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Luxembourgish Gromperekichelcher

Gromperekichelcher are arguably one of Luxembourg’s most beloved fun fair and Christmas…

Rustic Mirabelle Galette

I can’t think of summer in Luxembourg and not think of mirabelles!…

Upside-down Damson Cake

Damson season is quite a big deal in Luxembourg. There are Quetschefester…

Chilled cucumber yoghurt soup

This heat calls for simple, refreshing dishes that can be whipped up…

Luxembourg Sandwiches

These little Luxembourg-shaped sandwiches are filled with a typical Luxembourg salad: Feierstengszalot….

Tessiner Brottorte – Swiss Bread Cake

This ‘Tessiner Brottorte’ is a Swiss cake is a great means to…

Green asparagus toasts with goat’s cheese

My love a air with green asparagus began in the UK, where…

Green Pasta Salad

This salad vibrant green pasta salad is full of springtime goodness: podded…

Miso Aubergine

This is one of the simplest, yet most delicious Japanese vegan dishes…

Pork Tonkatsu

Tonkatsu is one of those dishes you’d never guess to be Japanese!…

Broccolini with Japanese Sesame Dressing

A vegetarian showstopping side! Broccoli with sesame sauce might sound weird, but…

White Asparagus with Béchamel

Asparagus season is my springtime highlight! Unlike in the UK, where green…

Beef Tataki

Beef tataki is a bit like a Japanese capaccio. Raw beef served…

Katsu Curry

Katsu curry is one of my favourite Japanese comfort foods. Think of…

Vanilla Pannacotta with Raspberries

Nothing beats a classic pannacotta. A milky sweet dessert that’s often paired…

Luxembourg Tortillas Luxembourg Tortillas

Luxembourg national day is around the corner! And with many parties being…

Lamb Rack with Feta Crust and Mint Sauce

This lamb rack with feta crust and mint sauce reminds me very…

Bunny Carrot Cupcakes

Bunny Carrot Cupcakes for Easter! Hang on, do these cupcakes have ears…

Mushroom Flammkuchen

Flammkuchen are such a great alternative to pizza. With a lighter dough,…

Broccoli stir-fry Noodles

I love a good stir-fry! Looking what’s in the fridge, chopping up…

Judd mat Gaardebounen Dumplings

When I filmed in Hong Kong for my show ‘Anne’s Asian Adventures’,…

Thai ingredients Thai Ingredients

As part of my Asian Adventures, I thought it would be relevant…

Thai Bouchée à la Reine

Thai Bouchée à la Reine My ‘Anne’s Asian Adventures’ have inspired all…

Miso Bouneschlupp

Bouneschlupp is a really traditional Luxembourg dish: a hearty green bean soup…

Malaysian Laska Noodle Soup

This soup can be found all over Malaysia: a coconut-milk prawn broth…

Asian Prawn and Grapefruit Salad

This is one of my favourite salads of all time. So refreshing…

Fishcakes with Asian Cucumber Salad

Fishcakes are a true British staple. Usually made with leftover mash and…

Thai Rieslingspaschtéit

Rieslingspaschtéit is a beloved Luxembourg meat pie that’s filled with white wine…

Thai Bouneschlupp

I am partial to giving traditional Luxembourg dishes an international twist. Bouneschlupp…

Coconut Pancakes with Mango

Coconut Pancakes with Mango Brunch for me means pancakes! I usually make…

Thai-style Cucumber Salad

Cucumber salad is a classic at mine, usually dressed with a simple…

Thai-style Mussels

Thai-style Mussels We might be a landlocked country, but we Luxembourgers love…

Thai-inspired Sweetcorn Soup

Thai-inspired sweetcorn soup I love making big batches of soup in the…

Wäinzoossiss Stuffing Balls

Wäinzoossiss Stuffing Balls In my search for some new Xmas fingerfood, I’ve…

Mulled Wine Crumble

Mulled Wine Crumble What’s not to love about a good Glühwäin during…

German cookies on a dark plate next to a mulled wine glass placed on a dark background decorated with acrons Aachener Printen

Aachener Printen – a German Xmas treat I absolutely love to eat…

Summer Tacos

These summer tacos will bring the sunshine right in to your kitchen!…

Lasagna placed on a table on a blue and white table cloth beside a wooden spoon Smoky Spinach and Artichoke Lasagna

Smoky Spinach and Artichoke Lasagna Baked pasta dishes are just super comforting,…

Wäinzoossiss Risotto

Wäinzoossiss Risotto – a new way to eat your favourite sausage! Wäinzoossiss…

Quetschentaart – Damson Crumble Tart

This damson crumble tart is one of my favourite late summer tarts,…

Hefezopf - Traditional German Yeast cake with Easter decorations bunnies and eggs German ‘Hefezopf’

This German Hefezopf is perfect for Springtime baking: as it’s still cold…

Sweet Brezels out of a cookie bag surrounded by love-themed decoration Sweet Pretzels

Sweet Pretzels for my Love Luxembourg has lots of quaint traditions, but…

Galettes des Rois Epiphany cakes with crowns and little Jesus figurines Mini Cherry Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois – a very yummy January treat! You’d think that…

Vegan cups stuffed with quinoa, herbs, lemon juice and pomegranate seeds Festive Vegan Quinoa Cups

Festive Quinoa Cups – a Vegan fingerfood treat for a party The…

Cup of hummus dip with some oatmeal cookies with another plate of fingerfood and a glass of champagne in the background Truffle Hummus

