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Garlic Confit Mashed Potato

Filed in Food and Drink by on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Garlic Confit Mashed Potato

Garlic Confit Mashed Potato   Ingredients     For the mash: 3 medium potatoes 1 tsp salt 3 or 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup cream (or whole milk) salt and pepper to taste For the garlic confit: 2 cups olive oil or duck fat 1 head of garlic   Method   Make the garlic […]

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Cultural Combo-Platter: FestSpiele Zurich 2016

Cultural Combo-Platter: FestSpiele Zurich 2016

  Cultural Combo-Platter: FestSpiele Zurich 2016     Theatre, Music, Dance, Opera, Art, Lectures and much more 3rd – 26th June . Hungry for music? Art? Opera? Maybe some dance on the side? For Festspiele, which runs from 3rd-26th June, Zurich’s top cultural institutions collaborate on a city-wide smorgasbord of musical, theatrical, operatic and artistic […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid May 2016

What’s On in Zurich Mid May 2016

  What’s On in Zurich Mid May 2016   Mother’s Day Ideas 8th May Sunday 8th May is Mother’s Day in Switzerland. See here for some ideas on what to do – or gifts to buy – in Zurich for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day Apero Saturday 7th May  there’s a Mother’s Day event at RUMOUR fashion […]

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Davidoff Tour Gastronomique 2016

Davidoff Tour Gastronomique 2016

Davidoff Tour Gastronomique 2016   Renato Wüst Photo credit Grand Resort Bad Ragaz This month Davidoff kicked off its “Tour Gastronomique” with an event at the Restaurant IGNIV by Andreas Caminada at the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz. It was a celebration of the “Gault Millau Cigar Man of the Year” which had been awarded to […]

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Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Despite the ridiculously cold temperatures, not to mention the snow falling in Zurich on Sunday, there was a long line of people of all ages qeueing up to take (almost) all their clothes off and jump in the river! What’s more they had to pay for the privilege – as well as register in advance […]

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Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

The Spanish artist Guillermo Rodriguez is presenting his latest works “Landscapes of the Soul” at a special exhibition in his atelier at Forchstrasse 307 on Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th from 2pm to 8pm.  Don’t miss the opportunity to talk to this talented artist and view his latest collection.  Guillermo, though born in […]

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Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Outside Zurich, Travel by on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Where in the world is this?  This photo was taken on a November day …. but where was it?  Spain, Egypt, the Caribbean? . Hidden Gems …. the Blausee Switzerland   In fact the top photo was taken at Blausee, a beautiful, crystal clear aqua-coloured lake in the Bernese Oberland, not far from Interlaken.  A […]

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Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Every year there is an fabulous treat in store for chocolate lovers all over Zurich as the Honold  Schoggi-Tram wends its way through the streets of Zurich for just 10 wonderful days. Commissioned by Confiserie Honold the tram is a vintage model, beautifully furnished with wooden seats and brass fittings,  and on board you get […]

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Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz

Filed in Things To Do by on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz

Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz Here are the answers to the locations of the 12 selected fountains in Zurich we thought that you might know. Fountain One Fountain Two Fountain Three Fountain Four Fountain Five Fountain Six Fountain Seven Fountain Eight Fountain Nine Fountain 10 Fountain 11 Fountain 12 Information on the fountains of […]

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Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Have you ever seen the “Herzbaracke” moored up near Bellevue in Zurich and wondered what it is? It’s actually a cross between a house boat and a “floating theatre”, equipped with a restaurant and a stage and all beautifully  decorated in  the style of “la Belle Epoque”. Federico Emanuel Pfaffen and his troupe perform dance […]

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