It is looking like tofu but it is tasting like cow. That’s basically all you need to know about sérac. Sérac is a by-product from the cheese production and mainly consumed in alpine regions of Switzerland and France. Continue reading “Quésaco sérac?”
Italians are very proud of their cuisine. And you cannot really blame them since most of it tastes damn good. However they also tend to be a bit neurotic about it. A little sprinkle of parmesan over a pasta dish with fish might ruin your friendship with an Italian. Continue reading “Ragù alla bolognese”
Barbecue season is here! German manufactured barbecue Lotus Grill has been on the market for a few years now. Designed as an ultra-portable grill, Lotus Grill is advertised as being a smokeless charcoal grill that is easy to use, time efficient and easy to clean, while still giving you the true barbecue experience. Continue reading “Review of the Lotus Grill”
Before the steel industry and later the banking sector, Luxembourg was first and foremost a rural country. That’s why most culinary specialties are peasant dishes using few cheap and available ingredients. Kniddelen is the perfect example for this and is one of my favourite Luxembourgish dishes. You could describe the Kniddelen as a mixture between German Spätzle and Knödel.
If you have never heard of the Valaisian specialty brisolée, do not worry. I have met Swiss people from Geneva (merely 60 km away from the canton Valais) that do not know what a brisolée is. I shall help you out! Continue reading “Briso – what?”
Fall season is pumpkin season! Continue reading “Pumpkin Gnocchi”
Fondue is a winter staple in Switzerland. It is perfect after a day of skiing or outdoor activities or generally on a cold winter night. The preparation is fairly simple, the most important is the choice of top quality ingredients. Continue reading “Swiss cheese fondue”
This classic salad is the perfect summer salad. Light and refreshing yet very satisfying. I usually eat it as a main dish, although you could do this as a starter if you reduce the quantities. The salad also looks very nice and stylish, so it’s perfect for a dinner party. Continue reading “Salade niçoise”