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Green salad with grilled peaches and goat cheese

Green salad with grilled peaches and goat cheese

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 …

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Oh Ticino

Oh Ticino

Easter felt like April had arrived early. Even though this year the Easter weekend fell onto the last few days of March, it sure felt like April: the weather changed its mind at least once a day and provided a mix of clouds, rain and beautiful sunshine. It made sure to …

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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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Hunting the color – shrimp skewers with avocado cream

Hunting the color - shrimp skewers with avocado cream

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…

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Advent Calendar Day 8 – Snowy Zurich and Porcini Potato Soup

Advent Calendar Day 8 - Snowy Zurich and Porcini Potato Soup

Winter has not even officially started. According to the astronomical calendar we still have fall. But as we know Frau Holle (Mother Hulda) does not stick to calendars and she covered Zurich in snow yesterday (actually not the first time this fall). I grabbed my camera and strolled through …

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Long strolls and pumpkin soup

Long strolls and pumpkin soup

The leaves changed color. Days are getting shorter and shorter. The first snow has already passed. Days are getting colder. Every day more and more trees lose their fall foliage. But that is no excuse …

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