Truffle Hummus: a glamorous appetizer for a festive party! The festive season…

Triangle Fingerfood with merguez and pomegranate seeds Merguez Pyramid Pastries

Merguez Pyramid Pastries – a super easy treat for your party! The…

Plate of pure and slow-cooked beef cheeks with some winter decoration in a dark setting Mulled Wine Beef Cheeks with Parsnip Puree

These mulled wine beef cheeks are the perfect winter comfort dish! Succulent…

Cheesecake with speculoos bottom, topped with cherries and winter decoration Xmas Cheesecake

A festive no-bake xmas cheesecake! Over the years I’ve made many festive…

Muffin tin with six blueberry pastries on a wooden background Blueberry Coconut Yoghurt Muffins

Super simple blueberry coconut yoghurt muffins! I always realize that muffins are…

Cup with fruit bread, yoghurt and damson compote and snowflakes decoration Stollen Trifle

I think we all find ourselves with way too many sweet treats…

Two coffee cups filled with Indian kulfi and mango cubes Mango Kulfi

Kulfi is a superb Indian ice cream made with condensed milk. It’s…

Two small soup bowls with courgetty curry soup and Indian bread Curried Courgette Soup with Garlic Naan

A quick and easy soup accompanied by pimped Indian naan bread. You…

Tagine with couscous, almonds and prunes on a yellow cloth Chicken Tagine with Prunes

An impressive dinner that cooks away on the stove without any intervention…

Oval plate with Luxembourgish sausage on bean mash an kale chips on white and silver cutleries Wäinzoossiss with Gaardebounen Mash and Kale Chips

Usually Wäinzoossiss is served with buttery potato mash. But for this quick…

Rolled-out dough on baking paper, topped with white sauce, gardenbeans, mini mozzarella balls and pork cubes Judd mat Gaardebounen Flammkuchen

Judd mat Gaardebounen is as Luxembourgish as it gets. A hearty dish…

FLowery plate with cheesy spaghetti, rocket, walnuts on a white table cloth Rocking Kachkéis Pasta

This spaghetti recipe came about when I was staring at a near-empty…

Bowl with yellow curry, chicken, cashew nuts, zucchini noodles, cilantro and lemon wedges on a pink background with white bunnies Thai chicken curry with courgette noodles

This super simple Thai curry is so quick and easy to rustle…

Bowl of Paneer cheese and spinach on a black plate with naan bread and a spoon with yoghurt Sag Halloumi

One of my absolute favourite Indian dishes ever is sag paneer! Spiced,…

Curried chicken drumsticks with cucumber salad on a wooden plate Indian Chicken Drumsticks

These Indian drumsticks need overnight marinating, but the actual hands-on prep is…

Baked aubergine slices in yellow sauce with black rice and cilantro, dressed in a black bowl with a dark background Baked Aubergine Curry

This curry will change your life!!! It’s the quickest ever prep –…

Jar with ranch dressing, orzo pasta, cherry tomatoes, chicken salad and soup pearl croutons Chicken Jar Salad

Jar salads are the new cool! You simply layer all the ingredients…

Jar with quinoa, cucumber, grated carrots, pomegranate seeds and pistachios Quinoa Jar Salad

Jar salads are the new cool! You simply layer all the ingredients…

Jar of ingredients for a lentil soup, such as powdered stock, lentils, carrots, peas and sausages Instant Lentil Soup

This soup is so quick and easy that you’ll never want to…

Plate with brown truffle rolls covered in coconut flakes Maple pecan truffles

Fruit truffles are the new power snack! These super yummy maple pecan…

Three small pancakes toped with banana slices, on a grey plate with blueberries and a dollop of yoghurt Banana Blueberry Pancakes

These flourless banana pancakes are a great alternative to my traditional blueberry…

Bacon, tomato, salad sandwich on a wooden board at a picnic table Anne’s BLT

In London I would often indulge in a BLT sandwich at my…

Cup of coffee next to a plate with rolled-up chocolate toasts, next to raspberries and yoghurt Nutella French Toast Rolls

This is the most decadent French Toast you’ll ever have. Totally worth…

Toast layered cake with mozzarella and cherry tomaotes on tray next to a cake server Sandwich cake

A savoury birthday cake for those who don’t dig the sweet stuff!…

Plate with three potato pancakes, a mini apple compote bowl and mini bowl of cream Sweet Potato Gromperekichelcher

A twist on the beloved Luxembourg classic! These Gromperekichelcher are made with…

Sausage Wreath Wäinzoossiss Wreath

A fun partysnack with Luxembourgish flavours. I made this for my friends…

Baked Camembert Fondue Baked camembert fondue

In London, my lovely neighbours Emma and James would regularly make this…

Indian Lentil Quiche Indian Lentil Quiche

A quiche is always a winning dish for an informal dinner party….

Hummus with spiced lamb topping Hummus with spiced lamb topping

Pimp your humble hummus and make it the star of an informal…

Avocado Bacon Pasta Avocado Bacon Pasta

It might seem totally bonkers to turn avocado into a pasta sauce…

Tarte au Cantal Tarte au Cantal

Over the years, this tart has become a classic at my parents’…

Apple Granola Yoghurt Pots Apple Granola Yoghurt Pots

A great start to the day is guaranteed with these yummy apple…

Mirabelle Coconut cake Mirabelle Coconut Loaf Cake

I can’t think of summer in Luxembourg and not think of mirabelles!…

Blueberry Cherry Loaf Blueberry Cherry Loaf

Sometimes it’s the simple cakes that provide the most joy! This summery…

Feta-crusted rack of lamb with parsnip purée

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my recipe for a perfect…

Classic Beef Roulades

Sometimes there’s nothing more comforting than a classic beef roulade – stuffed…

Verwuerelter Verwuerelter – Fried doughnut knots

As soon as gloomy January is over, Luxembourg dives right into festive…

Swedish Cinnamon buns Kanelbullar – Swedish Cinnamon buns

A few years ago, Scandinavian bakeries started mushrooming in London, popping up…

