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 →
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 →
Every country, every region seems to have its own variations of birthday traditions. To some people receiving birthday wishes before their actual birthday might mean bad luck, while to my granddad wishing a happy birthday the evening before spoke of good manners. It was a …Read more →
I am always quite reluctant when it comes to serving desserts that contain raw eggs to friends. I have never had a problem with raw eggs – knocking on wood – but I simply want to be on the safe side.
So when friends came over the other night, I felt like preparing chocolate mousse – but without raw eggs. I ended up preparing …
In order to open the second door of the advent calendar all you need is melted chocolate, nuts, dried fruits and a bit of patience. This will lead you to chocolate bark which makes a …Read more →