Pizza dough – base recipe

I love pizza and my favourite comes from a wood fired oven. From time to time we cook it at home as well and I use a recipe which is adapted for this purpose. Ingredients for 2 people: 130 gr Flour – I use half white flour and the other half durum wheat semolina (grinder…

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Apple and mascarpone cake

This was a new try as a I had a package of mascarpone left in the fridge. Wow, what a surprise! Ingredients: 4 eggs 250gr Flour 400gr Apples (Golden Delicious) 250gr Mascarpone 150gr Sugar 1 packet of Baking Powder 1 Vanilla Bean 1 pinch of salt. First of all i prepare the apple, I grate…

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Home made ravioli with Pumpkin and gorgonzola piccante filling

There is a very nice Christmas market at our main station and one stall is selling great italian cheeses. That’s where I got a fantastic gorgonzola piccante … Ingredients: For the Pasta 100gr of flour 100gr of wheat bran 1 egg a pinch of salt water (as needed) For the filling: 100gr of pumpkin cooked…

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Mailänderli – Christmas Biscuits

And here the recipe for the second batch of biscuits, Mailänderli. Ingredients: 250 gr Butter 250 gr Sugar 2 tbsp Vanilla sugar 500 gr Flour 2 eggs the zest of 1 untreated lemon some more flour to roll the dough 2 egg yokes to spread Mix the butter till soft and foamy. Add the sugar, the…

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Spitzbuben – Christmas biscuits

Got a nice Cooking Machine as anticipated Christmas gift, so I thought of using it a bit… Ingredients: 250 gr Butter 125 gr Sugar 2 tbsp Vanilla Sugar 1 pinch of salt 1 egg white 350 gr of white flour 200gr redcurrant jelly icing sugar Mix the butter till soft with the mixer/cooking machine). Add…

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Eggplants burgers with Tsatsiki

That’s a very easy recipe. Just cut eggplants in 1 cm thick slices. Put the im seasoned flour, the in egg yokes and finally in breadcrumbs. Fry them in oil. While letting cool down prepare the tsatsiki with 175 gr. Greek Yoghurt, half a cucumber, 2 garlic cloves, salt ,pepper, a little bit of tabasco…

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Maccheroni alla crema di Asiago

Ingredients: 250gr Milk 15gr Butter 15gr flour 75gr Asiago 240 gr Maccheroni salt, pepper, some chili flakes Grate the asiago and add the milk. Leave to rest for 20 minutes. In the meanwhile in pan warm up the butter. When liquid add the flour and mix well with a whisk. Start to boil salted water…

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Home made bread

Just decided this morning after breakfast to prepare a bread for tonights dinner. It doesn’t take so much time and there are so many different kinds you can prepare. Ingredients: 400gr Flour 1 cube of fresh yeast or a packet of dry yeast 2 spoons olive oil 1 little spoon of sugar 2 little spoons…

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