Algerian Lamb Stew Algerian Lamb Stew

January is a great month to cook some warming freezer fillers –…

Xmas Pulled Pork Xmas Pulled Pork

In the UK, baked ham is a favourite on Christmas day; in…

Spiced orange cream Spiced Orange Cream

This orange cream (without the cinnamon) was a well-kept family secret for…

Steamed Mushroom Baos Steamed Mushroom Baos

A popular autumnal starter in Luxembourg is Toast aux Champignons – a…

Kachkéis Fondue Kachkéis Cheese Fondue with Mustard Croutons

Fondue is one of my favourite winter comfort foods. I can’t think…

Okonomiyaki Japanese Okonomiyaki Pancake

In the summer of 2015, I was in Tokyo to cook for…

Cider Chicken with Hasselback Potatoes Cider Chicken with Hasselback Potatoes

When we were little we would often eat roast chicken with apple…

Tiramisu Nutty Tiramisu

I absolutely adore tiramisu and I think it’s fair to say that…

Träipen Quiche Träipen Quiche

I know there are many Träipen skeptics out there, but this quiche…

Chocolate Fondue Chocolate Fondue

There’s one thing I found that the Brits are crazy about at…

Stollen Muffins Stollen Muffins

Christmas is one of the best times of the year as I…

Indian style lentil soup with naan bread Indian-style Lënsenzopp with Quick Naan Bread

Often specked with slices of Mettwurscht or bacon lardons, Luxembourg Lënsenzopp makes…

Chilli Con Mettwurscht Chilli Con Mettwurscht

I made a huge batch of this chilli with the scouts at…

Redcurrant Rosemary Jelly Redcurrant Rosemary Jelly

I know lots of people in Luxembourg who have redcurrant bushes in…

Luxembourg Cookies

You can’t imagine my excitement when I created these patriotic Luxembourg-shaped cookies!…

Waffle Duo

I am fairly sure all Luxembourgers love waffles – they are served…

Avocado and Egg ‘Schmier’

Go anywhere for brunch in London or NYC, and you are bound…

Luxemburger LuxemBurger with Gromperekichelcher Bites

When I lived in the UK, I often had to explain that…

Sweetcorn Tacos Sweetcorn Tacos

In Luxembourg we often have corn on the cob at barbecues, simply…

Patriotic Vacherin Patriotic Vacherin

Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you that I go…

Mulled Cider Mulled Cider

Mulled wine is a must at my house once the days go…

Gromperekichelchen Cordon Bleu Gromperekichelchen Cordon Bleu

If you have ever been to a Luxembourg Kiermes, you will have…

Wäinzoossiss Toad in the Hole Wäinzoossiss Toad in the Hole

Toad in the hole is one of those British oddities that no…

Smoked Trout Crepe Rolls Smoked Trout Crêpe Rolls

People tend to eat a lot of smoked salmon in Luxembourg, but…

Fortune Cookie Wäffelcher Fortune Cookie Wäffelcher

I think many Luxembourgers have fond memories of making Wäffelcher at their…

Mini Bacalhau Bouchées Mini Bacalhau Bouchées

There is a large Portuguese community in Luxembourg Over 100.000 residents are…

Green Potato salad and sausages Green Potato Salad with Sausages

Luxembourg is a country that loves potatoes, and I can’t imagine any…

Apple Pastéis de Nata Apple Pasteis de Nata

There is a large and vibrant Portuguese community in Luxembourg, so it’s…

Bamkuch Bamkuch

Bamkuch is reserved for life’s major occasions, and it has a special…

Rieslingspaschtéit Curry Rieslingspaschtéit

Yes, you could say this is a bastardized version of Luxembourg’s beloved…

Chicory Tarte Tatin

When I think of chicory, two dishes from my childhood instantly pop…

Nettle Soup

I’d never eaten, let alone made nettle soup before shooting with Cindy…

Mettwurscht Muffins

Savoury muffins are the perfect picnic treat, and the best thing is…

Judd mat Gaardebounen Cannelloni

Judd mat Gaardebounen is as Luxembourgish as it gets. A hearty dish…

Duo of Puff Pastry Swirls

I love throwing big parties with lots of food – but usually…

Cauliflower Flammkuchen

This ‘tart’ is quite a revelation. The base is completely flourless, and…

Salted Caramel Cups

There is a certain someone in my life who just happens to…

Caribbean Chicken with Pineapple Slaw

Ah, jerk chicken! Fragrant, spiced, rum-laced barbecued chicken from Jamaica – sunshine…

Peanut Butter Cookies with Cacao Nibs

Ah there’s nothing I love more than a good chewy peanut butter…

Quinoa Broccoli salad with pistachios

I like hearty salads that can be a meal in themselves. There’s…

Moist Raspberry And Lemon Cake Moist Raspberry Lemon Cake

I love to make the most of the abundance of summer fruit…

Leek and Roquefort tarts Leek and Roquefort Tarts

A quick and easy lunch that’s perfect for when you don’t feel…

Kachkéis Schmier

Kachkéis is one of those Luxembourgish food oddities that is hard to…

Pineapple Pavlovas

I adore meringues. Crunchy on the outside, with a chewy, sugary centre…

Super speedy fish curry Super speedy fish curry

This curry sauce is whipped up in minutes and doesn’t require any…

Spinach polpette and slaw pitas with cashew mayo Spinach Polpette and Slaw Pitas with Cashew Mayo

