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Stovetop Shakshuka with Fresh Tomatoes

September 12, 2023

Recipe for creamy stovetop Shakshuka with fresh tomatoes – no oven needed! If tomatoes are not in season, I use canned tomatoes. It only takes 30 minutes and the dish is made in one pan (don’t we all love one-pot meals?).

Hugo Cocktail – with Prosecco or White Wine

June 28, 2023

Hugo is the younger, hipper cousin of the Aperol spritz. The refreshing and bubbly Italian cocktail contains prosecco (or white wine), elderflower syrup, soda water, mint, and lime. It’s the perfect summer drink!

Elderflower Syrup without Citric Acid

June 14, 2023

This recipe for elderflower syrup doesn’t require citric acid – just lemons. It will keep 1 year. The only ingredients needed are elderflowers, sugar, water, and organic lemons. The syrup is perfect to dilute with water (at a 1:10 ratio) for a summerly, non-alcoholic beverage, or in cocktails like Hugo.

Quick Austrian Egg Dumplings – with Video

May 26, 2023

Easy to prepare Austrian egg dumplings (Eiernockerl). You just need a bowl and spoon to make them. Ready in 20 minutes with 4 ingredients. The dish is one of the most popular vegetarian meals of the Viennese cuisine.

The Best Easter Recipes

April 4, 2023

Easy and delicious Easter recipes, from homemade Easter bunny rolls to traditional Austrian braided yeast breads. The perfect recipes for Easter breakfast and brunch.

Classic Italian Tiramisu (my all-time fav!)

December 23, 2022

Authentic Tiramisu is a classic Italian no-bake dessert made with layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and incredible mascarpone cream. Perfect for the holidays and any occasion!

With its irresistible coffee flavor and velvety, slightly sweet mascarpone cream, it will impress even the pickiest of eaters. It requires no baking and can be made a day in advance!

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 »