The origin of the name “pound cake” goes back to the fact that it often consists of equal amounts of butter, sugar, egg and flour, one pound of each to be precise. But not only the pound cake, the sponge cake also consists of these ingredients (originally in equal amounts as well). It is not the ingredients that make the difference, it is the order in which the main ingredients are combined to …Read more →
Like last year, I have the impression that this year also went by like a whirlwind, my inner clock tells me 2013 went by even faster than 2012.
2013 started for me at one of the southern most places in the world, …Read more →
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 →
This weekend I needed a bit of color in my life. Over the last weeks, the city has been hiding itself behind different shades of grey and – in between – some batches of fresh white snow. After all these sunless days, I needed color. A new bunch of fresh flowers, colorful tulips to be exact, were not sufficient this time to brighten up my weekend…Read more →
Good bye 2012, Welcome 2013. For me, the last year has gone by in a whirl wind. I was able to make a lot of new experiences, meet inspiring people, make fantastic travels, work on my photography and play around in the kitchen. As exciting the last year has been …Read more →
“Life is like a box of truffles. You never know what you get.” to freely quote Forrest Gump.
Today’s sweets are deceptive: they look like coconut balls but the …