Meatballs are a great thing, be it in pasta, sandwiches or just…

Italian panzanella salad Italian Peach Panzanella

This bread salad is bursting with summery flavours: sweet peaches, ripe tomatoes,…

Luxembourgish Flintstone Salad Luxembourgish Flintstone salad

Féierstengszalot is a beloved Luxembourgish classic. It literally translates to “Flintstone salad”,…

Roast Cider Chicken with Apple Sauce

Roast chicken is the stuff that dreams are made of! I remember…

Greek halloumi salad Grilled Halloumi and Lentil Salad

Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of goat’s, sheep’s…

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake

I first discovered lemon and poppy seed cake in the UK –…

Salmon 3 Ways Salmon 3 Ways

In the final of Mastercook, we asked the candidates to come up…

Blueberry Pudding

Pudding is such an easy dessert to make – I wonder why…

Pappered Cheeseburger Peppered Cheeseburger

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my suggestion for a tasty…

Satay Chicken Wrap Satay Chicken Wrap

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my suggestion for a tasty…

Whisky carrots with honey Whisky carrots with honey

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here’s my side dish with whisky. Whisky…

Korean Bibimbap Korean Bibimbap

I’ve been enjoying Koran Bibimbaps in London for the past years so…

Fit Food Salad & Smoothie Fit Food Salad & Smoothie

Mixed salad bowls are bang on trend and I love to assemble…

Asian Beef stir fry Asian Beef stir fry

Sometimes you just want to whip up something quick and yummy –…

Super simple Jam Crêpes Super simple Jam Crêpes

These crêpes are whipped up in minutes and are the perfect for…

Spaghetti with Zucchini ribbons and Pancetta Spaghetti with Courgette ribbons and Pancetta

This is one of my go-to pasta recipes, it’s really quick to…

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sometimes I just crave a potato gratin. A cheesy, creamy potato gratin….

Decadently moist chocolate orange cake Decadently moist chocolate orange cake

This cake is absolutely stunning: there’s no flour or nuts in it,…

Curried Parsnip Soup

Parsnips are an odd vegetable. With its appearance of a large, white…

British roast vegetable salad Roast vegetable salad with blue cheese

The British love a Sunday roast – it’s a weekly ritual that…

Nutella Truffles Nutella Truffles

Truffles are a great Xmas crowd pleaser, so I decided to include this…

Smoked salmon paté stars Smoked Salmon Stars

These festive canapés are super quick and easy to make. I chose…

Vanilla Fudge Vanilla Fudge

Fudge is a quintessentially British treat. Made from boiled sugar, butter and…

Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage and Goat’s Cheese Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage and Goat’s Cheese

This autumnal pasta dish is really quick and easy to whip and…

Apple Winter Warmer Apple Winter Warmer

It’s the first advent today, so time to get into the Xmas…

Roasted Cauliflower Curry Roasted Cauliflower Curry

I’m back in Luxembourg – living here is pretty surreal at the…

Maple Syrup Cookies Maple Syrup Cookies

Ok, I love all foods and ingredients, but those who know me,…

Baked sweet potatoes with miso butter Baked Sweet Potatoes with Miso Yuzu Butter

A few weeks ago I was invited to an evening with the…

Chocolate pear delights Baked Chocolate Pear Delights

November’s in full swing, the leaves are falling from the trees and…

Autumn veggie tacos Autumn Veggie Tacos

I can bang on quite a bit about why autumn is my…

Roast Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese Roast Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese

Autumn for me is soup season for sure! I’m making a new…

Spiced apple muffins Spiced Apple Muffins

Isn’t autumn baking  the very best?! Like, ever?! An abundance of apples,…

Half-Moon Egg Dumplings

Dumplings! What’s not to love about these Chinese goody-bags, stuffed with all…

Roasted Cauliflower and Grape Salad Roasted Cauliflower and Grape Salad

I love how the concept of salads has evolved over the past…

Cherry yoghurt ice lollies Cherry Yoghurt Ice Lollies

These ice lollies remind me of my childhood summers: my mum would…

Tempeh and Quinoa Goodness Bowl with Miso Peanut Dressing

Sometimes it’s just great to open the fridge, browse what’s inside and…

Goat’s cheese tarts with leek Goat’s cheese Tarts with Leek

These little puff pastry tarts are really quick to prepare and are…

Momofuku Milk Bar Chocolate chip cookies Momofuku Milk Bar’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

For those of you who wonder what this recipe title is all…

Quinoa kale salad Quinoa Kale Salad with Grapes

On my trip to NYC earlier this year, one thing really struck…

Baked feta with cherry tomatoes and bread salad Baked Feta, Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach Panzanella

Those who know me know that I’m a massive halloumi fan. Grilled,…

New potatoes with quark and cucumber salad New potatoes with Quark and Cucumber salad

Sometimes in the height of summer it’s great to just enjoy a…

Cherry pistachio cake Spiced Cherry Pistachio Cake

Summer baking is a wonderful thing, just think of all the heavenly…

Spelt Pasta with Broccoli Pesto Spelt Pasta with Broccoli Pesto

People always associate pesto with basil and pinenuts, but there are so…

Broccoli Slaw Broccoli Slaw

I love a good coleslaw – it’s the perfect summer salad to…

Japanese soba noodles with smoky dipping sauce Cold Japanese Soba Noodles with Smoky Dipping Sauce

