Hello. I can’t believe it, but it has been a long time since the last post. I hope you had a great time while I was gone. I have quite a number of posts in the pipeline, but never had the time to finish them during the summer months. The reason? …Read more →
The first time I saw macarons in Zurich I did not even bother to look at them properly. They looked so colorful and cute, but as a white chocolate lover my eyes were all fixed at the truffles selection at Zurich’s Sprüngli. I kept ignoring their macarons, the Luxemburgerli, for quite a while. But this time is far in the past – I have really ….Read more →
Scottish Shortbread – They are one of my favorite biscuits with their sandy texture. So far I always went for the store bought version (the red package with the kilt, basically the only one available here in Switzerland).
But I had to learn that shortbread is …
Sun, where are you? If I look through the window, I just see grey. Outside the wind is a constant companion and the temperatures are somewhere between one and 10 degrees centigrade, depending on the daily mood of our dear weather. But sun, where are you? You have been hiding behind a thick layer of grey clouds for weeks now. Because of you, it does not feel like spring. Even the plants struggle with this “spring”. And so do …Read more →
I am becoming a bigger and bigger fan of homemade truffles. They are so easy to make – at least these ones… and they make a great present or just a lovely side for a cup of tea or coffee.
These truffles are a variation of the pistachio truffles I posted in December ….Read more →