Radishes Stem to Leaf: Radish and Egg Tatar with Radish Leaf Pesto

Following up on the recent Radish Green Pesto, this recipe is a full Leaf to Stem meal, using all parts of the radish in this Radish and Egg Tatar. Served with wholegrain bread it makes for a yummy lunch sandwich or light dinner. Ingredients (for 4 portions): 1 bunch of radishes 6 eggs 6 tablespoons…

Leaf to Stem: No Waste Radish Green Pesto

You have probably heard of Nose-to-Tail cooking, where all the parts of the animal are eaten. The same no waste food philosophy applies to vegetables and fruits as well, where it is called Stem to Leaf. Today, I used the green leaves of radishes, a part often gets thrown out, and I made a pesto…

Swiss Rösti and Gruyere Breakfast Bake

I am in weekend mood – and today that means one thing: Hearty breakfast or brunch comfort food! I opted for a Swiss twist on a potato breakfast bake with Rösti, Cervelat (a Swiss type of sausage) and Gruyere Cheese and – because I am feeling a bit under the weather and not up to…

The Spitzbub: a Classic Swiss Cookie

Today I would like to present one of my favorite childhood memories: Spitzbuebe! A classic Swiss cookie filled with a berry jam of your choice. The little treats were given the name “Spitzbuebe” (mischievous boys) because the classic Swiss Christmas cookies were always stolen by the children in the prelude to Christmas – at least…

Seasonal Beetroot Hummus: Bring a little Spring color into your life

  What do you do when it feels like spring but the season just hasn’t quite caught up yet? I popped a little pink spring color to celebrate my spring feelings with this seasonal quick and easy beetroot hummus variation. Ingredients (2 jars of hummus): 200g beetroot (peeled and cooked) 1 can of chickpeas (ca….

Spicy and Creamy Vegan Lentil Curry Soup

I love lentils – and they are good for you! So today’s recipe is a hearty and vegan bowl of comforting goodness: a Spicy Lentil Curry Soup with Coconut Cream – and it’s done in less than 30 minutes, a perfect dish for a quick and yummy midweek dinner – so let’s get right to…

Parsley Pesto: A nearly all year round seasonal pesto variation

The classic pesto is made with basil – unfortunately, basil season is not as long. Nevertheless: don’t despair, pesto is available all year round! One of my favourite herbs for pesto, which is in season almost the whole year, exept of January and February, is parsley! In Switzerland, it can normally be bought locally in…

Homemade Ravioli with a Potato & Truffle Filling

  Sometimes Sundays are a time to treat yourself to something you would otherwise only have on very, very festive occasions. So for this Sunday, we made ourselves a batch of homemade Ravioli with Potato and Truffle Filling. This meal can also be served as a pasta course in a multi-course menu, as we did…

Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter and Almond Bites

Yes, peanut butter – yes, chocolate – yes, low carb – and yes, delicious and bitter sweet – and most importantly: Those low carb peanut butter and chocolate almond bites require only 15 minutes of work and no baking! So let’s get right to it – Ingredients: 200g of dark chocolate (min. 70%) 4 tablespoons…