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 event, you can see the round up so far here. The deadline is 21 December so there is still […]

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 have a bit of fun, go for a few rides, scream when coming down from the Power […]

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 where I shopped for food that I would like to share. Part I: London I spent one […]

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 full interest and attention to read her post from start to end. I agree with Karen, it […]

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 have an electric party grill which serves perfectly my need: last week, I had a very nice […]

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 popular but not really Chinese food. This time I want to introduce some basics, a […]

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 had made raspberry fool in an alternative way using Bifudus Natural Yogurt. As I am consious […]

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. One day I found a pack called PAIDOL in the flour column, I asked my Swiss friend […]

Read More

Homemade flour tortillas without lard

Can you see the tortillas up there look like teddy bear?   Years ago, when I told my neighbour that I was going to have fajita for dinner and when she saw the store bought flour tortilla wraps I had, she said they are much nicer to make them yourselves. She makes the individual tortilla […]

Read More

Quinoa, sweet potato, potatoes patties

I haven’t found a way to keep blogging regularly. Anyway, after a long break, I am trying again. I will keep my intro short. Got a sweet potato and a few new potatoes at home and have not eaten quinoa for a long long time, flicking the Tibits & Hiltl cookbook in German (LOL) !!! […]

Read More