as the harvest of carrots and fennel has been late and not that abundant this year, i am extremely happy that it was enough to have this delicious fennel and carrots focaccia this year again. no matter how late in the year … Continue reading →
this years tomato harvest is simply amazing. we really had a lot of plants which we grew very successfully from seeds and the summer seemed to be absolutely favorable to ripen the tomatoes. almost all of them turned red this summer so i was … Continue reading →
some days ago i listened to a debate on the radio about the 20 cm courgette, which is usually offered by supermarkets. the critic was that the 20 cm dogma suggests that only this small courgettes are delicious.
i love knödel! i love “speckknödel”, “grammelknödel”, “hascheeknödel” and also the sweet versions such as “marillenknödel” and “zwetschgenknödel”. i always had them in austria and had no idea how easy it was to make them on your own.
these are the first apples from our terrace. in spring we bought a column apple tree which is growing very slender, so on every terrace or balcony it would have enough space. it will grow only horizontally without the branches we usually know … Continue reading →
august and september are like the land of milk and honey. there are millions of things which are ready to harvest. your entire vegetable garden is exploding and the trees and bushes are hanging full of fruits.
this recipe is the result of mixed up memories and improvisation, but it turned out to be excellent! blackberries, french brie cheese and tarragon between two slices of bread, grilled. as i remember right now, the original recipe was with fontina cheese and … Continue reading →
this cake is so yummy, that i had it twice a day, but unfortunately not only me. as the apple season just started and the blackberry season will last until early autumn i am sure we will bake this cake … Continue reading →
and one more delicacy with tomatoes. this reveals all the tomato flavour you can imagine. while you bake them for more than one hour at a low temperature the tomatoes get soft, sweet and aromatic, intensified by garlic and oregano. one of … Continue reading →
after you tried this raw tomato sauce the first time i am sure you will wonder why you cooked tomatoes ever in your life to prepare tomato sauce. it is so unbelievably good! and without cooking it is the fastest … Continue reading →