Baking for the voluntary fire brigade

Happy Saturday! What a week! There was so much going on I barely had time to work on my personal projects, nor update you guys. The week was full of business and business events after I returned from Malta and only today was a little more relaxed - even though I ended up running errands up until now, too. Today the Voluntary Fire Brigade here in Opfikon opened their doors for everyone to see their ...

Baking Season

"In der Weihnachtsbäckerei, gibt es manche Leckerei, ..." does anyone know this German Christmas song? I was in Germany, Ingolstadt (near Munich), this past weekend to see most of the family. My uncle turned 50 last week so everyone came together and we had some wonderful times there. My grandma listened to this German song in the car when they drove down from the north of the country to meet us. She had it stuck ...

Chocolate Cravings Satisfied

You know this. Everyone probably knows this. I have such a sweet tooth - especially for chocolate. Not being able to eat regular chocolate all too much (lactose), I have to find other ways to satisfy my craving. Preferably somewhat healthy. I don't always eat super healthy, hell, I drink every weekend and love my glass of wine. But given the chance and with some time, I always try to work out a somewhat healthy ...

Guaca Everywhere

You might have noticed that I love using avocado whenever I have the possibility. Be it as a substitute for butter, smashed on a piece of toast or simply in form of a good guacamole - you cannot go wrong with avocado. Imagine one would be allergic - is that even possible? I think it would be my nightmare come true. Either way; as you might remember I had a dinner with a few girls ...

Cloud Bread Breakfast

Breakfast. Who doesn’t love breakfast’ Now, I am not talking about needing it. I totally have my phases – swinging from not being able to live without my breakfast to not wanting to eat at all before lunch (and living on coffee and hot lemon water before). Since a few weeks now, though, I literally need breakfast again to function. It seems that every time the summer ends and the colder, darker days near, I ...