Ham and Cheese Hand Pies

Tasty Ham and Cheese Hand Pies which are a great way of using leftovers. These hand pies are filled with ham, béchamel sauce and vegetables, but you can use any leftover meats and vegetables you like.

ham and cheese hand pies on blue plate with salad and blue napkin

Cooking with Leftovers

My mother is someone who can effortlessly create a delicious three-course meal from a simple fridge raid, with an uncanny ability to never let anything go to waste. Sadly, I did not inherit this talent, nor did I inherit the palate to eat leftovers.



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Swiss Macaroni and Cheese with Applesauce (Älplermagronen)

A creamy Swiss Macaroni and Cheese with Applesauce (or Älplermagronen mit Apfelmus). This is a classic alpine dish from Switzerland and is simply the best macaroni and cheese recipe you will ever try!

swiss macaroni cheese with applesauce with napkin

Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

Every winter, my family and I try to make the most of the ski season by spending most of our weekends skiing. And every winter, we always spend a few weeks in the Swiss alps for some downtime in the snow.



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Spinach Lasagna

A simple and delicious Spinach Lasagna using a homemade béchamel sauce and marinara sauce. This vegetarian lasagna will be a hit even with the meatlovers!

spinach lasagna in black baking dish with plate of salad

Spinach Lasagna

I love a good lasagna and it’s a satisfying dish to make when you have time to potter about in the kitchen.

With spring having finally arrived in Zurich and warmer weather slowly creeping into the forecast, I wanted to make a baked pasta dish, but nothing too rich and heavy.



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Cheese Fondue

How to make a classic Cheese Fondue using Gruyère, Vacherin Fribourgeois and Camembert. This classic recipe from Switzerland is perfect for sharing with friends.

cheese fondue in black pot

Cheese Fondue

Cheese melted in white wine … could there be anything more delicious?? In Switzerland, cheese fondue is hugely popular, and this is hardly surprising given that the country is a proud and world-famous producer of many excellent varieties of cheese.



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Cheese Soufflé

A classic recipe for Cheese Soufflé with step-by-step photos. Instructions for large and individual soufflés. Making soufflé is easier than you think!

large cheese souffle on metal tray

This post has been prepared in collaboration with Kenwood Swiss AG, but the content and opinions are my own.

My husband’s great-aunt, whom we call Marraine, is a spritely 93 years old who still loves to cook and bake for the family. At the top of her list is a Cheese Soufflé which, to most ordinary people, is a rather frightening and panic-inducing dinner suggestion. Yet, this is what Marraine makes on a regular weeknight for dinner!

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How to Make Raclette

How to make and serve raclette, a traditional Swiss dish, at home with a raclette grill. Tips on what kind of cheese to use, and what to serve with raclette.

raclette grill with raclette cheese

Raclette

Cheese has featured quite a bit on my blog lately, and for good reason – we are coming into winter here in Switzerland! As soon as the nights start to become a bit chilly, the Swiss can be seen tucking into a bubbling pot of Cheese Fondue or sharing a raclette dinner with friends.

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