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Posts Tagged ‘ Winter ’

Pear Gorgonzola Risotto with Walnuts

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

This risotto is similar to another Gorgonzola Risotto I have her on the blog. This one is featuring pear and walnuts as well as sage. I can only recommend this dish to cheese lovers! Preparation time: 5 minutes cooking time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 2 cups of risotto rice 2 pears 1 white onion [...]



Beetroot and apple salad with yogurt dressing and wallnuts

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

This salad awakens childhood memories in me. My mother used to make this salad for my father who came home for lunch. He always was into salads a lot and this one was one of his favourite ones. Though it has lots of apple in it and also some honey in the dressing it is [...]



Soup of roasted carrot and coconut milk

Feb 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Again the weather called for soup. I had some carrots left and decided to use them up. I started looking out for soups at my colleagues blogs and found a delicious looking soup recipe at lamiacucina. While the soup was boiling I read the comments posted on this recipe, one of them by Kochschlame . [...]



Apple and Beetroot salad

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

The nice thing about this salad is the dressing. The mix of sesame oil and W gives it an Asian touch. I marinate the beetroot for a couple of hours in the dressing. I like it a bit spicy, especially in winter. The combination of apple and beet root is classic,  though not often found [...]



Soup of celery root and apple

Jan 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

I had some celery root left over from my soup cooking experience a few days ago, so I decided to fully focus on the cellery. I figured that apple is great to be combined with celery root, and so it was. What a simple and delicious soup that can be done in just a few [...]



Lemon jam – Aunt Bina’s recipe

Jan 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Breakfast, Recipes

When I arrived in the house on the top of the hill, I was stunned by how full the lemon tree in the garden was. I had never seen so many ripe lemons on the tree and I observe it since many years. It almost was a pity to harvest all of them. I ended [...]



Lentil stew the way my mother made it

Dec 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Stew

I love lentils in anz form but this recipe is my favourite. Probably because my mother used to cook them this way, as a stew. Lentil stew is a hearty dish with few ingredients. Growing up in Tyrol, speck was added to the dish. An ingredient the region is famous for. Often some slab was [...]



Gingerbread upside down apple cake

Dec 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Desserts and Sweets

I discovered this delicious apple cake at Smiten Kitchens blog. It seemed to be a fairly easy recipe and the thought of caramel in connection with apples and molasses was convincing me. A moist gingerbread batter combines perfectly all wintery flavours. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on [...]



Vichyssoise à la Paul Bocuse

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

When I saw the Vichyssoise soup at Paules blogI got temted to try this potato and leek soup myself. Also this Spanish blog I am regularly reading, has a version of this soup, but this time with fried ham. I researched a bit and the version I finally decided to do is a la Paul [...]



Melomakarona – a Greek Christmas classic – Mελομακάρονα

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

These little, soft cookies that are dipped into a Honey syrup you can only find around Christmas here in Greece. Melomakarona are made form late November on, they are the classic Greek Christmas cookie. You can find them in bakeries but also may of the small grocery stores around the neighbourhood sell these home made [...]