It might sound strange at first – cold noodles?! But hear me…

Kirsch Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a great way to use up summer fruits. The fruit…

Mirabelle Pancakes with Goat’s Cheese and Poppy Seeds

These thick little pancakes combine sweet and salty delights and are great…

Apple Sanddorn Mousse

This mousse is made with a Luxembourgish apple and sea buckthorn juice…

Pork Scratchings with Apple Sauce Pork Scratchings with Apple Compote

Pork scratchings are one of those weird British pub snacks which are…

Apple Rosemary Cocktail with Whisky

This cocktail is a great autumnal drink but equally great on a…

Cheese and salami muffins Cheese and Salami Muffins

Savoury muffins are the perfect picnic treats, and what’s most amazing is…

Elderflower Cocktail

This is a lovely refreshing summer cocktail, made with elderflower syrup, white…

Granola Squares Granola Squares

Sometimes, when I skip breakfast, I snack on a muesli bar with…

Okonomiyaki Gromperekichelcher Okonomiyaki-Style Gromperekichelcher

This dish is a special nod to both Luxembourg and Japan. It…

Coconut Rice Pudding with Raspberries Coconut Rice Pudding with Raspberries

This lovely Asian-inspired rice pudding makes for a really comforting dessert or…

Spicy paneer jalfrezi curry Spicy Paneer Jalfrezi Curry

I absolutely love making curries at home – there’s just something very…

Mini Thai Chicken Burgers

Yes! Summer’s finally here. Ok, it’s not yet a full-time guest, just…

Beer-battered prawns with mango salsa Beer-battered Prawns with Mango salsa

I love fresh salsas in the summer – serve them with grilled…

Ham-wrapped asparagus with a strawberry basil fizz Ham-wrapped Asparagus with a Strawberry Basil Fizz

As the days grow a bit warmer and sunnier, it’s quite tempting…

Summer Salad Rolls with carrot ginger dip Summer Salad Rolls with Carrot Ginger Dip

During my trip through Vietnam earlier this year, I ate a hell…

Wild garlic prawn risotto Wild garlic prawn risotto

In Luxembourg and in Germany, people really love wild garlic, so much…

Wild garlic spread Wild garlic spread

This wild garlic spread is super quick and easy to make. For…

Wild garlic pesto and oil Wild garlic pesto and oil

The wild garlic season’s in full swing, but what to do if…

Toad in the hole Toad in The Hole

Toad in the Hole is one of those British oddities that no…

Pad Thai The ultimate Pad Thai!

Pad Thai is a very popular stir-fried noodle dish from Thailand –…

Paella de Luxe Paella de Luxe

I don’t know anyone who does not instinctively associate Spain with paella….

Teriyaki-style cod Teriyaki-style Cod

This Japanese teriyaki sauce is really quick and easy to prepare and…

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

These ice cream sandwiches make a fun dessert or afternoon treat. I…

Sweetcorn tostadas with smoky mayonnaise, parmesan and coriander Smoky Sweetcorn tostadas

I just love a good corn on the cob smothered with butter…

Pea and Mint omelette with Feta Pea and mint omelette with feta cheese

This is a super quick and easy recipe, perfect for when you…

Red Velvet Easter Cupcakes Red Velvet Easter Cupcakes

If you ask me, Easter baking calls for fresh, springtime colours! While…

Beetroot Apple Soup with Fennel Goat's Cheese Croutons Beetroot Apple Soup with Fennel Goat’s Cheese Croutons

Winter is on the way out. I wake up to birdsong in…

Grapefruit Gin & Tonic and Cucumber Lemonade

These two cocktails – one with alcohol and the other without –…

Herb-crusted cod with pea risotto

This week’s Mastercook challenge was all about keeping it monochrome. We want…

Cherry Almond yoghurt bowls

Breakfast for me is a strange affair: usually I just make myself…

Duck Breast with wild mushroom risotto

This week’s Mastercook was all about preparing duck breast with a risotto…

Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich

As I’m posting this recipe I am actually on my very first…

Green Tea Dumpling Soup

Chinese new year has arrived, it’s now the year of the goat/sheep,…

Asian salmon with cucumber salad and quinoa

This week’s Mastercook challenge involved cooking a dish fit for a romantic…

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Ah, there’s nothing better than this glorious steak taco: juicy grilled steak,…

