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…

Low Carb asparagus, ham & egg casserole: Asparagus season is here!

The asparagus season is here, and early for Switzerland! You can read more about it on the homepage Juckerfarm. For me, the asparagus season means one thing above all else: spring! Today’s low-carb asparagus, ham & egg casserole is inspired by a Betty Bossi asparagus roll recipe and. Paired with green salad and a piece…

Spicy Chicken Pita with Parsnip Hummus, Chickpeas and Red Cabbage Slaw

I love Pita’s – they are the perfect vantage point for creative, wholesome, seasonal and quick meals! This pita recipe I developed a couple of weeks back in the midst of winter, but all the vegetables I used are still in season, so let’s give it another go! What you’ll need is storebought pita’s, hummus…

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…