A tasty recipe for Bun Cha – grilled Vietnamese meatballs served with a Vietnamese noodle salad with fresh herbs and citrus dipping sauce (nuoc cham). A healthy and delicious dish, perfect for lunch or dinner.
My latest contribution to Discovery, the in-flight magazine for Cathay Pacific, is currently out now on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights. This month’s foodie feature is the classic Vietnamese dish called Bun Cha, consisting of grilled pork meatballs served with an abundance of fresh herbs on a bed of vermicelli noodles. Read More
The Swiss Bircher Muesli is the original overnight oats. Make this quick and easy overnight oats recipe for a healthy and delicious breakfast. Recipe with step-by-step photos.
One of the most popular recipes from Switzerland is bircher muesli, perhaps even more so than fondue or raclette.
But if you have never heard of bircher muesli, it is probably because it is better known as overnight oats in the rest of the world, especially in the US.
Crunchy and slightly chewy Ginger Snap Cookies, spiced with ginger and sweetened with honey. They are deliciously addictive and so easy to make. You won’t be able to stop at one!
Ginger Snap Recipe
There is a book shop in Zurich which has a large section filled with English books, and a curiously large section filled with American and British food for the expats. I use the term “food” loosely because it is really only snack food (or, rather, junk food) on offer, but I suppose these are the sorts of things you miss when you move to another country.
These No-Bake 5 Ingredient Granola Bars are soft and chewy, and just the thing to make for a snack on the go. Perfect for lunch boxes.
When it comes to snack time for the children, I frequently reach for easy options like cut up fruit, yoghurt, or maybe rice crackers spread with butter and Vegemite. If we have friends visiting during morning or afternoon tea, I love to make a batch of pikelets which are always a hit with the children.
Baked Camembert with Honey & Raspberries is a delicious addition to any cheese platter, and perfect as an appetiser for small parties. Easy to prepare with just a few ingredients, with tips on how to cook your camembert to perfectly.
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Switzerland is almost synonymous with cheese and, with the vast array of different cheeses produced in this tiny country, it’s pretty perfect for a cheese lover like myself.
It would probably take a whole blog post for me to talk about my favourite Swiss cheeses, but it is suffice to say that we always have a fully stocked cheese container in our fridge.
Deliciously sweet, sticky and spicy cocktail sausages. Perfect for entertaining!
As an expat living in Switzerland, it is hard to ignore comments about the cost of living here and how everything is extraordinarily expensive. Indeed, when you compare the cost of some products sold in neighbouring countries, the same product can sometimes be triple the cost in Switzerland.