Sandwich Snake and Fruit Star Wands

This week’s Mastercook challenge was all about creating a yummy buffet for…

Devilled horseback skewers with baked potatoes and barbecued Brussels sprouts

People always associate barbecues with summer – but for this season of…

Buckwheat Lentil Bowls with Balsamic Onions

This dish was inspired by the vegan challenge on Mastercook. Vegan food…

Halloumi Burger with Pomegranate Guacamole

In the second episode of Mastercook, the challenge was to make an…

Cauliflower Coconut Soup

January days are pretty tough in the UK (and in Luxembourg too):…

Spinach Pasta with Gorgonzola

Mastercook is back on! For 12 weeks, we’re on the hunt for…

Broccoli Ginger Soup

Yeah yeah, everyone is detoxing in January, drying it out without alcohol…

Onion Bhajis, Indian, Bhaji Onion Bhajis

In London, I’m spoilt for choice when it comes to decent Indian…

Whisky-raisin ice cream with pecan brittle

This dessert is a real winter warmer! A boozy ice cream laced…

Potato Cakes with Smoked Salmon and Beetroot Carpaccio

As any good Luxembourger, I have a fond place in my heart…

Festive Chicken Burger

The festive season’s upon us and loads of epic feasts await! But…

Matcha Chestnut Truffles

Christmas is the perfect pretext for me to indulge in afternoons of…

Blue Cheese Filo Bites with Pears and Pecan

There are so many great drinks occasions in December that it’s good…

Black Forest Verrines

Sometimes I just like to be lazy but still feel like whipping…

‘Nordsee’ Fish Tacos

On every German High Street, you’re guaranteed to find a Nordsee branch…

Quick Quark Stollen

I love making stollen at around Christmas time, but I have to…

Custard Apple Tart

The Germans have so many mouthwatering versions of their Apfelkuchen that it’s…

Kaiserschmarrn with Blueberries and Bacon

Kaiserschmarrn is actually an Austrian dish but you find it on many…

Red Wine Cake

Isn’t it funny how wine is used in so many types and…

Cheese Kniddelen

I will never forget my first encounter with Käsespätzle in Munich: it…

Pretzel Schnitzel with Potato Salad

I reckon a plate of Schnitzel and potato salad is as German…

Bread Dumplings with Mushroom Sauce

This is a classic German vegetarian dish and proper autumn comfort food….

Spiced Pumpkin Apple Soup with Parmesan Crisps

The Germans wholeheartedly embrace pumpkin season, and most cafés will have pumpkin…

Bouneschlupp with Cream Cheese Dumplings

Bouneschlupp is a token Luxembourg soup and there are as many versions…

Currywurst

Ahhh Currywurst – what a German treat! It’s a true Berlin staple,…

Gingered Pear Cake with Chocolate

This autumnal cake is perfect for when the days turn colder. It’s…

Hülya’s Courgette Fritters

You could think of these courgette fritters as a Turkish take on…

Imam Bayildi with Rice Pilaf

This is one of my favourite Turkish dishes. Translated literally, Imam Bayildi…

Savoury Baklava

In Turkey, a whole range of savoury pastries are sold under the…

Turkish Yoghurt Soup

Making a soup with yoghurt might sound strange, but it will be…

Chicken Döner Kebab

The döner kebab is such an iconic Turkish street snack, but in…

Dried Fruit Truffles

Right, I love chocolate truffles and I’m kind of addicted to dried…

Turkish Pizza Flatbreads

There’s nothing better than a freshly baked Turkish pizza, or Lahmacun. Topped…

Herby Bulgur Salad

If you like cooking with couscous, you should try swapping it for…

Carrot, Feta and Mint Börek

Traditionally, Turkish cigara börek are filled with feta and parsley but I…

Melon Gazpacho with Ham

For me, gazpacho always used to bring up an image of cold,…

Crab Empanadas

Empanadas are the Spanish answer to pies – filled pastries, which are…

Churros with Whisky dipping sauce

I’m a big fan of deep-fried sweet pastries: doughnuts, Berliner, Verwuerelter –…

Chocolate pots with olive oil and sea salt flakes

I admit that this is a slightly unusual combination. While salt and…

Scallops with carrot puree and chorizo crumbs

Spain prides itself on its seafood and the north-western region of Galicia…

Sherry-braised pig’s cheeks with prunes

This Spanish dish is winter on a plate. Don’t be put off…

Patatas Bravas

Ah, crispy potato cubes served with a spicy tomato sauce – what’s…

Black Pudding Croquetas

There’s nothing more satisfying than biting into a freshly fried croqueta: crunchy,…

Mini Tortillas

I like making these mini tortillas to take to a picnic –…

Corn Fritters with Tomato Salsa

In recent years, chefs from Down Under have left their mark on…

Feta-crusted rack of lamb with mint sauce

I remember the first time I was in England at the age…

Francesca’s Aubergines

This recipe is typical to Puglia, a region in the heel of…

Thai Bouneschlupp with Fennel Meatballs

One of our token Luxembourg dishes is Bouneschlupp – a brothy soup…

Xmas Pudding Trifle

In the UK people usually have a Christmas pudding for dessert on…

Stuffed capon with goose-fat potatoes and stir-fried sprouts

There’s no beating about the bush, a stuffed bird is the must-have…

Beetroot-cured salmon with blinis and dill crème fraîche

This is a really impressive festive starter – the vibrant colour of…

Festive Marmalade Fizz

This cocktail just tastes of Christmas! Orange, cinnamon and bubbly make this…

Bacon-wrapped dates with blue cheese

The flavor-combinations of this appetizer might sound a bit random, but they…

Turkey Wellington with Cranberry Sauce

What would Christmas be without a turkey? I’ve decided to steer away…

Sweet Potato Mash

I love sweet potatoes, they’re not only super yummy, they’re actually very…

Mulled Wine Jelly

You either hate it or love it – wobbly jelly, a strange…

Chestnut Meringue Roulade

What would Christmas be without proper traditions? In our family, the one…

Festive Baking: Candied Orange Speculoos

I love Christmas time baking, but after years of making Zimtsterne, Vanillekipferl…

Salt and Pepper Tofu

This is one of my favourite Chinese starters, and it’s really easy…

Beijing Dumplings

I really have a thing for Chinese dim sum! Whether they’re delicately…

Dandan Noodles

I love ordering a bowl of these comforting spicy noodles every time…

Cherry Apple Crumble with Marzipan

There’s nothing more comforting than a lovely crumble on a cold day….

