Italiano Amaretti Cookies Recipe

as seen in TasteSpotting Learnt from Rosa’s Yum Yum’s post on Pecan Sandies that there is a worldwide cookie event called “Eat Christmas Cookies” by Susan at “Food Blogga” (USA), so I thought I can submit my amaretti too. This is already Season 2 of this Read more…


Street Food Experience in basel herbstmesse (autumn fair) 2008

Peterplatz, from the outside Basel Herbstmesse or Herbschtmäss in Swiss German (Autumn Fair) is the oldest and largest fair in Switzerland (this is the 485th times this year). It is an event which not only kids look forward to but also for those who are young at heart who wants to Read more…


Homemade Chinese Hotpot Rice

Most of you would be familar with various types of hotpot: cheese fondue, fondue chinois, chinese hotpot, shabu shabu, sukiyaki, hot metal pot udon, Korean Stone bowl rice, etc. I like everything cooked in hotpot. My family and ex-colleagues all know I would never Read more…


A Culinary tale of two cities: part I london

Last week I did not cook anything special or exciting as I was travelling between UK and Holland back and forth. Or neither I went to any fancy restaurants this time but still I have come across some interesting food and places Read more…


Another Milestone ….

Thanks to Karen from Rambling Spoon for passing the Diamond award to me. This is the second time I receive this award, I wish this were a real diamond, just kidding!!! Actually I have only discovered Karen’s blog very recently, her post “Are there any Good Food Writers?” have drawn my Read more…


Easy prepared korean chicken BBQ

BBQ is very popular in the summer but sometimes you may just feel like to have a bit of meat but at the same time, do not want the hazzle of setting up the BBQ. Then what would you do? I Read more…


How to Prepare Chinese vegetable e.g. ‘Choi Sum’

This is very encouraging and pleasing indeed, it shows a lot of people are interested in chinese cooking. I have an impression that in Europe, e.g. Switzerland, among different Asian cuisines, Japanese and Thai food have become more and more Read more…


Early Summer Delight: “Absolutely fabulous Raspberry fool (Plan B)”

Raspberry fool made with Bifidus Natural Yogurt You may wonder why I would have 2 raspberry posts with plan A and plan B. This is because yesterday I had the 3rd harvest of the raspberries in our garden. And I Read more…


What is ‘paidol’?

I like going to supermarkets to discover all kinds of things. Since baking bread is my new hobby, I have tried to understand different types of flour here in Switzerland as the flour types and grading varies from country to country. Read more…


Korean Glass Noodle (Japchae)

Somehow every time I make Japchae, it’s hard to just make a small portion, all the ingredients add up together will make a big bowl. I wish my good friends live nearby so I could just let them know and Read more…