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French, onions, soup, vegetarian

French Onion Soup

Now that we live in Paris, I will also be sharing French recipes. This one is perfect for the freezing winter days. The Italian touch: cover with smoked provolone and place the bowls under the grill for a few minutes to brown.

eggplant, Italian, side dish, starter, vegetarian

Italian Parmiggiana

I will not compete with my Italian mother-in-law, therefore following is a simpler version of a real Neapolitan parmiggana. My hubby would call it the American version. 😉 Tips: If you were after a shortcut you could substitute in a large jar of tomato passata or pre-made tomato pasta sauce. […]

eggs, main dish, potatoes, Spanish, vegetarian

Spanish Tortilla

This recipe actually came to me via an e-mail chain message: send-your-recipe-to-the-first-name-on-the-list. Well, it worked for me. I received lots of great menu ideas. When I feel a little homesick for past times the best cure is a Spanish tortilla. Serves 6.

British, cake, dessert, fruit, lemon

Lemon Yoghurt Cake

In full swing with Expat daughter’s Birthday Party preparations I decided to share a few of my ideas with you. I’ll start today with the basics: the cake! This lemon yoghurt cake tastes delicious, is moist and mixes with any topping or filling, from fruit to chocolate! Here goes:

British, crumble, dessert, fruit

Rhubarb crumble

A super easy cake recipe that you can make with your kids in no time. It’s great fun because they can work their hands into the dough and crumble it with ease. Breakfast, Brunch or Teatime…any time is the perfect time for a yummy crumble. P.S: You can use strawberries, […]

chocolate, dessert, muffins, Swiss

Chocolate muffins

“If it ain’t chocolate, it ain’t breakfast!” What better way to start your day than with a chocolate muffin? OK, I admit I have a terrible sweet tooth. These chocolate mufffins do the trick every time I feel a craving. They also make successful children’s snacks or dinner party gifts. […]