Apple Cinnamon Syllabub

The first time I heard of this dessert I broke out in…

Chocolate Mousse

This recipe was given to me by Edouard Speck, who I met…

Sticky Toffee Pudding

In the UK, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find a sticky toffee…

Chicken Tikka Masala

This is the most popular curry in Britain! Believe it or not,…

Samosas

Often samosas are wrapped in a thick buttery pastry, which makes them…

Lentil Dhal

A good Indian lentil dhal is not to be dismissed. This is…

Feta Cake with Courgette and Mint

This is one of my favourite party and picnic foods. Not really…

Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are as British as it gets. I can pretty much…

Pimm’s

There’s nothing that screams British summer more than a jug of Pimm’s….

Coconut Victoria Sponge Cake

If I’d have to name one iconic British cake, it would have…

Steak and Ale Pie

If you ask me, this is the mother of all pies! Succulent…

Fish Pie

For most of my English friends, this dish brings up memories of…

Apple Pie

I can’t think of anything more autumnal than a lovely apple pie…

Whisky orange marmalade Cake

This sticky orange cake is a pure joy: moist and buttery on…

Shortbread

If you ask me, Shortbread is the best butter biscuit on earth….

White Chocolate Chip and Smoked Salt Brownies

Let me be straight, these are the world’s best brownies! Gooey and…

Carrot Cupcakes

Cinnamon, cream cheese and an unbeatable texture make carrot cake the king…

Blue Cheese Biscuits

These cheesy biscuits are always incredibly popular at my parties. They go…

Mini Chocolate Beignets

Right, let me be frank, these sound pretty posh, but they’re in…

Hummus

Hummus is one of my absolute favourite dips. In the UK, you…

Earl Fizz

This cocktail came about by accident. I was planning on experimenting with…

Bloody Mary

In English, there’s this great expression “hair of the dog”, which means…

Full English Breakfast

You’ve not really experienced British food unless you’ve had a full English…

Baked Beans

No full English breakfast would be complete without baked beans. But so…

Earl Grey stewed fruit with vanilla porridge

I can’t think of anything more comforting than starting the day with…

Breakfast Smoothie

This is the perfect healthy start to the day. You can of…

Maple Cider Ham

This recipe is a homage to my Luxembourg roots. At home, we’d…

Roast Potatoes

Commonly given the endearing name of roasties, roast potatoes are a real…

Coleslaw

I have to admit it, coleslaw hasn’t got the best of reputations…

Eton Mess

This dessert totally deserves its name: it looks a real mess, but…

Chocolate Orange Macarons

Seriously, who could say ‘non’ to a macaron?! These melting little delicacies…

Cranberry Scones

What would any afternoon tea be without traditional scones? These buttery little…

Cucumber Sandwiches

It doesn’t get more British than this. Cucumber sandwiches are a must…

Flintstone Sandwiches

I must admit that we don’t have many typical Luxembourgish dishes, but…

Fish & Chips with Mushy Peas and Tartar Sauce

There’s nothing more British than a portion of fish and chips. Traditionally,…

Judd mat Gaardebounen Pie

If there is one token Luxembourgish dish, it must be Judd mat…

Raspberry Trifle

You could say a trifle is Britain’s answer to tiramisu: layers of…

Courgette Feta Rolls Summer Aperitivo: Courgette goat’s cheese rolls

It’s been a hell of a looooooong time since I last shared…

Pan-fried Scallops with creamy vegetables Pan-fried Scallops with Creamy Vegetables

Right, I’m back. Just popped out to get some scallops for a…

Red Velvet Cupcakes, Valentine's Day Red Velvet Cupcakes

Oh no, not another Valentine’s blog post! Well, rest assured, this one…

Tartiflette Tartiflette: Cheesy Potato Bake

Yup, you’ve guessed right, I’m still in comfort food mode! And how…

Lentil Stew Lentil Stew: Hearty Dinner for the Colder Months

Snow in London! Lots and lots of snow! Yes, my little terrace…

Spaetzle Spätzle with caramelized onions and pancetta

A happy new year to you all, may it be filled with…

Zimtsterne, Cinnamon Star Cookies, Christmas Baking, Recipe Festive Baking: Zimtsterne (German Cinnamon Star Cookies)

So, I guess Christmas magic has arrived and everyone is in a…

Roast Butternut Squash with Feta and Harissa Creme Fraîche

Phew, what a few weeks! It’s been so busy that I kind…

Quetschentaart - Luxembourgish plum tart Quetschentaart – Luxembourgish plum tart

Quetschentaart, one of the classics of Luxembourgish baking. The simple fruit tart…

Blueberries in Rosemary Wine with Langues de Chat Biscuits

As the days start growing colder again, and the brief summer is…

Amaretto Peach Crumble Cake Amaretto Peach Crumble Cake

Yup, it’s time to crumble again! This time: a crumble cake, my…

Pesto Pasta Salad

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Cucumber Fennel Salad with Mint and Feta

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Melon and Blueberry Salad with a Spicy Kick

Phew, the Olympic Games are over! What a crazy time that was!…

Lemon Almond Cake with Honey

Summer baking is not really such a common endeavour. In a season…

Vodka Ginger Ice Lollies

Summer may have decided to never show up, but I’ve decided not…

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A cookie a day keeps the doctor away! Don’t believe me? Well,…

Orecchiette with Broccoli

Right, if summer decides not to finally make a grand appearance, I’ll…

BBQ Sesame Chicken Skewers

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Japanese-inspired Carrot Salad

I love carrot salads. Well, not really. I actually never liked carrots,…

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Yipee, asparagus season is upon us! I really love love love asparagus….

