All posts tagged: autumn

a basketful of muscatel grapes

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Dinner / Lunch / Snacks / Sweets

I used the sweet muscatels as an edible decoration on my table, I spread them on the pizza, juiced them and combined them with little mozzarella balls and black sea salt. And then there were these sublime frozen grapes with hot chocolate fudge and grappa Take the best and sweetest grapes you can get and put them into the freezer for 2 hours. Big grapes will be frozen outside, the inside will be a semi-liquid sorbet. The tiny […]

sweet dumpling, oven-roasted with prawns, tomatoes, goat cheese and white wine

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Dinner / Lunch

End of September is a special time for me because I finally accept that summer is over and autumn has come. Even though I try  as often as possible to not wear socks ( hello cold!), but I don’t resist anymore to include roast pumpkin into my menus. The topping of prawns, finely cut tomatoes, fresh goat cheese and white wine complemented perfectly the fine chestnuttiness of the sweet dumpling. Sweet Dumpling, oven-roasted with prawns, […]

autumnal surf ‘n’turf

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I suppose, the only thing you reliably can buy cheaper  in Switzerland than in Germany are dried morels. So whenever I happen to stay in Switzerland I pass by Migros and grab a few 20g envelopes of these wonderful mushrooms. Yummmm! Inspired by Sylvias Pasta from sea and forest I decided to combine the following: a butternut squash + vegetable stock + morels + crabs =  delicious surf and turf lunch! To even increase the pleasure […]

potato + kurkuma + sauerkraut

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Dinner / Lunch

Well, Sauerkraut actually is fermented white cabbage, a VERY traditional German winter vegetable. (Some of you might have heard about it?) The traditional way it is served with mashed potatoes and a piece of roast meat, or Bratwürstl, or goose… The way I recommend to prepare it today is entirely without meat, a bit crossover (lentils, curcuma and apricots) and very warming. The perfect lunch for someone who has been outside the whole morning raking […]