Author Archives: Ursula

Breakfast Sub with Egg and Prosciutto

April 28, 2022

Eggs combined with prosciutto, sauteed mushrooms, fresh herbs and the ultimate sandwich sauce on a crunchy baguette. That’s what dreams are made of.

It tastes equally delicious warm or cold, it’s easy to wrap and it travels well.

Great News …

March 31, 2022

As you may have noticed, I’ve been a bit less active on the blog lately. With a good reason. Now, I can finally let you know.

Easy Lemon Amaretti Cookies (no mixer, one bowl)

December 17, 2021

These lemon amaretti cookies have a crunchy crust and a chewy, soft center. They are a breeze to make, since this is a one-bowl recipe. You don’t even need a mixer to beat the egg whites or anything. A fork will do!

Roasted Potato and Lentil Salad

October 11, 2021

Easy salad with roasted potatoes and lentils. It’s a gorgeous pack-for-work lunch and ideal for meal-prep and making ahead.

One-Bowl Poppy Seed Brownies

September 21, 2021

Super chocolaty, chewy and fudgy poppy seed brownies, Austrian-style. These brownies contain ground poppy seeds, which make them moist and rich and simply delicious!

Austrians love poppy seeds. At least the majority does. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that there are a lot of dishes – sweet and savory – based on poppy seeds. That’s why I call them Austrian-style brownies :)

Healthy Iced Tea – sugar free

September 6, 2021

This iced tea is made of 4 different fresh herbs, and without any sweetener. This way it is a tooth-friendly beverage that is perfect for sipping all day long.

It is cool and refreshing and just perfect for a hot summer day.

Austrian Apricot Sheet Cake

August 6, 2021

This fluffy sponge cake topped with fresh apricots is one of Austria’s most beloved cakes. “Marillenkuchen”, as we call this light apricot sheet cake in Austria, is easily my favorite summer cake!

Classic Caprese Salad

July 9, 2021

Ripe summer tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and olive oil is all you need for this Italian caprese salad, also known as insalata caprese. Living just a short car ride from the Italian border, it’s no surprise that you’ll often find Italian dishes like this tasty tomato and mozzarella salad on my plate. This salad is so simple and yet so delicious and full of fresh flavors.

Linden flower syrup – ready in 2 days

June 25, 2021

This rich-aroma linden flower syrup has a sweet-floral taste. Use it to sweeten beverages, drizzle it over pancakes and waffles, or to sweeten frostings. Making linden blossom syrup with fresh linden flowers is easy. All you need is linden flowers, sugar, water and citric acid (or lemon juice).

Creamy New York Cheesecake

May 26, 2021

This perfectly smooth, tall and creamy New York Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts ever. It’s rich and light at the same time with a simple graham cracker crust and topped with a 10-minute strawberry sauce. Simply delicious!

Fluffy Banana Pancakes (sugar-free)

May 12, 2021

These healthy banana pancakes (one-bowl!) are naturally sweet and do not contain added sugar, honey, or maple syrup. They are fluffy, airy and delicious! And while there is no sugar in the batter, a drizzle of maple syrup on top is recommended :) Get ready for your new favorite breakfast!

Creamy Asparagus Risotto (with one-pot version)

April 20, 2021

This simple asparagus risotto is made in under 30 minutes and requires little stirring. Plus: A one-pot version for lazy days makes this weeknight dish even easier.