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Summer in the garden

This summer has definitely been one for the books. Just as quickly as it came, it went, and now we're easing into autumn.

Sep 06, 2015 01:14 PM | Read more

Summer in the Austrian Alps

The day after school was out for the summer, we packed our bags and were off to Austria for a week of hiking in the Alps.

Aug 16, 2015 07:57 PM | Read more

Plate to Plate: Kaiserschmarrn

The fifth Plate to Plate challenge features a typical Bavarian and Austrian dish.

Jul 27, 2015 08:15 AM | Read more

Visiting Swiss Historic Hotels

My husband and I have a hobby: we like to stay at historic hotels. Not only do we try to stay at hotels which belong to the Swiss Historic Hotel society, we also specifically pick hotels which have a history and have been around for a while. Not only in Switzerland, but in any country we visit.

Jul 19, 2015 09:40 PM | Read more

Strawberry shortcake

Waiting for strawberries is so hard. They are the first fruit after the winter citrus and every year it seems like it takes forever until the first ones ripen in the garden. Once the end of May/beginning of June rolls around, I start looking for the little red berries.

Jun 29, 2015 09:16 PM | Read more

Roasted Asparagus with Mozzarella

The asparagus season is slowly coming to a close, and I'd like to share one of my favorite dishes I made this year.

Jun 21, 2015 04:59 PM | Read more

Denmark for the weekend

A short trip to Denmark had us visiting castles and walking along the coast.

Jun 11, 2015 07:50 PM | Read more

Cheesecake with rhubarb compote

Let spring begin with rhubarb!

May 14, 2015 09:51 PM | Read more

Carona and San Salvatore

We escaped the rain north of the Alps for a weekend of sun in Ticino.

May 09, 2015 09:41 AM | Read more

Plate to Plate: Chocolate Babka

The fourth Plate to Plate challenge features another Yotam Ottolenghi recipe, this time from his "Jerusalem" cookbook.

Apr 20, 2015 09:15 PM | Read more

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