Coconut Mango Pavlovas with Cinnamon

Hey you! Fed up with the ongoing rain? Desperate for some sunshine…

Chicken, Leek and Mushroom Pie

It’s gone quite bloody freezing over here in the UK again. So,…

Happy Easter: British Hot Cross Buns

I couldn’t actually care less about Easter. Seriously, it’s just some religious…

White chocolate and cocoa Macarons

Right, what is the nicest, most delicious treat in the world that…

Thailand Adventures in Chiang Mai and Khao Soi Curry

What’s the worst about when Christmas and New Year are over? Not…

Perfect little Madeleines for Tea

Do you also have that tendancy to always re-use the same things?…

Blueberry Pancakes with Bacon and Maple Syrup

Horray, it’s pancake day in the UK! For one day, the whole…

Churros with a Chili Chocolate Dip

I absolutely love doughnuts.  I guess it’s hard to beat deep-fried batter…

French Onion Soup

I’m seriously craving comfort food at the moment. Give me cheese, potatoes,…

Apple and Pear Crumble with Custard

Snow! It’s snowing in London. After spending 3 weeks in Southeast Asia,…

Festive Baking: German Vanillekipferl

It’s time for another festive recipe! This time, I’d like to introduce…

Festive Baking: Orange-Marzipan Chocolates

So it’s time to start thinking about Christmas gifts! Oxford street is…

Festive Baking: Florentines

Now that the days are getting shorter again, the light outside mostly…

Cherry Ile Flottante with Honey Tuiles

I’m always trying to master new cooking techniques. Like any proper foodie,…

Fennel and Mint Fritters with Yoghurt Dip

So at this time a year the weather is a bit weird…

Cherry Clafoutis – Summer Fruit at its best

Well, this is supposed to be summer. I keep on endlessly repeating…

Quinoa and Broadbean Salad

Right guys, it’s salad time! After the EHEC/ecoli thread is finally over,…

Fennel and Red Onion Quiche

Right, let me first set one thing straight: yes, I’ve just returned…

Moroccan Meatballs

I’ve never been a fan of meatballs. The word alone sounds silly:…

Festive Baking: Honeyed Gingerbread Cookies

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you can all enjoy this beautiful day!…

Festive Baking: Spiced Cookies

I haven’t been baking this month! At all! Usually during the pre-Christmas…

Festive Baking: Portuguese Custard Tarts

It’s mid November and by now I don’t see any reason why…

Scones for the perfect Afternoon Tea

Is there anything more British than afternoon tea?! Vintage crockery, old-school teapots…

Fig Cakes with Orange Blossom Water

I figured it’s been a while since I last posted a cake…

Pumpkin Coconut Soup with Basil Pesto

The best about this season? Soup! Lots of it. In all variations,…

Pancetta-Wrapped Figs

Oh how I love autumn flavours, they’re simply the best ever! The…

Autumn Chowder – a colourful soup for colder days

I can’t help but say I’m kind of enjoying that summer’s come…

Maki Sushi Rolls

It’s been way too long since my last post! Seriously, time has…

Thai Chicken Skewers

These Thai skewers are a great addition to any BBQ party. You…

Vietnamese Summer Rolls

These Vietnamese Summer Rolls are the perfect snack on a hot day.

Rustic Pear Tart

Going home is all about pure comfort. Revisiting old places, catching up…

Marble Vanilla Chocolate Cupcakes

My life is quite a rollercoaster at the moment, but a fun…

Orange Drizzle Teacakes

I know my metamorphosis into a British person has by now been…

Nougat Glacé with Turkish Delight

So, it’s August and by now you’ve pretty much had all the…

Bamboo Shoot Salad

Let in summer with this refreshing bamboo shoot salad!

Coconut Wan Tans

These crispy wan tans are easy to prepare and make for a…

Cheese Biscuits – The Perfect Appetizer for After-work Drinks

Do you know that 6 o’clock feeling? Getting out of work, feeling…

Breakfast Muffins with Peaches

A weekend at home seems like a real blessing by now. I…

Summery Gazpacho

Summer’s fully here, with 31° over the past few days and lots…

Cherry Rhubarb Streusel Cake

Ever since coming back from Berlin I can’t stop thinking about German…

Olive Rosemary Focaccia

It’s summer, or at least that’s what the calendar is telling me….

Rhubarb Compote with Honey Financiers

It’s rhubarb time! How fantastic is this? I love rhubarb! With its…

Courgette and Taleggio Tart with Polenta Pastry

This weekend it felt like summer in London. 26 degrees and not…

Pine Nut Halva – A Turkish influenced Breakfast

Breakfast bores me. I’m not talking about fabulous weekend pancakes or laid-back…

Cinnamon Baklava

Recently I was lucky enough to spend a full week in Istanbul….

The Perfect Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake. What is more heavenly than the moist seductiveness of a…

Simple Chocolate Cake

As some of you might know I’m not really a chocolate person….

Matcha Green Tea Mini Cakes with Raspberries

These little cute cakes were not supposed to be made. They were…

Tarte au Camembert

Oh lala, I have to say, I am feeling slightly nostalgic for…

South of France and a Pesto Pine Nut Cake

I finally got a well-deserved break from all the stress in London….

Vanilla Easter Cupcakes

This is no April’s fools post! I’ve got some news for you…

Cinnamon Biscotti

Hello, my name is Anne and I’m a cinnamon addict. Cinnamon, Zimt,…

Butternut Squash and Bacon Quiche

I came up with this quiche one night, when I was craving…

Lemon and Blueberry Teacakes

I’m off to Paris tomorrow. Oh oui, c’est magnifique! For 3 days…

Chicken Teriyaki Noodles

Japan, Japan, Japan. If there’s one place and one cuisine I’m obsessed…

Pear Frangipane Tartelettes

Right, the first ever recipe on this blog! Phew, the pressure is…

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