Crispy Oven Roasted Chickpeas with Curry

Do you like chickpeas? If yes, you will not be disappointed with these: Crispy chickpeas seasoned with curry – a recipe ripe for vegan snack heaven! Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas (ca. 240g) 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of curcuma 1/4 teaspoon of powdered ginger 1 teaspoon of curry…

Overnight Flaxseed Chocolate Pudding

Start or end your day with this (vegan) overnight high fibre chocolate pudding! It just takes 5 minutes of work the night before and you’re ready to go! Ingredients (4-8 portions, depending on hunger and portion size): 90g ground flax seeds 2.5dl oat milk (or any kind of milk you like) 2-3 tablespoons of maple…

Öpfelchüechli – or Swiss Apple Cake Bites

This is – literally – the easiest baking recipe I’ve ever made. And it’s delicious, moist and full of warm apple flavor – so let’s get right to it! Ingredients (ca. 20 Apple Cake Bites): 600g Apples, peeled and chopped into ca. 1 cm sized pieces 1 tablespoon of lemon or lime juice 120g Butter,…

Apéro Favorite: Crostini with artichoke cream and chorizo

These crostini with artichoke and chorizo are one of my all time favorite fingerfood go-tos – even though I am personally not a big fan of artichoke, the flavor combination with the spicy fatiness of chorizos is an absolute dream – and they only take 15 minutes to make. This post is based on a…

Apple Strudel – a classic and comforting winter dessert

This lovely seasonal winter sweet treat brings back childhood flavors for sure! And with a little cheat – using storebought Strudel pastry – this Apple Strudel is done in no time. It’s also really easy to prepare and keep in the fridge until it’s nearly time for dessert – then just pop it in the…

Swiss inspired One-Pot Lentil Stew with Wienerli

Is there anything better in autumn than a hearty lentil stew? Although the summer here in Colorado still seems to last a little longer, it still gets a bit chilly at high altitudes. That made me dig up this old Swiss recipe and make some adjustments – the original recipe, a lentil and bacon stew,…

Goulasch Bernese: One Pot Inspiration for your Outdoor Kitchen

    Having spent a lot of time outdoors this summer there was little time for fancy cooking creations yet a lot of time for outdoor kitchen experiments! This Swiss recipe from Bern is an all time favorite for a simple, yet delicious meal you can cook directly on a fire. All you need is…

Rhubarb Crumble with Tonka Parfait

It’s Rhubarb season in Switzerland! And what better way to celebrate than a sweet and tangy Rhubarb crumble paired with a parfait? Classically, I’d serve a vanilla parfait, but I recently purchased a couple of Tonka Beans and I wanted to experiment a little. Tonka beans are similar to Vanilla beans in processing but a…

Fudge Brownies: The fudgiest brownies you’ll ever eat!

In Switzerland, usually brownies are a bit more like cake and contain nuts, however, ever since I tasted fudge brownies in the States, I have become obsessed with creating my own version of them, so here we are: melt in your mouth Fudge Brownies! Danger of addiction guaranteed! Ingredients (33 x 23 cm baking tray):…

Chocolate Banana Muffins filled with Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients (12 muffins): Muffins: 2 very ripe bananas 1 egg 80g butter 100g sugar 50ml milk 1 sachet vanilla sugar 180g flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 0.5 teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate pinch of salt 80g dark chocolate, chopped into pieces Ganache filling: 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped 130ml full or half cream Preparation: Muffins: Melt…