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…

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…