Apple Torte Normandie

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Apple Torte Normandie

0 of 5 60 Minutes 1 Torte

The actual French name for this torte is “Tarte normande aux pommes”. This has to be one of my all-time favourite recipes for making “Apple Pie”. Of course the people ... Read more

Whole Beef Wellington

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Classy Beef Wellington

0 of 5 60 Minutes

Beef Wellington is one of those dishes that is hard to beat as a classy dinner such as Christmas, New Years, Anniversaries or other special occasions. It’s got the wow ... Read more

Curry Shrimp Risotto Gratin

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Curry Shrimp Risotto Gratin

0 of 5 30 Minutes

The Curry Shrimp Risotto Gratin is one of those dishes that may well make it into your regular monthly repetoire. It’s easy to make, tastes great and will impress your ... Read more

Dried Cherry, Hazelnut and Pecan Biscotti

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Dried Cherry, Hazelnut and Pecan Biscotti

0 of 5 90 Minutes

The flavour sensations of dried cherries, lightly toasted hazelnuts and pecans and with the added zing of lemon zest, make this biscotti an all-time and perennial favourite. Visually appealing with ... Read more

Easy Sunday Cake

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Easy Sunday Cake

5 of 5 30 Minutes

The “Easy Sunday Cake” is light dessert that goes well with an after dinner coffee or digestive. It requires few ingredients and very little time to make, yet is always ... Read more

Red Wine and Juniper braised lamb shanks

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Lamb Shanks Braised In Red Wine And Juniper

5 of 5 180 Minutes

Slowly braised lamb shanks, particularly as in this recipe, are among my favorite cool weather foods. This recipe has incredible depth of flavour. A key ingredient are the dried juniper ... Read more

Linzer Torte

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Linzer Torte

0 of 5

Another one of my mother’s recipes, the Linzer Torte is a torte that has its origins in Austria but is made in all neighbouring countries in various styles. The major ... Read more

Pear Crostata

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Pear Crostata

4.2 of 5 25 Minutes 1 Tart

A Crostata is an Italian baked tart or pie. More specifically, it is a rustic, free-form version of an open fruit tart. It can be made with a variety of ... Read more

Plate of Polenta Gratin

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Polenta Gratin or “Polenta alla nonna”

4.5 of 5 45 Minutes 1 Gratin Dish

This polenta is actually a polenta, ham, tomato and cheese gratin. A very tasty dish for the cooler times of the year. This recipe uses a couple of ingredients you ... Read more

Smoked Ham Hock with Roast Potatoes

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Smoked Ham Hock with Roast Potatoes

4.8 of 5 220 Minutes

Slowly cooked and roasted smoked ham hocks are another one of my favorite cool weather foods. This recipe takes on a Canadian flair with a maple glaze on the hock ... Read more

Image of Cooked Spätzli

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Spätzli

5 of 5 30 Minutes 500 g

Spätzli are a traditional Swiss (and German – Spätzle) home-made pasta that is easy to make, looks creative and tastes great fresh or fried.Read more

Trout Fillets Amandine

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Trout Fillets Amandine aka “Truite Amandine”

0 of 5 10 Minutes

Truite Amandine or Trout Fillets with Almonds is a fairly regular dish in our house. It’s easy to make, light fare, looks and tastes great and lends itself as everyday ... Read more

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