Gnocchi with a Ham and Leek Sauce

Gnocchi, Gnocchi, Gnocchi – there are so many good dishes you can make with Gnocchi! Today I opted for a creamy ham and leek sauce that brightened up the leftover Gnocchi I had left in the freezer. So here you go: Ingredients (for 2 people): Gnocchi (here you can find the homemade Gnocchi recipe) 1…

Beetroot Pesto with Homemade Pasta

What do you do if you have any leftover beetroots? I made a delicious, brightly colored pesto with the remaining beetroot from the beetroot and goat cheese Flammkuchen and served it with homemade pasta. The following recipe is for two people, but we have prepared a large portion of the homemade pasta and dried the remaining…

Dark Chocolate Tartelettes: A Bittersweet Delight

    If you love dark chocolate s much as me, you will absolutely love these little tartelettes! And they are actually quite quick and easy to make, especially if you use store bought dough. Ingredients: Tarte Shells For the tarte shells, either with homemade or with storebought dough, see the recipe for the Lemon…

Roasted Pumpkin and Feta Salad with an Onsenegg

I absolutely loved this seasonal fall or winter starter with pumkin, feta cheese and a perfect onsen egg. For the onsen egg, I used a Sous-vide Machine to cook it for 50 minutes at 64.5°. However, if you don’t have a sous-vide machine, you can always prepare a poached egg or combine the salad with…

Carrot Cake Hearts: Be my Swiss Valentine

  Carrot Cake is a traditional cake served in Switzerland, specifically in the canton Aargau. With a icing sugar glaze the cake traditionally comes in orange and white and is a hit for any party. This time, I adapted this Swiss classic recipe to create little Valentine’s Day carrot cake treat – with a white…

Parsnips & Tomato Hummus: A Seasonal Vegetarian Starter

            Winter comes in many colors – that’s why I call this particular starter shades of orange: Honey-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots on Tomato Hummus. Ingredients (for 4 people): Tomato Hummus 1 tablespoon of butter 1 small onion (finely chopped) 1 garlic clove (finely chopped) 4-5 Parsnips 2 carrots 1 teaspoon…

Homemade Pasta Basics

  Homemade pasta! Don’t be afraid, making pasta is not hard at all, with just a bit of practice you will be able to produce pasta in no time – and pasta is so versatile, you won’t run out of ideas anytime soon either! For the basic pasta dough you only need 4 ingredients: flour,…

Fluffy maple sirup Pancakes: Brunch made easy

Who doesn’t love pancakes! I particularly love them with maple-sirup and, if I feel particularly indulgent, bits of bacon. This recipe is a slight adaptation of Jamie Oliver’s easy and unbelievably fluffy pancake batter method. I added a bit of maple sirup into the batter for an extra kick of that maple goodness – they…

Low-Carb Red Thai Curry Soup with Carrot Zoodles and (Soup-)Chicken

        Here we go with another one of my favorite Thai inspired recipes with a eco-conscious laying hen chicken twist. This is also one of my go to recipes if I want a healthy, low-carb dinner with very little calories: I opted for carrots and Shirataki Noodles instead of classic Noodles. Shirataki…

Seasonal appetizer: Flammkuchen with beetroot, goat cheese and honey

  These seasonal, vegetarian Flammkuchen bites are sure to bring joy! And the beetroot always manages to bring a bit of color into winter season. Ingredients (for approx. 4 people): 1 Flammkuchen dough (storebought) 1 small beetroot 50g goat cheese (creamcheese) 2 tablespoons crème fraiche 1-2 tablespoons honey (liquid) salt and pepper Preparation: Preheat oven…