpkins were ready and so it was time for a pumpkin chicken soup.
In Austria, better said the Wachau region, the apricot harvest ist a rather large deal. In just under 3 weeks over 300 local orchards harvest and sell their produce and every one starts churning out apricot dishes. While many people tend to make jams and preserves I prefer this quick and easy apricot cake, know as Marillen Fleck in Austria.
When I was a little kid we used to have an American neighbor that used to bring us goodies she baked. One of my favorite was banana bread, something I haven’t had for over 20 years now since it is not well known or common in Austria. This weekend, seeing a bunch of overripe bananas in our fruit bowl, I had the sudden urge to bake some banana bread and it tasted just as good as I remember it!
Sometimes my Greek roots call to me and I feel the sudden urge to cook some Greek specialty. This weekend for instance the glorious sunshine begged for some Souvlaki on the grill and so I […]
Although fish is extremely healthy and easy to cook, we make it much too seldom. Not anymore! Iglo has been kind enough to send us a package of different deep frozen fish from their 100% sustainable Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) program, thus guaranteeing good food and a good conscience.
A cake I really loved during my childhood! A marble cake, known as Guglhupf in Austria, tastes delicious and is rather easy to prepare, so you definitely have to go for it. It’s the perfect cake for a nice coffee break in the afternoon or also for breakfast. Crunchy on the outside, soft inside! Enjoy!
I love pasta in all it’s variations, but recently I’ve become slightly bored cooking the same 5 pasta dishes I always make. Plus the first few days of sunshine have graced us and I was looking to make something nice and light for dinner. That’s when I stumbled across this really easy and delicious pasta dish.
There is nothing better for breakfast than fresh, crunchy bread full of delicious healthy grains. Buying organic full grain bread in bakeries or the supermarket can be expensive. Visiting my parents some weeks ago my mother showed me how to prepare your own bread. And it’s really simple, fast and cheap.
If you want to make a really delicious but simple desert, you have to try the cookies & cream parfait. It’s creamy and the highlight of every meal you share with family or friends. And […]