Chantarelle tart in rye crust

Joys of early summer in Austria. Our local weekly market is full on yummy things! Today I found some “Eierschwammel”, translated it mean egg mushrooms. Do your guess what they could be? Well they are chanterelles, the season is just starting. Chanterelles looked so good so I deside to make tarte from them for lunch…

Asparagus wrapped in FILO 

Today’s recipe is so simple but really good. I will have my wine club ladies over next weekend for wine tasting and I have been racking my head over what to serve? It has to be something light and fit into the wines I will be serving. I also would like to stick with the…

Asparagus soup with twist

There are so many Cream of Asparagus Soup recipes but I have always stayed with the good old one,but today I desired to try something new! This soup has lemon and Parmesan cheese in it, not so common combination with the tender asparagus taste. But belive me, it works fabulously. The tangy taste of lemon…

Asparagus wrapped in Spinach Crêpes 

Asparagus is in full season in Austria. The time, that I have waited ,since last August is here. The time,to eat asparagus so that it comes out from your ears! Asparagus is such a tasty, versatile and simple vegetable to prepare! I love to eat it traditional way with sauce Hollandaise but now and then…

Spring Vegetable and Ricotta Quiche for Easter Brunch

I have been racking my head for Easter Brunch ideas. It should be something reasonably easy to make but same time pretty and have spring spelled all over it. Last fall I made simple quiche with Parmesan crust and topped it with tomatoes from my own garden. The taste was amazing and texture great,so I…

Spinach Waffles and Salmon Mousse

Sometimes you need a fast and fun food to eat. I like waffles because they are fun and fast to make And Kiddo loves them. My only issue has been that normal Waffels are so heavy and full of not so good things. So I decided to make a new recipe and give. Change for…

Spinach Soup and Feta Börek

Spinach soup is one of my favorite  soups. It is served in Finnish school as lunch,usually with some meat filled pierogi and hard-boiled egg. I have lots of vegetarian friends,and they  ask very often from me recipes. So this time I converted this classical recipe into something new. I used soy milk instead of the normal milk…

Zucchini alarm.. Zucchini fritters…

My veggie garden was two weeks unattended, and yesterday I had a look where my zucchini plats grow..Well,I found this whopper! 3,4 kg of overgrown zucchini. I know,it is not that tasty anymore but somehow I felt bad just to dump it away. So I had to figure out something to do with it. Yesterday…

Real Sicilian pizza dough and Mini Calzones

I have loads of wonderful and very sweet tomatoes. My friends have been getting their share of the tomatoes  and I am planning to make some ketchup and Marinara sauce for the winter. Pizza is something that we like to eat a lot. I have pizza stone in my grill which I use. This is the…

Savoury pie with Heirloom tomatoes, Jamon Serrano and four cheeses..

Tomatoes here tomatoes there..And they all are ripening at the same time. Never the less there’s nothing better than home-grown tomatoes.Sweet and tasty. I cooked today wonderful savoury pie using those tomatoes.Bit different than usual, because tomatoes on top are uncooked. Perfect for lunch,picnic or when you need something savoury but not so heavy food…

Summer vegetable soup, and towelling poncho for Kiddo

Summer days..Long,hot and sunny. We have been spending lots of time outside in the garden. Kiddo water sliding ,playing in the sandbox and building all kind of things. Me digging,cutting,listening music,drinking wine and reading books.. Occasionally screaming to Tweedle Dee & Dum while they’ve gotten into their normal enterprising routines of getting in trouble. It…