Winter Comfort Food – A Recipe for Hot Chestnuts

Filed in Food and Drink, Recipes, Swiss Traditions, Switzerland by on December 26, 2019 0 Comments
Winter Comfort Food – A Recipe for Hot Chestnuts

Winter Comfort Food – A Recipe for Hot Chestnuts Nothing says Autumn and Winter in Zurich more than a bag of hot roasted chestnuts. It’s fun to buy them whilst you’re out and about in town but it’s easy (and a lot cheaper) to make them at home too! Hot Roasted Chestnuts Ingredients 500g – […]

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Swiss Chocolate Truffles

Filed in Chocolate, Food and Drink, Recipes by on September 29, 2019 0 Comments
Swiss Chocolate Truffles

Swiss Chocolate Truffles Swiss Chocolate truffles are delicious and what’s more, extremely easy to make. See the recipe below for full instructions. Ingredients 200 g good quality Swiss dark chocolate (preferably 60 – 75 % cocoa) 100 ml double cream Optional: 1 tsp grand mariner, whisky, grappa or other spirit Cocoa powder, chocolate sprinkles, chopped […]

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Raspberry and Strawberry Eton Mess

Filed in Food and Drink by on July 26, 2019 0 Comments
Raspberry and Strawberry Eton Mess

Raspberry and Strawberry Eton Mess This simple recipe tastes delicious and only takes a few minutes to make. The classic recipes uses just strawberries and you can do that too – but I like to make it with whichever red berry I have in season, and it tastes great with both berries. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 […]

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Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad

Filed in Food and Drink by on July 13, 2019 0 Comments
Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad

Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad This is a super simply but really tasty Summer salad. The key thing is to be generous with the basil and to make it more visually appealing use different coloured cherry tomatoes. It’s vegetarian – but of course you can add anything you would like to it to make it more […]

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Sprouting Mung Bean Salad

Filed in Food and Drink by on April 8, 2019 0 Comments
Sprouting Mung Bean Salad

Sprouting Mung Bean Salad Ity Tiwari runs Indian Cookery Courses at her home in Wallisellen just north of Zurich. Relaxed and informative the classes are fun to join and you learn so much too! We were lucky enough to be invited to one of them and this is the recipe which Carmen prepared that evening. […]

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Crustless Broccoli, Cheese and Onion Quiche

Filed in Food and Drink by on April 4, 2019 0 Comments
Crustless Broccoli, Cheese and Onion Quiche

Crustless Broccoli, Cheese & Onion Quiche (Vegetarian) Ingredients A little butter and a little olive oil 500g fresh or frozen broccoli 5 large or 6  medium eggs 1/2 cup single cream 1 – 2 cloves garlic chopped 1 small – med onion chopped 1 cup grated cheese (I use mix of Cheddar & Gruyere but feel to choose) Method 1. Preheat oven to […]

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