Honey, Soy & Sriracha Cocktail Sausages

Deliciously sweet, sticky and spicy cocktail sausages. Perfect for entertaining!

honey soy sriracha cocktail sausages in baking dish

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.

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Walnut Cake

A delicious and moist Walnut Cake using seasonal walnuts, rum and honey. This simple cake looks stunning baked in a bundt pan.

walnut cake on wire rack with fresh walnuts

Seasonal Walnuts

It is that time of the year again in Switzerland when the Advent is approaching and the children are becoming excited about meeting Samiclaus (the Swiss version of Santa Claus) on St. Nicholas Day on 6 December.

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Honey Madeleines

These Honey Madeleines are dainty little sponge cakes baked in a scallop-shaped mould, flavoured with a hint of honey for a delicious tea time treat. This madeleine recipe includes tips on how to make madeleines perfectly every time.

honey madeleines on tray

Stopover in Paris

Summer holidays usually mean catching up with my husband’s family in Brittany, France, and this year was no exception. We opted to take the train this summer, a long 12 hour journey but which gives us an excuse to stopover in Paris for a bit of family fun (and shopping for moi).

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Salty Honey Pie

Try this utterly addictive Salty Honey Pie recipe from the Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book.

salty honey pie on plate

My husband and I recently welcomed our baby daughter into the world, a beautiful bundle of joy who loves to sleep but who is still mastering the art of how to do it well. Some days are better than others, and some nights are better than others.

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Madeleines with Lemon Curd

Madeleines with Lemon Curd, a delicious madeleine recipe from Rachel Khoo from The Little Paris Kitchen.

madeleines lemon curd rachel khoo little paris kitchen

Madeleines with Lemon Curd

I am rather surprised that it has taken me this long to try this popular madeleine recipe from Rachel Khoo. In my defence, I already had a madeleine recipe to which I have been faithful to for many years, plus I felt that Rachel’s recipe was a bit fiddly for me.

And with a tiny tot distracting me whenever I am in the kitchen, I didn’t think I was safe around multi-step recipes.



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