Quarantine Kitchen: Harissa and Chickpea ‘Shakshuka’ with Burnt Aubergine and Tahini Sauce

I'm pleased to announce that I have, for the second time this cursed year, unexpectedly found myself in government-mandated quarantine! When we left for the U.K., there was no quarantine upon return to Switzerland (there was on arrival in the U.K., but we knew that). Of course, travel was not advised and we were well … Continue reading Quarantine Kitchen: Harissa and Chickpea ‘Shakshuka’ with Burnt Aubergine and Tahini Sauce

Saag / Palak Paneer (Spinach & Cheese) Curry Recipe

There will come a day when I don't start my posts by apologising for my recent inactivity. Today is not that day. I'm sorry for the delay in sharing, I've been feeling quite uninspired recently with relentless coursework, group projects and exams. I WILL DO BETTER! In any case, today I'm sharing my recipe for … Continue reading Saag / Palak Paneer (Spinach & Cheese) Curry Recipe

Brussels Sprout, Root Vegetable, Farro, Goats Cheese and Pomegranate Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

I feel like I need to take a breath after writing that overly-wordy recipe title... I decided to post this separately to my ode to brussels sprouts, but consider it a complement. With its multitude of colours, textures and flavours, this is a super comforting and easy winter salad which uses very seasonal ingredients. I … Continue reading Brussels Sprout, Root Vegetable, Farro, Goats Cheese and Pomegranate Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

An ode to everyone’s least favourite vegetable: the brussels sprout

And two ways to cook & serve them... I really like brussels sprouts. An abnormal amount. I strongly believe that they deserve better than to be relegated to the Christmas-specific category of foods - that being said, feel free to bookmark this for Christmas inspiration if you find yourself lacking. Perhaps because of the general … Continue reading An ode to everyone’s least favourite vegetable: the brussels sprout

Early observations on the difference between Swiss and U.K. university

...and an insight into what I'm actually doing here! For those who've been wondering what on earth I'm actually doing with my life in between writing blog posts about mushrooms and posting scenic pictures of Lake Lugano, it will enlighten you to know that I am actually partaking in higher education! Bold of me to … Continue reading Early observations on the difference between Swiss and U.K. university

Your guide to a weekend in Wengen

Wengen is the Switzerland that popular culture has implanted in your mind's eye: the sound of music Switzerland, Heidi Switzerland - picture perfect alpine Switzerland. With so many people (read: maybe 4 people) asking me about the beautiful place where we spent Tom's birthday weekend, I thought I'd give our mini-break a write up. Although … Continue reading Your guide to a weekend in Wengen