Plum Tart

Plums and apricots are plenty right now and I think a tart is one of the nicest ways to make use of them. I usually make this tart with plums only, but today I did not have enough to cover the tart so I mixed in some apricots – to a really nice result. Ingredients…

Picnic potato salad

Serves 6 This potato salad is a picnic essential. We used to make this as teenagers for our Richmond Park (London)  picinics, alongside with ham & cucumber sandwiches. Ingredients: 1,5kg waxy potatoes 1 jar of pickled cucumber a handful of small cherry tomatoes a big bunch of chives 1tbsp of Dijon mustard 1 tsp white…

Picnic meatballs

This recipe is for Patricia, who visited us from Canada a week ago, who so much enjoyed these meatballs  at our family picnic in the wonderful Lainzer Tiergarten. Contrary to its name, the Lainzer Tiergarten is not a zoo but rather a very nice piece of nature within the boundaries of Vienna. There are deer,…