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…

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…

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…

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…

Swiss Winter Cabbage and Raclette Cheese Pie

Purple is the new winter color – or at least if you ask this red and white cabbage Wähe. For anyone not Swiss: Wähe is a traditional, pie or quiche-like dish made of pastry filled with vegetables, cheese or anything else you can think of. Inspired by the delicious recipe by Juckerfarm Farmticker, I opted…

Lasagne al Forno

What’s your favorite part of the Lasagne? Mine is the crust – always the crust! Lasagne always makes me happy, a comforting treat for a cold and grey Sunday or a hearty meal that brings family and friends together. Let’s dig in! Ingredients: Bolognese 2 onions (finely chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 2…