Posts Tagged ‘Raspberry’

Raspberry Mississippi Mud Cake

Raspberry Mississippi Mud Cake

“Is Betty Bossi the Swiss answer to the American Betty Crocker?” I asked myself when I first encountered Betty Bossi products and recipes in a Swiss supermarket. I was pretty surprised when I learned that this was actually the case. “Not very creative”, I thought, “and also very similar”. Both Bettys are fictional characters, creations by resourceful companies. While the American Betty was invented to give responses to customer product questions a name (and face), the Swiss Betty was promoting the use of margarine through simple recipes. By now Betty Bossi has evolved into a successful Swiss imperium selling cookbooks and food products under that brand name which does not have much to do with margarine anymore …

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Good bye 2013 – Welcome 2014: Raspberry Lime Bellini

Good bye 2013 - Welcome 2014: Raspberry Lime Bellini

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, …

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Raspberry Dark Chocolate & Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles

Raspberry Dark Chocolate & Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles

I love raspberries – in case you never noticed. And I love numbers … also just in case … About every fifth of my posts this year used raspberries as an ingredient. I …

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Raspberry-Tiramisu

Raspberry-Tiramisu

The smell of coffee reminds me of cosy Sunday winter afternoons in my childhood. The delicious smell of coffee all over the apartment. We would sit down with a board or card game. My parents with a …

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Raspberry-lime macarons

Raspberry-lime macarons

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 ….

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The Swiss summer and a mixed berry smoothie

The Swiss summer and a mixed berry smoothie

According to the Böögg the Swiss summer is going to be a cold and wet one.

The Böögg is to Zurich what is to Punxutawney. Kind of at least …

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Raspberry-almond-white chocolate brownies

Raspberry-almond-white chocolate brownies

A few weeks back I realized that I had about a kilogram of white chocolate “sitting around”. They were left over ingredients from my advent calendar baking. One entire kilogram – I was …

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White and dark chocolate dessert with raspberry sauce

White and dark chocolate dessert with raspberry sauce

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 …

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Eton Mess – Raspberries, cream and a personal challenge

Eton Mess - Raspberries, cream and a personal challenge

“Eton WHAT?!?!” – This was more or less my reaction when reading through the program for the Plate2Page workshop in Somerset six months ago (I can’t believe half a year has passed since then…time has been flying!). Eton Mess – Eton like the college and mess like …

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