Author Archives: Ursula

Fluffy Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

November 24, 2022

A simple and easy recipe for soft, light, and fluffy pumpkin dinner rolls with homemade pumpkin purée. Make ahead or bake immediately. You’ll need just a handful of ingredients!

Vegan Red Curry with Pumpkin (one pot)

October 9, 2022

Easy Thai red curry recipe! Making this popular takeout meal at home is super easy and much healthier. The sauce is rich and creamy and insanely delicious. You just need one pot and 35 minutes. I love red curries! For me this is pure soul-warming comfort food. I just can’t resist this super creamy, and slightly spicy Thai-style curry. The recipe is from my new cookbook ‘Taste of Travel’ (this… continue reading »

My cookbook is out!

October 9, 2022

Dear lovely lilvienna readers: Just a quick note that my second cookbook ‘Taste of Travel’ is available now. Taste of Travel is the name of my other foodblog, written in German. So if you do speak a little German, manage to read it, or are eager to learn some kitchen vocabulary, feel free to get a copy :-). So far, it’s only available in Europe and it’s not yet stocked… continue reading »

Easy No-Bake Cheesecake

July 31, 2022

No baking, no water bath, no eggs. This easy no-bake cheesecake is light and airy, smooth and creamy. It sets up beautifully in the fridge and only requires 6 ingredients (already including the crust).

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.