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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Miso Eggplant Stir Fry

This was a real discovery. Very easy but tasty recipe. Ingredients: 5 small eggplants 1-2  red hot chilli 50 ml soup stock 2 tablespoon sake 2 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoon miso (i used red miso) some sesame oil First of all peel some strips of the eggplants (alternatively) and then cut in small stripes. Chop…

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Hokkaido pumpkin soup

I got inspired again by one of those nice Hokkaido pumpkin in a beautiful orange. This time I gonna make a soup Ingredients: 1 Hokkaido pumpkin 1 red onion 700 gr chicken or vegetable stock Olive oil 200 ml cream salt and pepper Peel the pumpkin, take out the seeds and cut the pumpkin in…

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Vegetarian red thai curry with Pumpkin

Saw a very nice red kuri squash and got inspired, let’s try a curry. Ingredients: 1 small kuri squash (cook it in the oven first for 35 min at 180° cut in slices) 2 small pak choi 4 small baby corns some button mushrooms 1 package fresh string bean 1 very small cauliflower  1 tin…

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Ravioli with Gorgonzola Spinach and Ricotta filling

Wanted to do some home made raviolis. I use the same recipe for the pasta as I used some time ago. home made pasta. In a pan I put some live oil, some butter, chopped onions and some garlic. Add the spinach and cook for about 5 minutes until soft.  Put the spinach in a mixer…

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Risotto with Mushrooms, Cognac and cream

Yesterday we were shopping food and got inspired, it’s again mushroom season. Here a little unconventional risotto, if you are on a diet, just reduce the rice amount and add more mushrooms. Ingredients for 2: 50 gr Butter 150 gr Mushrooms cut in small pieces ( I took Chanterelles, Japanese Shimeji and Eryngii) 1 spoon…

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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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Risotto ai funghi porcini

Still have a lot of dried Boletus and the weather is cold – Yes, tonight I gonna do a Risotto ai porcini (with boletus). Ingredients for 2 200gr of Arborio or Vialone Rice 50 cl white wine 1 small onion 1 liter of vegetable stock 40 gr of dried boletus (put in water for 2…

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Cold cucumber soup

Something refreshing for the summer, a very easy and quick recipe. Ingredients for 2 people: 1 Cucumber 200 gr Greek yoghurt 8 Mint leaves Salt and pepper. Cut the cucumber in half and take out all the seeds. Then cut in smaller pieces. Add all ingredients in a mixer and season. When it starts to…

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