Naturally dyed Easter-Eggs in Blueberry Juice

It’s Eastertime! And even when I am really busy I have to take at least a bit of time to celebrate Easter, so I made these quick and easy purple dyed eggs with Blueberry Juice. All you need is: White eggs Blueberry Juice – you can use storebought blueberry juice, the purer the juice, the…

White Chocolate with (a lot of!) Almonds

When times get busy (as is the case with me right now) I sometimes yearn for a sweet little something – and for a little time for cooking, even if it is just a couple of minutes. With this in mind, I dared to try tempering chocolate – and I created a white chocolate with…

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…

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….

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…

Parsnip Hummus: A Seasonal Winter Vegetable Hummus Variation

I absolutely adore hummus – and it is really so completely easy to make. All you need is a food processor or a blender and a handful ingredients and that’s it! This time I made a little seasonal and local winter vegetable variation with Swiss Parsnips. Ingredients (as a side or starter for 3-4 people):…

Easy Vanilla Mini Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

I prepared those mini cupcakes with my dear friend and favorite writer Nicole who wants to learn how to bake – and I know cupcakes often look intricate, basic cupcakes are actually one of the easiest thing you can bake and the whole thing is done in less than 30 minutes (plus cooling time)! The only…

Homemade Hummus Variation: Tomato Hummus

I always miss fresh tomatoes in winter, but this tomato hummus brightens up my mood right away – and makes a great gift for others who feel the same! And the recipe is as simple as it is good, so let’s go! Ingredients (6-8 jars of hummus): 3 cans of chickpeas 1 jar of sun-dried…