Year: 2017

What is a “guetzli”? // Cos’e’ un “guetzli”?

This morning after the gym I decided to stop by one of my favourite cafes in the neighbourhood …

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Nominated for “Der Koch Blog Preis 2017” i.e. 2017 Swiss Cooking Blog Award :)

Hello again! Yes, I’ve been back to writing and I’m writing a lot you’ll say…yep! Probably, but let’s take it as it comes! 🙂

Or should I say instead: “Hallo” (hello in German)?

Probably yes since I’ve been nominated to participate in this Swiss 2017 Cooking Blog Award or, better & properly said: “Der Koch Blog Preis 2017”.

Cooking is part of travelling…

Almond and raisins soft sponge cake // Torta soffice alle mandorle e uvette

Originally posted on La Vale and Her World:
Here’s a cake recipe good for every season and every moment of the day, from the morning breakfast to the afternoon tea, or the coffee break to the dinner dessert. INGREDIENTS: 200gr white flour 80gr of polenta or “Maizena” 4 eggs 180gr sugar 100gr butter (I used the lactose free) 4-5 spoons of olive oil 4 spoonfuls of almond flakes 50gr of raisins or more if you like 1 glass of milk a pinch of salt 1 baking powder sachet (16gr) 1 grated lemon zest PREPARATION (15-20 mins) Mix the melted butter,  the sugar and the oil into a bowl. Once the mix is smooth, add the 4 eggs, but add them one by one i.e.  add the following one only when the previous egg has been well mixed. Add the milk and the salt and mix with the mixer then the grated lemon zest and mix gently with a spatula. Then add the flour, the corn flour and the baking powder, mix everything and at the…

Ah viaggiare… si puo’ fare anche con un bambino! Cosa portarsi dietro?

Ultimamente i viaggi non sono piu’ cosi’ frequenti come un paio d’anni fa’, ma ci difendiamo.

Sapete non riesco a stare ferma neanche con un bambino. E cosi’ gia’ 3 settimane dopo la sua nascita, abbiamo fatto qualche giorno al lago, e poi ci sono stati altri viaggetti tranquilli tra mare e montagna.

Insomma pur con un bambino riesco comunque a trovare le scuse o le occasioni per scappare, lasciare correre i pensieri, liberare l’immaginazione e respirare quel senso di liberta’, soprattutto mentale, che mi da’ il viaggiare. Lo scoprire nuovi posti…

A Special Come Back: 2 Things that have changed my life // Un ritorno con il botto: 2 novita’!

I know, it’s been a long time since I last published a post on my blog, but everyday life with many things to do together with being lazy brought me to temporarily abandon this beautiful, relaxing and energising habit of writing.

How many times did I have something to write? Well, so many! But actually 2 things prevented me