Honey spice bread

Honey spice bread

As the air outside begins to chill and the holidays loom, I inaugurated my holiday bakes with a honey spice bread. Honey spice bread, or pain d’épices as it known in France, is a traditional bread that is both popular in the Alsace region and within France since the 1400s. Centuries of bakers have perfected honey spice bread, and […]

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Perfect pumpkin cheesecake

With the weather turning colder and the leaves changing color, I wanted to make a traditional fall dessert. In Switzerland (and most of Europe), eating pumpkin as a dessert is rather rare and honestly, a bit odd. But thanks to my US friends, I decided to try my hand at a pumpkin dessert… and I’m so […]

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Poached Pears In White Wine & Cardamom (Ottolenghi)

A light, easy to make and beautiful poached pears with white wine and oriental spices from Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook.  A healthy dessert! Finally! Well, at least it’s fruit-based:-) I was looking for a light, fruity dessert to end my hearty dinner party on and found these poached pears in white wine & cardamom recipe in Yotam […]

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The best soft milk chocolate chip cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies! For my first cookie recipe, I’m sharing my version of the original Nestle Tollhouse cookies. I’ve made a couple of tweaks to the Nestle recipe: I’ve replaced the dark chocolate chips with milk chocolate bars (most things taste better with Swiss milk chocolate!), removed the nuts and doubled the vanilla. The end […]

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