Chocolate Cake Pops or Cake Balls: Leftover Cake Recipe

Do you ever have leftover cake? Here’s a really easy way to keep leftover cake from drying out and to make it delicious and fun: Chocolate Cake Balls! Ingredients: Leftover Cake (no matter what kind) Cream Cheese (whatever kind you have, I used leftover Mascarpone) Powdered Sugar (optional) 100-200g of Chocolate (finely chopped) Sprinkles or…

Spanish Tortilla with Wild Garlic

Spanish Tortillas are amazing and really versatile. Here’s a little spring twist: Wild Garlic Tortilla. As an added bonus, this cheesy garlicy goodness is the best leftoer recipe for using leftover potatoes and cheese from raclette night. So here we go: Ingredients: 1-2 handfuls of wild garlic 5-6 eggs 40-80g cheese (whatever kind you have)…

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!

It’s windy and cold outside, and warm and cozy inside. For me, there is in such moments nothing better than to take a little time for myself and bake something delicious. And since I’ve become an absolute fan of coconut in the last few weeks, this recipe has become a new favorite: Coconut Chocolate Chip…

Kale Chips: Simple, Seasonal, Crunchy-delicious!

I know, I know, I am really late to this party – but honestly, I just couldn’t imagine kale chips to be any good. I always thought it’s just the latest symptom of a health craze that put fewer calories over taste – boy was I wrong! So here I am, admitting it without any…

Homemade Rafaelo Style Coconut White Chocolate Almond Balls

There’s no need for a long introduction for these – they are done in 15 minutes work time and a nice little treat to accompany your afternoon tea or any other occasion that calls for a sweet little something. Ingredients (ca. 30-40 balls depending on size): 300ml sweetened condensed milk 100g white chocolate 150g coconut…

Easy Fish Mousse Spread for Elegant Appetizers

This salmon fish mousse spread has been handed down in my partner’s family for quite a while now. It is originally a recipe for “Mousse de poisson fumé” taken from an old recipe book or maybe newspaper article, yet no one quite remembers which one – However, a cut out has survived glued into a…

No Bake Chocolate Cornflakes Cookies

One of my favorite childhood memories are making these really easy, no bake chocolate cornflakes cookies: Yes, they are so easy, even a toddler can do them – there will probably be a mess, of course, but looking at the kitchen after I have been baking, I must admit that I haven’t changed much in…

Spicy Jalapeño and Peperoncino Quesadilla

Living in Colorado and travelling throughout New Mexico I have learned one thing for sure: I absolutely love Quesadillas! They are the ultimate comfort food, immensely easy to prepare and so amazingly variable – I very often just make Quesadillas in order to use leftover vegetables or meat. Working @home at the moment my moments…

Rustic Swiss Caramels with Pistacchios

Swiss Caramels are a classic Swiss sweet treat that are not unlike fudges in taste but crumblier and have more “melt in your mouth” texture – you usually get them at autumnfaires and they really are quite addictive. In this version I added some salted pistacchios to the caramels – if you like the combination…

Apple Crumble Cheesecake Bar with Homemade Caramel Sauce

It’s apple time!! With about 16 kg apples eaten per year per capita, apples are by far the most popular fruit in Switzerland! So this is my version of combining the love for fresh apples with a bit of the American influence I’ve taken on over the years; I made Apple Crumble Cheesecake Bars! Creamy,…