Finally. I made my way to Pinterest. You might call me a late adopter. Many of you have found Strudel & Cream through Pinterest, so you will …Read more →
I only celebrated Halloween once in my life, during my high school exchange year in Canada. I carved pumpkins, dressed up (as a cow, for the records) and went trick or treating with a couple of friends. Almost every house in the small Canadian town I was living in was participating. Many, many kids and …Read more →
Last weekend I returned from a few more weeks of travel with beautiful Indian summer weather in Canada. On Saturday, I arrived back in Switzerland, a little past the first snow of the season (in the higher areas above 800 m). Beautiful weather on …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 →
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 …